Staff

We are excited to work with you, but the nature of campus ministry means we are not always at our desks.
Feel free to email us!

Rev. Anna Blaedel

Director & Campus Minister

Anna is a campus minister, phd student in theology, and queer UM discontent, whose spiritual practices include the sacrament of brunch, sharing silence with strangers and beloveds, waking up before dawn, walking in the woods, and riding the subway.

Email Anna

Cheri Barr

Business Manager

Cheri Barr is our incredible support staff who gets everything organized and running smoothly by keeping track of all the details that make the Wesley Student Center run.

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Board of Directors

Dr. Sally Hoelscher - Chairperson
Freelance writer, Christian educator, and retreat leader

Ann Showers - Vice-chairperson
Director of Revenue & Reimbursement at The University of Iowa Health Care

Rev. Sean McRoberts - Secretary
Lead Pastor at St. Mark’s UMC, Iowa City

Megan Petkewec
Costume Shop Supervisor, University of Iowa

Dr. Suzanne Stock
Orthodontist, Iowa City 

Rev. Anita Johnson
Associate Pastor at First UMC, Iowa City

Dr. Christopher Cheatum
Associate Professor of Chemistry, University of Iowa

Dr. Truman Jordan
Retired Professor of Chemistry, Cornell College

Jacob Simpson
Resilient Hoosier Communities Liaison, Indiana University

Rev. Kiboko Kiboko
District Superintendent for East Central District of Iowa UMC

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