Ilima Young-Dunn joined the Monsoon Board of Directors in 2015. She works full time as the Program Chair of the Human Services Program at DMACC. Ilima has her Master’s degree in Social Work and is a licensed Social Worker for the State of Iowa. Her job history includes working with children with disabilities, assisting low-income families to receive self-sufficiency, working at Mercy hospital as a Nephrology Social Worker and providing case management to men who were coming out of incarceration. In her free time Ilima performs with Aloha Wind, a Polynesian dance troupe in central Iowa. She also serves as an ambassador providing education to area schools and colleges about the Hawaiian culture.