Meghann Foster is an at-large member of the Coralville City Council running for mayor of Coralville. First elected in 2017, Foster serves on the Metropolitan Planning Organization of Johnson County (MPO) and the Johnson County Juvenile Justice and Youth Development Policy Board. She was also part of the East Central Iowa Council of Governments in 2020 in addition to serving on other planning committees for the city. If elected in November, she would be the first female mayor in Coralville’s history.
Foster currently works as the Community Engagement Coordinator for the Domestic Violence Intervention Program (DVIP) and as an educator at the University of Iowa’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication. Foster holds a Masters in Strategic Communication from Washington State University and a BA from the University of Iowa. She serves as Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors for the Coralville Community Food Pantry.
For the past 20 years, she and her husband Nick Westergaard have made their home in Coralville with their five kids. Foster is an active parent at her kids’ schools—Coralville Central, Northwest Junior High, and West High—and a contributor to the Iowa City Moms Blog.