Laura Merrick

Recent retirement as faculty member in the ISU Agronomy Department. Currently non-degree graduate student at the University of Iowa focused on environmental and public health in relation to water quality, community engagement, and coalition building within local watersheds. Interim Chair of Ioway Creek Watershed Coalition, a 20+ year old citizen-science water quality monitoring group in central Iowa.

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Kate Giannini

Kate Giannini is a communications specialist at the Iowa Flood Center, at the University of Iowa IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering Department. Kate leads outreach, communication, and research activities for the Iowa Watershed Approach at the Iowa Flood Center and serves as liaison between IIHR researchers, IWA partners, and external stakeholders.