Paula Dierenfeld  
City Council
Title: Mayor
Phone: 515-252-8888
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Attorney and Partner, Nyemaster Goode, P.C. Practice areas include utilities law, administrative law and legislative representation

  • B.A. University of Northern Iowa
  • J.D. Drake University Law School

Previous Employment
  • Commissioner, Iowa Utilities Board
  • Legal Counsel to Iowa Governor Terry Branstad
  • Research Staff Director in the Iowa General Assembly
  • Staff Assistant to U.S. Senator Charles Grassley

Community Activities
  • 28E Representative, Bravo of Greater Des Moines Board of Directors
  • Commissioner, Des Moines Area Regional Transit (DART)
  • Member, Greater Des Moines Convention and Visitors Bureau
  • Member, Des Moines Area Metropolitan Planning Organization
  • Member, Metro Advisory Council (MAC)
  • Johnston Economic Development Corporation (JEDCO) Board of Directors
  • Johnston Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors
  • Iowa Gold Star Military Museum Board

  • Husband - David Roederer
  • Three children and 13 grandchildren

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