University of Iowa

Meet the Homecoming Council

The Homecoming Executive Council comprises of 15 student leaders & the amazing Homecoming Advisor-Amy White that work year round to collaborate with the entire campus and community to prepare for and plan the grand Homecoming Week-a week when our campus and community celebrate being a Hawkeye. All members on Homecoming Council have their own responsibilities to work with different stakeholders to make this tradition such a success.

  • Brad Holland

    Brad Holland

    Executive Director

    Meet Brad! Brad is a Senior from Des Moines, IA, and is majoring in Human Resource Management & Marketing, as well as receiving a certificate in Critical Cultural Competency. His favorite part about Homecoming is getting to showcase everything that Iowa means - community, great food, and a whole lot of Hawkeye spirit!

  • Kirsten Wenclawski

    Kirsten Wenclawski

    Marketing Director

    Meet Kirsten! Kirsten is a Senior from Cedar Rapids, IA, and is majoring in Marketing Analytics! She loves Homecoming because of all the fun traditions at the Homecoming game and the time to spend with friends!

  • Hannah Gaertner

    Hannah Gaertner

    Digital Marketing Director

    Meet Hannah! She is a Junior from Milwaukee, WI, and is majoring in Marketing Analytics! Her favorite part about Homecoming is going to the Parade downtown and the football game! There's always so much to do during Homecoming Week!

  • Sierra Suiter

    Sierra Suiter

    Sales & Merchandise Director

    Meet Sierra! Sierra is a sophomore from North Liberty, IA, and is majoring in Human Psychology on the Pre-Med Track. Her favorite think about Homecoming is going to see the parade every year with her family!

  • Naina Miranda

    Naina Miranda

    Public Relations Director

    Meet Naina! Naina is a Sophomore from Denver, CO, and is majoring in Biomedical Engineering! She loves how beautiful the Iowa City campus is - especially during Homecoming Week - and how excited everybody is!

  • Brian Grace

    Brian Grace

    Finance Director

    Meet Brian! Brian is a Senior from Lake View, IA, and is majoring in Journalism and Political Science! His favorite thing about Homecoming is that you can always find free food - especially if you know where to look!

  • Adrian Markowski

    Adrian Markowski

    Parade Director

    Meet Adrian! Adrian is a Junior from Wood Dale, IL, and is majoring in Educational Studies & Human Relations. His favorite thing about Homecoming Week is having past, present, and future alumni come to Iowa City and celebrate what being a Hawkeye truly means! Alumni are always able to come home and celebrate with all of us!

  • Ariana Mohr

    Ariana Mohr

    Parade Director

    Meet Airiana! Airiana is a Junior from Machesney Park, IL, and is majoring in Neuroscience on the Pre-Medicine Track. Her favorite thing about Homecoming is seeing all the alumni come back and celebrate the Hawkeyes! 

  • Vera Barkosky

    Vera Barkosky

    Campus Relations Director

    Meet Vera! Vera is a Sophomore from Waukee, IA, and is double majoring in Political Science & Ethics, and Public Policy! She thinks Homecoming is a great way to welcome students, faculty, and alumni back to campus and celebrate the lasting memories we've made together in Iowa City as a community!

  • Lisa Truong

    Lisa Truong

    Multicultural Director

    Meet Lisa! Lisa is a Junior, and is double majoring in International Studies and Italian, with a minor in Translation as well as an NLP Certificate! Her favorite part about Iowa City is the food culture, and the many restaurants you can go to!

  • Kim Kima

    Kim Kima

    Morale Director

    Meet Kim! Kim is a Sophomore from Des Moines, IA, is majoring in Economics! His favorite thing about Homecoming is our spirit and pride being a part of the Hawkeye community!

  • Megan Conrad

    Megan Conrad

    Volunteer Director

    Meet Megan! Megan is a Senior from Cedar Falls, IA, and is majoring in Psychology and Korean Studies. She loves all the Homecoming Week traditions and how everyone can participate - regardless of when you graduated, are a faculty member, or community member of Iowa City! There are always events like the Downtown Parade and Iowa SHOUT that makes The University of Iowa feel like home. 

  • Beth Sadler

    Campus Events Director

  • Nina Norton

    Nina Norton

    Multicultural Director

    Meet Nina! Nina is a Senior from Cedar Rapids, IA, and is majoring in HR Management. Her favorite thing about Homecoming is the great sense of community in Iowa City!

  • Shaye Coughlin

    Shaye Coughlin

    Operations Director

    Meet Shaye! Shaye is a Senior from Clive, IA, and majoring in Marketing and Management with a Minor in Criminology, Law, and Justice! She loves how friendly and welcoming everyone in Iowa City is during Homecoming Week!

  • Coltin Ball

    Coltin Ball

    Equity Director

  • Matt McDonnell

    Matt McDonnell

    Visual Media Director

    Meet Matt! Matt is a Sophomore double majoring in Biomedical Engineering and Cinema! He is from Naperville, IL, and his favorite thing about Iowa City is always being able to hang out with friends! Whether it be going to restaurants, parks, buildings, or trails - there is always something fun to do when in Iowa, especially during Homecoming Week!

  • Greta Mote

    Greta Mote

    Director of Campus Events