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.


George Drost, Chair

Steve Michalicek, Vice Chair

Lee Freeman, Secretary

Tom DeBoom, Past Chair

Ron Detweiler, Treasurer

Board of Trustees

Dr. Kim Becicka

Dr. Brad Buck

Terri Christoffersen

Denver Dvorsky

Charles Heller

Joyce Langlas

Mary Kay McGrath

Ernie Melichar

Karel Pacak

Michael Seng

Kyle Skogman

Dr. Allison Stanger

Martin Valko

Craig Van Dyke

Doug Wenzel (Lori)

Steve Zlatos

National Advisory Council

The Honorable Madeleine Albright

The Honorable William and Mrs. Catherine Cabaniss

Dr. Pavol Demeš

Tony and Magda Golobic

His Excellency Peter Kmec, Ambassador of the Slovak Republic

Wendy Luers

PhDr. Michal Lukeš, The National Museum in Prague

Fred Malek

Dr. Sally Mason

Sue Plotz Olson

Chuck Peters

The Honorable Tom Ridge

Gary Rozek

Peter Sís

Dr. Jan and Marica Vilček

The Honorable Michael Žantovský