The following are School Board Committees:

Audit Committee 
Contact:  Brett Zeller
Meeting Times:  Quarterly; January, April, July, November and as needed.
Board Member: Teree Caldwell-Johnson
Alternate:  Dionna Langford
Responsibilities:  Oversees the work of the district internal auditor to maintain compliance with state laws.

Board Development 
Contact:  Deb Pendleton
Meeting Times: Quarterly
Board/Staff Members: Rob Barron, Teree Caldwell-Johnson and Superintendent Ahart

Community Linkage 
Board Members: All

Des Moines Teachers Retirement Advisory Committee 
Contact: Thomas Harper
Meeting Times: Quarterly
Board Member: Connie Boesen
Responsibilities: Oversee the DMPS Retirement Fund

Legislative Education and Advocacy Committee
Board Members: Rob Barron, Teree Caldwell-Johnson and Cindy Elsbernd

Naming Committee
Board Members: Heather Anderson, Teree Caldwell-Johnson and Natasha Newcomb

Policy Governance Review Committee
Board Members: Rob Barron, Connie Boesen, Dionna Langford and Natasha Newcomb

School Improvement Advisory Committee
Contact: Superintendent Ahart
Board Members: Heather Anderson and Natasha Newcomb

Superintendent Evaluation and Compensation 
Board Members: Rob Barron, Teree Caldwell-Johnson, Connie Boesen and Natasha Newcomb

Youth Advisory Committee
Contact: Matt Smith
Board Members: Dionna Langford and Natasha Newcomb