The daily operations of the Hamilton County Crime Stoppers are governed by a volunteer Board of Directors and law enforcement liaisons.  Following is the current Board of Directors. Click on the Board member’s name to read their bio.

Terry Christensen, President

Terry is the General Manager at the Daily Freeman-Journal and serves as the President of the Hamilton County Crime Stoppers. In addition, he is on the Board for the Webster City Lions organization.

Dalene Schlitter, Secretary

Dalene is retired from Van Diest Supply Company where she was the Company Treasurer for 24 years. She is active in the following organizations: Daughters of the American Revolution, PEO, Travel Club, Webster City Rotary Club, and on several boards and committees at the First Congregational United Church of Christ. She is also a devoted quilter and works several days a month at the Gingerbread House. In her spare time she likes to read and garden. Her husband and her have 5 children and 13 grandchildren.

Alice Heinrichs, Treasurer

Alice has been employed at Van Diest Medical Center since 1991 and currently serves as their CFO.  She is active in Hamilton County 4-H as a leader of a local 4-H club and sewing project leader.  She also serves as a badge counselor for a local Boy Scout troop.  Alice enjoys quilting and reading in her spare time.  She lives in Webster City with her husband of over 25 years and their 3 children.

Darlene Dingman

Darlene is a lifetime residence of Webster City. Before retiring, Darlene worked in the legal community for 42 years as Clerk of Court and Legal Secretary. She has been a Member of Noon Kiwanis for 24 years and is Board President of Riverview Early Childhood Center as well as volunteers at the Depot Museum. Darlene has one daughter, Darcey Follett, who is an RN and lives in Webster City. Darlene enjoys reading, crafting and being Mom to two Siamese cats and a Boxer dog.

Kathy Getting

Kathy is social worker and an employee of Upper Des Moines Opportunity where she serves as the coalition director of Power Up YOUth. She and her husband reside in Williams. They have two adult sons who also live in Hamilton County. Kathy is a member of the Webster City Rotary Club.

The idea for the establishment of an electronic anonymous tip service and a board to sustain it originated in Power Up YOUth. Kathy was instrumental in applying for the Enhance Hamilton County Foundation grant to pay for and market the anonymous tip service in its first year, 2011. Power Up YOUth is a coalition that serves as the local change agent in the prevention of the public health disease of addiction.

Reverend Craig Blaufuss

Rev. Craig Blaufuss is the pastor of First Congregational United Church of Christ in Webster City, and is a board member of the Committee on Ministry of the Northwest Association of the Iowa Conference. Craig is active in the Webster City Ministerial Association and the Webster City Noon Kiwanis Club. He is married to Vicki, and they have 4 children. They reside in Webster City.

Chief Shiloh Mork

Shiloh Mork is the Chief of Police for the City of Webster City. He has been with the Webster City Police Department for 16 years and has held the ranks of Patrolman, Senior Patrolman, Sergeant, Investigator Sergeant and Chief of Police. Prior to joining the Webster City Police Department, he was with the Charles City Police Department for one year. Shiloh has served as a Region Coordinator and Executive Board Member for the Iowa Law Enforcement Intelligence Network and is on the Advisory Board for Iowa Central Community College. Shiloh is active in Hamilton County SALT as well as Hamilton County Crime Stoppers. 

Chief Steve Butler

Steve Butler has been Chief of Police for the Ellsworth, Jewell, Stanhope (EJS) Police Departments since 1996. Prior to that he was employed with the City of Tama Police Department for 14 years. Steve is a certified DARE Instructor and teaches DARE at South Hamilton. In addition, he is an EMT (Emergency Medical Technician), serves as the EMS Coordinator for the Ellsworth Fire and EMS, a certified Fire Fighter 1 and is also with the Ellsworth Fire and EMS.

Sheriff Doug Timmons

Bio is not currently available.

Mary Harris

Mary is the General Manager at KQWC. She is a long-time Webster City resident and is active in the Webster City Rotary Club.

Darcy Swon

Darcy is the owner of inTANDEM marketing and founder of the inTANDEM workspace. In addition, she serves as the Development Director for the Enhance Hamilton County Foundation, serves as a Board Trustee for the Van Diest Medical Center, and is the Marketing and Communications Co-Chair for the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) Iowa Chapter. She is a Webster City High School graduate and has lived in Hamilton County most of her life. Darcy is married to Kyle Swon and together they have three children.

Wendi Dinsdale

Wendi has been employed by the State of Iowa as a Juvenile Court Officer since 2005 and currently serves Hamilton and Hardin counties.  She is passionate about helping the youth of our communities be successful in their future.  Wendi has previously worked for Webster City Schools as the Juvenile Court School Liaison, Department of Human Services as a social worker and Hamilton County Social Services as a case manager for developmentally delayed/brain injured children.  She is native to Hamilton County and enjoys life on the farm with her husband and 3 children.

Sue Schmitz

Bio is not currently available.

Katie Talbot

Bio is not currently available.