Update Today with Maxine Sieleman

Update Today with Maxine Sieleman

Listen to ‘Update Today’ with Maxine every weekday at 8 AM and 5 PM

Maxine Sieleman lives in Des Moines, IA., where she hosts a weekday radio program called, “Update Today.” She interviews guests from various backgrounds, bringing an awareness to what is happening locally as well as nationally.

Maxine was a former deputy auditor for Madison County in Winterset, Iowa. She was a professional wedding co-coordinator for 18 years and recently served an Iowa State Senator as his clerk.

She helped begin the first Concerned Women for America of Iowa – an organization that was founded by Dr. Beverly LeHage and served their National Board of Directors for several years. She presently served on various local boards in the Des Moines area.

Maxine and her husband, Rod, have five married children, plus 18 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

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