About Us

Mission Statement...

MATURA Action Corporation shall provide quality programming for families and individuals in need, assisting in achieving self-sufficiency, in strengthening families, and in improving quality of life.

Board of Directors...

Our Board is comprised of Local Elected Representatives, Business and Other Representatives, and Low-Income Representatives. By county they include:

Adair County

Dave Homan

John Gruss

Jack Brown

Ringgold County

Kraig Pennington (Secretary)

Dan Cunning

Michell Ricker

Adams County

Leland Shipley

Megan Boswell

Jackie Pafford


Taylor County

Charles Ambrose (Chair)

Patty Weese

Laura Jones

Madison County

Diane Fitch

Bob Duff

David Courtney

Union County

Rick Friday

Elizabeth Green (Vice Chair)

Catherine Bristow


MATURA Action Corporation is staffed by an Executive Director and over 50 employees located at offices across the region.

Executive Director...

Ron Ludwig

Fiscal Officer...

Larry Johnson

Administrative Staff...

Danna Buls, Human Resources/Office Manager

Susan McElwain, Payroll/Accounts Payable Manager

Cindy Nelson, Health Benefits Administrator

Barbara Magnani, Administrative Assistant


MATURA's Services...

MATURA Action Corporation is a Community Action Agency offering programs to the region's low-income families and individuals. For detailed information on our programs, please use the navigation panel at the top of our page or call (641) 782-8431 to reach our Administration office for more information.

For a list of our locations, please visit our Find Us page.

See our Non-Discrimination Statements on our Home page.


MATURA Action Corporation

Main Office

207B N Elm Street

Creston, Iowa  50801

Phone:  (641) 782-8431

Fax:  (641) 782-6287

 Equal Opportunity Employer 


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