Director of Research & Planning
Arie True-Funk is the research & planning director at the Polk County Trust Fund. Arie previously worked for Iowa State University as a Social Science Analyst researching substance use across Iowa. Her previous research focused on housing instability among vulnerable populations, including older people, those experiencing homelessness, and those using illicit substances. She moved to Iowa in 2015 and has an MS in Sociology and Gerontology with a Public Management and Policy certificate.