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Midwest Region Board of Directors

  • Heather Hart, Chair
    Executive Director of Human Resources

    Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana-Lafayette
    3101 South Creasy Lane
    Lafayette, IN 47905

  • Darren K. Hoff, Chair-elect
    HR Director/Chief of Staff

    University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, College of Pharmacy
    5-130 Weaver Densford Hall, 308 Harvard Street SE
    Minneapolis, MN 55455

  • Renee Hiller, Past Chair and National Board Representative (2019-22)
    Director of Human Resources

    Michigan Technological University
    1400 Townsend Drive, 2nd Floor Lakeshore Center
    Houghton, MI 49931-1200

  • Connie Putland, Membership and Chapter Engagement (2018-2020)
    Assistant Chief Human Resources Officer

    University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
    800 W. Main, Hyer Hall Rm 337
    Whitewater, WI 53190-1790

  • Shanna Legleiter, At-Large Member (2018-2020)
    Associate Vice President of Human Capital Services

    Kansas State University
    103 Edwards Hall, 1810 Kerr Drive
    Manhattan, KS 66506

  • Ruth Appleton, At-Large Member (2019-22)
    HR Specialist

    Iowa State University
    3210 Beardshear Hall
    Ames, IA 50011

  • Jake Lathrop, At-Large Member (2019-22)
    Consultant to the Executive Vice President

    Michigan State University
    1407 S. Harrison Road, Suite 40
    East Lansing, MI 48823