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Foundation Board of Directors

Delta Dental of Iowa Foundation Board of Directors and Officers

The members of the Delta Dental of Iowa Foundation Board of Directors represent various oral health stakeholders. The Board meets three times per year and has an annual planning retreat. Board members serve one-year terms and are eligible to be elected for nine terms.

Current Delta Dental of Iowa Foundation Board of Directors and Officers include:

Dr. J. Michael Metts

Dr. J. Michael Metts

Advisory Board Member

Dr. Metts is a graduate of Des Moines University and the University of Missouri Child Health Residency Program and has been a pediatric physician at MercyOne Des Moines since 1999. 

Suzanne Heckenlaible

Suzanne Heckenlaible 

Executive Director

Suzanne Heckenlaible is Vice President Public Affairs of Delta Dental of Iowa. Suzanne has a Bachelor's degree from Augustana College (Rock Island, IL) and Masters in Public Administration from Drake University. She has been with Delta Dental of Iowa since 2006.