4200 SE 24th St.
Des Moines, IA 50320
Bill Howard has lived in Des Moines his entire life, attending Des Moines Public Schools beginning at Howe Elementary and Weeks Middle School. He graduated from Des Moines Technical High School. He also attended DMACC for two years.
Bill and his wife Cathy currently live on the south side. He started working for the Des Moines Public Schools in 1973 in the operations department as a custodian. In 1985 he was promoted to Operations Administrator until 2008 when he took the option of early retirement.
He has served in numerous volunteer positions as a DMPS employee, serving as AFSCME Operations Department Representative and also served on the Negotiations and Labor Management committee both as employee and administrator. He also was a delegate to South Central Iowa Federation of Labor and a delegate to the Iowa Federation of Labor Convention.
Bill’s hobbies include reading, umpiring girls’ softball for sixteen years and volleyball for four years, and refinishing wood projects.
Member Since: 2011
Term Expires: 2015