Ann Stromquist is a lifelong Quaker, pacifist, a member of West Branch Friends Meeting, and currently Co-Clerk of the meetings Peace and
Social Concerns Committee. As a volunteer with the American Friends Service Committee, she lived for 2 years in an ujamaa village
in Tanzania, East Africa, working with women and teaching Swahili literacy. Ann was involved in the Catholic Worker community in
Milwaukee and for years was active in the anti-Vietnam War movement. She has served on the National Board of the AFSC, as well as on
the executive committees of AFSC in the Great Lakes Region and the Central Region (which includes Iowa). Ann worked for 19 years
as a Research Scientist in the UI College of Public Health coordinating a rural environmental health study. She loves to read, travel, bike, play piano and flute and, most recently, spend time with her grandsons. Ann has lived in Iowa City for over 30 years. She is a PEACE Iowa office volunteer.