The National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library is a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation. It is governed by a Board of Trustees and has a National Advisory Council.

The NCSML is funded in part by a grant from the Cultural Enrichment Partnership Program administered by the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs.


Steve Michalicek, Chair, Treasurer

Lee Freeman, Secretary

Ron Detweiler, Treasurer

George Drost, Past Chair

Board of Trustees

Dr. Kim Becicka

Dr. Brad Buck

Tom DeBoom

Denver Dvorsky

Tony Golobic

Bruce Hamous

Dr. Charles Heller

Dr. Martin Izakovic

Mary Kay McGrath

Ernie Melichar

Josh Moore

Dr. Karel Pacak

Dr. Miriam Potocky

Sharon Schweitzer

Michael Seng

Dr. Allison Stanger

Martin Valko

Bob Vancura

Craig Van Dyke

Doug Wenzel

Chad Zenisek

Steven E. Zlatos

National Advisory Council

The Honorable Madeleine Albright

The Honorable William and Mrs. Catherine Cabaniss

Dr. Pavol Demeš

His Excellency Hynek Kmonicek, Ambassador of the Czech Republic

His Excellency Ivan Korčok, Ambassador of the Slovak Republic

Wendy Luers

PhDr. Michal Lukeš, The National Museum in Prague

Dr. Sally Mason

Sue Plotz Olson

Chuck Peters

The Honorable Tom Ridge

Gary Rozek

Dr. Jan and Marica Vilček

The Honorable Michael Žantovský