Staff Directory - Iowa 4-H Foundation

Staff Directory

The Iowa 4-H Foundation staff is pleased to assist you with your charitable giving needs. You may contact us by phone during our business hours (8am-4:30pm, M-F) or send an e-mail anytime using the addresses provided below:


Emily Saveraid
Executive Director

Contact Emily for questions about:

  • Program Donations
  • Corporate Partnerships
  • Annual Campaigns
  • Annual Giving & Donor Clubs
  • Fundraising Campaigns
  • Online Donations
  • Gifts through ISU Foundation
  • Foundation Program Grants & Financial Assistance 
         Direct: (515) 294-1552

Melanie Oeltjenbruns
Marketing & Development Manager


Contact Melanie for questions about:

  • Foundation Fundraising Events
  • Event Sponsorship     
  • Website, Social Media and Press Releases
  • Four Word and Enews         
  • Internship Opportunities
         Direct: (515) 294-4780

Brenda Frankenfeld


Contact Brenda for questions about:

  • Charitable Gift Policies and Procedures
  • County Endowments (deposits, withdrawals, and reports)
  • Financial Statements and IRS 990 Tax Returns
         Direct: (515) 294-1542

Jaleel Khan
Accounting Assistant 


Contact Jaleel for questions about:

  • County Endowments (deposits, withdrawals and reports)
  • Name and Address Corrections
  • Gifts and Giving History
  • Donor Records
  • Charitable Raffle/Gaming License
       Direct: (515) 294-7581


Celine beggs
Administrative Specialist


Contact Celine for questions about:         

  • General Foundation Information
  • Alumni Registration
  • Event Registrations and Appointments
  • Donor Plaques, Pins, and Certificates
        Direct: (515) 294-1537

Mary Clancy
Scholarship Coordinator 

Contact Mary for questions about:

  • Iowa 4-H Foundation Scholarship application     
  • Scholarship Recognition Program
  • Scholarship Opportunities          
  • General Scholarship Information
       Direct: (712) 830-1321
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