2016 - 2017 Program Calendar at a Glance

11:30am - 1:00pm 
Sam & GabesWhy the Financial Planning Profession Fails Women and What You Can Do About ItDennis Markway
 9/20/1611:30am - 1:00pm Urbandale Golf & CCRevocable Living TrustsScott Simpson
 10/18/165:30pm - 7:00pm 
The Iowa Clinic Ankeny Campus Office MotivationSandy McCarty (Meeting with Ames Chapter)
11:30am - 1:00pm 
Urbandale Golf & CCEstate Planning Ann Merkley 

 12/20/1611:30am - 1:00pm 
Sam & GabesN/AScholarship Fundraiser
11:30am - 1:00pm 
Wakonda CCKaren BrehmerIRS Update
2/21/1711:30am - 1:00pm 
Mama Lacona's Restaurant N/ANetworking Meeting  
 3/21/1711:30am - 1:00pm 
Fire Creek GrillKelsey KnowlesWage and Hour Rules and DOL Investigations 
 4/18/1711:30am - 1:00pm 
Wakonda CC

Mary StierLeadership
11:30am - 1:00pm
Wobbly BootsN/ANetworking Meeting
 6/20/17 11:30am - 1:00pm

Wakonda CCLori EggerForm 990
 7/11/175:30pm - 7:00pm Draught House 50N/A Membership Appreciation Event 

                                                                                 2015 - 2016 Program Calendar at a Glance

11:30am - 1:00pm
Wakonda CC
1440 Principle - time and life management, motivation, setting boundaries (CPE) Liz Nead
 9/16/15 5:30pm - 7:00pm  Kirkendall Public Library CPE Meeting with Ames - Tax Topic (CPE) Kristy Maitre from the Iowa State Center for Agricultural Law and Taxation (CALT)
 10/21/15 5:00pm - 7:30pm
Boone Train Dinners

Networking Meeting
11:30am - 1:00pm
Urbandale Golf & CC Critical Concepts in Your Career:  Networking, Mentoring and Don't Burn Your Bridges (CPE) Cynthia Sippel
 12/15/15 11:30am - 1:00pm
Spaghetti Works   Scholarship Fundraiser
11:30am - 1:00pm
Urbandale Golf & CC What the IRS wants you to know (CPE) Karen Brehmer
11:30am - 1:00pm
Legends American Grill   Networking Meeting 
 3/22/16 11:30am - 1:00pm
Fire Creek Grill
Estate Planning (CPE) Chris Cook
 4/19/16 11:30am - 1:00pm
Wakonda CC

Process vs. Goals (CPE) Jean Baker
11:30am - 1:00pm
Urbandale Golf & CC Women & Investing (CPE) Linda Lundstrom
 6/21/16 11:30am - 1:00pm
 Wakonda CC

Insurance (CPE)Bob McConnell 
 7/19/16 5:30pm - 7:00pm  Cowboy Jack's   Membership Appreciation Event

Visit our meeting page for additional information and to RSVP for the current monthly meeting.

AFWA Des Moines Chapter meets on the third Tuesday of the month. Join us for networking or lunch and CPE program. Members and guests can RSVP online with the form on the Monthly Meeting Page.

2016 - 2017 Meeting Costs: AFWA member rate $15, Non-Member First Time Guest rate $15, Non-Member Guest rate $25

Administrative Policies: If you would like to make or cancel a reservation, please contact Treasurer, Carrie Dostal and Jen Johnson.  Per chapter rules, if you register and do not attend, you will be charged the cost of the luncheon/dinner.  For more information regarding administrative policies such as complaint and refund, please contact us at
Official National Registry Statement: AFWA is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors:  150 Fourth Avenue, Suite 700, Nashville, TN 37219-2417 or through its website: