Board & Management

Board & Management:

Learn about the board(s) and management of the Battleship IOWA Museum.

Board of Directors

Chairman of the Board

RADM Mike Shatynski, USN (ret.) – BB-62 Main Engines Officer

President & Chief Executive Officer

Jonathan Williams


Becky Beach – Fundraising Professional


Ross O’Brien, CPA


Tanya Acker – Attorney, media consultant and Television Commentator

Douglas Herman – The Strategy Group

Craig Johnson – Chairman of the Board at Crail-Johnson Foundation

Nate Jones – Founder of Kids, Hands, and Minds

Dan Kehl – CEO of Riverside Casino & Golf Resort, LLC

RADM Scott Jerabek, USN (ret.)

Patrick Kohler – Co-Founder of Databolic, Inc.

Jeff Lamberti – Attorney and Former Senator for the State of Iowa

Vanessa Lewis, CPA – Non-profit Financial Reporting Consultant

Bruce DD Mac Rae – State Public Affairs Vice President at UPS

Scott Palmer – Attorney

Arlo Sorenson

President’s Advisory Board

President’s Advisory Chair

Bruce DD Mac Rae – State Public Affairs Vice President at UPS

President’s Advisors

Ken Clapp (pending) – Retired Nascar Executive

Simon Conway – Talk Show Host at WHO Radio

John Ek – President at Ek & Ek

RADM G.E. Gneckow, USN (ret). – Commanding Officer, USS Iowa (BB-61) 1983-1985

Amy Grat – CEO of International Trade Education Programs (ITEP)

Donald Hall  – President of Hall Towing, Inc.

Jane Johnson – Co-Chair of the Admiral Gravely Awards

CAPT Richard McKenna, USN (ret.) – Community Leader

Donne Moen – Retired Vice Chairman of Union Bank

Wayne Ratkovich – President & CEO of The Ratkovich Company

Lars Reierson – Investment Professional

John Shultz

Matt Sodl – Managing Director & Co-Founder of Innovation Capital

National Leadership Council

Governor Terry Brandstad – State of Iowa

Senator Chuck Grassley – State of Iowa

Supervisor Janice Hahn – Los Angeles County Supervisor, District 4

Councilman Joe Buscaino – City of Los Angeles Council, District 15

Senior Staff

Jonathan Williams – President & CEO

Michael Getscher – Executive Vice President & COO

Ross O’Brien – Treasurer & CFO

David Canfield – Vice President & CIO