Lydia Quick, Executive Director
Lydia attended Christian school her entire life, including college. She has been involved with IACS for several years, serving first as a board member, and then in recent years providing part-time administrative support to IACS. Lydia has over twenty years experience in non-profit work, eight of those as Advancement Director at a Christian school in Ankeny, Iowa. Lydia lives in Ankeny with her husband KC, and their three children who attend a Christian school.
Dr. Josh Bowar, Interim Outreach Director
Josh is a graduate of Dordt University and holds a doctorate degree in educational leadership from the University of South Dakota. He has decades of experience in Christian schools from the elementary to college level, serving as a teacher, a school leader, a graduate professor, and a consultant. He is currently the Head of School at Sioux Center Christian School. Josh has also served as the board president of IACS and is passionate about coaching leaders, walking alongside schools through the improvement process, and encouraging further expansion of Christian schools in Iowa. He is active at the state level in advocating for Christian education.
Lobbyist: Eric Goranson, Goranson Consulting, Inc.
Eric is a graduate of Des Moines Christian School and William Penn University and has been lobbying for IACS since December of 2006. He owns Goranson Consulting, Inc., a multi-client lobbying firm in Des Moines. He also serves as President of Iowa Advocates for Choice in Education and Chair of Iowa’s Educational Opportunities PAC. Eric is a former member of the Iowa State Board of Education.