Sarah Ball

Communications Coordinator

Sarah is currently a senior at Drake University studying public relations and strategic political communication with a minor in international relations. Before joining the Strategic Elements team, she worked as a communication & events intern for NAMI Iowa, a social media content manager for Drake’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication, and a research & development intern at Vote Smart.

At school, Sarah is the Managing Editor for Drake Political Review, the non-partisan political magazine on campus dedicated to informing students on today’s local, national and international political issues. She has also volunteered for various political campaigns. In her free time, she enjoys exploring Des Moines, spending time outdoors (weather permitting), and watching dog videos on Instagram.



Fun Facts

I have a black belt in Tae Kwon Do (but no one believes me).
Last year, I had the opportunity to interview John and Mary Beth Tinker from the famous Supreme Court Case, Tinker vs. Des Moines!
I have a collection of toy VW beetle vans because it’s my dream car.
Joe Derry
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