Deborah M. Tharnish, a senior shareholder of the Davis Brown Law Firm, was elected President of the Board of Directors of Iowa Legal Aid at the organization's annual meeting held May 2nd in Des Moines. Formerly president of her firm's Board of Directors, Tharnish has served on the Iowa Legal Aid Board since 2004, the past two years in the capacity of Vice-President. She succeeds former Lt. Governor Art Neu who remains on the Board.
Tharnish additionally serves on the Iowa State University Alumni Association Board of Directors, the Iowa Law School Foundation, and the Des Moines Public Library Foundation.