Executive Committee

1st Vice President

Gloria Mazza

10480 Juan Calle
Clive, IA 50325
H: 515.401.5585
C: 515.829.6198
Email: gloria@iowafrw.org

Gloria Mazza became involved in politics when first volunteering for Mitt Romney’s campaign logging 800 volunteers hours. Discovering the desire to stay involved in politics she became the volunteer coordinator for the Republican Party of Polk County and volunteered at the county office.

This led her to her first campaign, working as Office Manager for Mark Jacob’s campaign for U. S Senate.
Currently, Gloria serves as the Executive Director for the Republican Party of Polk County, Iowa’s largest county.

She served as President of the Polk County Republican Women from 2014-2015 leading the club in being recognized by the National Federation of Republican Women with the Highest Percentage of Membership Growth in the country. The club hosted their first full day women’s conference with special guest, Presidential candidate Carly Fiorina.

Gloria’s professional career spanned 23 years with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources as Outdoor Skills Coordinator for the State of Iowa and enjoyed pheasant hunts with Governor Branstad and a deer hunt with rock and roller Ted Nugent.

She now resides in Clive after a ten year absence from Iowa, moving to New Jersey in 2001 with her husband Tom. She has one adult daughter and two grandchildren.

2nd Vice President

Peggy Dandy

405 6th Ave #1303
Des Moines, IA 50309
H/C: 515.822.8627
O: 515.253.6406
Email: peggy@iowafrw.org
Facebook: Peggy Dandy
Twitter: @PeggyDandy

Peggy Dandy is a Supervisor at John Deere in Urbandale, Iowa. She received her Masters in Business with an emphasis in Global Business from Upper Iowa University in 2012.

After engaging in politics in Arizona and Iowa, Peggy decided to become more involved and joined the Republican Women of Black Hawk County. With career moves, she ended up in Wisconsin for a short time, then back to Iowa continuing involvement with the Republican Women organization and campaigns. Peggy is most comfortable campaigning with candidates door-to-door.

Peggy currently resides in Des Moines, Iowa and is a member of Polk County Republican Women. She serves as a Human Rights Commissioner with the City of Des Moines Human Rights Commission.

Secretary

Lori Leonard Reyman

5483 140th St.
Holstein, IA 51025
C: 712.369.1227
Email: lori@iowafrw.org

Lori Leonard Reyman, owner of Section 23 Media, is an award-winning writer, editor and publicist with 25 years’ experience in communications and media relations, and a lifelong involvement in Republican politics. Lori serves as an officer on the IowaFRW Executive Board member, as state Public Relations Chair and on the National Federation of Republican Women Public Relations Committee. She is committed to expanding the federation’s influence and relevance, and strives to engage citizens of all ages in the election process.

She and her husband, Dennis, split their time between two family farms near Cushing and Holstein where they raise registered cattle. Their household includes Lori’s mother, Gloria, and their Miniature Schnauzer, Sam; and their family includes one son, one grandson and another grand on the way.

Lori graduated from Iowa State University with degrees in Journalism and Animal Science. She volunteers for community and commodity organizations and serves in leadership and volunteer roles at Faith Lutheran Church AALC of Holstein. She is a God, family, country, cows – in that order – kind of gal.

Her favorite quote: “Our chief want in life is to find someone who will make us do what we can.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

Treasurer

Cheryl Weisheit

802 NW School St
Ankeny, IA 50023
H: 515.965.5841
C: 515.249.8584
Email: cheryl@iowafrw.org
Facebook: Cheryl Weisheit

Cheryl Weisheit currently works for Image Sport as their accountant. She brings 37 years of senior management-level expertise in private, public and non-profit accounting arenas.

Cheryl is currently President of the Polk County Republican Women and previously served as Treasurer for the Polk County Republican Central Committee.

Cheryl attended Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. She was born in Colorado Springs, Colorado and has lived in Marshalltown, Mason City, Keokuk and Henderson, Kentucky.

Cheryl resides in Ankeny with her husband Randy who is self-employed. She has three adult children and four grandchildren.

Immediate Past President

Kim Reem

4833 Foxtail Ct
Marion, IA 52302
H/C/O: 319.560.8801
Email: kim@iowafrw.org
Facebook: Kim Teaney Reem
Twitter: @KimReem

Kim Reem brings over 25 years of grass-roots political experience to the clients of Reem Consulting. She consults for legislative, local, and ballot issue campaigns, and has particularly enjoyed working with current and former Speakers of the Iowa House of Representatives.
In 2015, Kim was elected 4th vice president of the National Federation of Republican Women (NFRW) for 2016-17. She is the Campaign Committee Advisor and Region 5 District Director, serving Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas.
Kim is immediate past president of the Iowa Federation of Republican Women (IowaFRW). During her 2014-15 term, she led the IowaFRW through a complete rebranding process, which laid the groundwork for the Iowa federation to win the NFRW Public Relations Award. She was also recognized as a finalist for the 2015 NFRW Ronald Reagan Leadership Award.
Kim is a founding member of Five Seasons Republican Women (FSRW) in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, where she served as president from 2012-13, and as treasurer from 2008-11.
Kim is a board member of the Linn Eagles PAC, which works to elect Republican candidates from Linn County, Iowa. She is a member and past co-chair of the Linn County Republican Central Committee.
Kim is a member of First Budget’s Iowa Cabinet, which is focused on the national debt; and she is an Iowa advisory board member for the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition, which works to ensure funding for U.S. programs in diplomacy and international development.
Kim serves on the board of directors at Mission of Hope in Cedar Rapids, and she is a member of Gospel Light Baptist Church, where she is involved in youth ministries and marketing.
Kim attended Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids and Maranatha Baptist University in Watertown, Wisconsin.
She and her husband Jim, a computer software engineer, have two daughters: Kylie and Lauren.

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