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Cedar Rapids

College District

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Established in 2007

Empowering the community ever since.

The College District is a non-profit alliance committed to revitalizing the District by improving the quality of life in our community. We are dedicated to increasing the vitality and attractiveness of our District and building partnerships with surrounding neighborhoods to raise awareness of and to create a more desirable area that is inviting to business and pleasure.

The Board

Philip Wasta is the Executive Director of the MedQuarter Regional Medical District.  Wasta is a graduate of the University of Iowa - College of Liberal Arts with a Bachelor of General Studies degree.  A graduate of the Leadership for Five Seasons program, he has consistently dedicated decades of service in many influential community organizations such as the Fifteen In Five/PLAY Committee, Witwer Center, the American Cancer Society of Linn County, and the Downtown School Committee.  Wasta has served on the District board since it was founded in February 2007.

Phil Wasta

President

Karla Sibert is the owner of Dairy Queen#4 located on 16th Street NE.  She attended the University of Iowa, and Pacific Travel School. She was involved with the travel and tourism business for the majority of her life. A 1994, graduate of the Leadership of Five Season program, she has stayed committed to her passion of volunteering with several non-profit organizations within the community and the State of Iowa. Karla has served on several boards; Miracles in Motion, the Cedar Valley Humane Society, and founded The Iowa Equine Rescue & Awareness League, in 2006. 

Karla Sibert

Vice President

Isaiah Pirtle is the Branch Manager of Collins Community Credit Union.  Isaiah has held a few different management positions at the Credit Union since he started in 2011. Prior to working at Collins Community Credit Union he was a student at Kirkwood Community College where he studied Business and Economics. He loves to work with his community and its citizens. Isaiah works closely with Cedar Rapids Police Protective Charity and their efforts to raise money for annual events like “Santa Cop” and “Cops & Kids Back to School.”

Isaiah Pirtle

Secretary

In January 2007,  Kevin Platz joined the Cedar Rapids Area Association of REALTORS® as Chief Executive Officer. He reports directly to the Board of Directors and is responsible for managing the staff, financial and asset management, strategic planning, oversight of government affairs and community involvement, continuing education and public relations and event planning.

Kevin Platz

Treasurer

Larry Lee is the Vice President for Facilities and Operations for Coe College since September 2016. Larry has a history of working at a number of higher education institutions including Carnegie Mellon University, Allegheny College and the University of Denver where he served in roles including Director of Athletics, Associate Vice President and Vice President at two institutions.  

Larry Lee

Philip Wasta is the Executive Director of the MedQuarter Regional Medical District.  Wasta is a graduate of the University of Iowa - College of Liberal Arts with a Bachelor of General Studies degree.  A graduate of the Leadership for Five Seasons program, he has consistently dedicated decades of service in many influential community organizations such as the Fifteen In Five/PLAY Committee, Witwer Center, the American Cancer Society of Linn County, and the Downtown School Committee.  Wasta has served on the District board since it was founded in February 2007.

 

Let’s Engage

Phone Number: 123-456-7890    /     Email: info@mysite.com   

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