Administrators

Chief Financial Officer

Shashank Aurora
Address: 2100 Fleur Drive, Des Moines 50321

Chief Talent & Personnel Officer

Susan Tallman
Address: 2100 Fleur Drive, Des Moines, IA 50321

Director of Assessment, Data, and Evaluation

Mary Grinstead, PhD
Address: 1000 Porter Ave., Des Moines, IA
P: 515-242-7664 | F: 515-242-7961 | E: mary.grinstead@dmschools.org

Director of Community Schools

Allyson Vukovich
Address: 1000 Porter Ave., Des Moines

Director of District Activities and Community Education

Jason Allen
Address: 1000 Porter Ave., Des Moines, IA

Director of English Language Learners Program

Pablo Ortega
Address: 2100 Fleur Drive, 50321

Director of Food & Nutrition

Amanda Miller
Address: 1225 2nd Avenue, Des Moines, IA
P: 515-242-8308 | F: 515-242-8118 | E: amanda.miller@dmschools.org

Director of High Schools

Mike Vukovich
Address: 2100 Fleur Drive, Des Moines, IA
P: 515-242-7725 | F: 515-242-7579 | E: michael.vukovich@dmschools.org

Director of K-8 (Network 2)

Barry Jones
Address: 2100 Fleur Drive, Des Moines, IA

Director of K-8 (Network 3)

Mike Lord
Address: 2100 Fleur Drive, Des Moines, IA

Director of K-8 (Network 4)

Wayne Knutson
Address: 2100 Fleur Drive, Des Moines

Director of Personnel

Sheila Mason
Address: 2100 Fleur Drive, Des Moines, IA

Director of Personnel

Tiffany O’Hara
Address: 2100 Fleur Drive, Des Moines, IA 50321

Director of School Climate Transformation

Jake Troja
Address: 1000 Porter Ave., Des Moines

Director of Talent Support

David Johns
Address: 2100 Fleur Drive, Des Moines, IA 50321

Director of Teaching and Learning - Elementary

Kelly Schofield
Address: 2100 Fleur Drive, Des Moines 50321

Director of Teaching and Learning - Secondary

Sarah Dougherty
Address: 2100 Fleur Drive, Des Moines 50321

Equity and Inclusion Program Manager

Carol Wynn-Green
Address: 2100 Fleur Dr., Des Moines, IA 50321

Executive Director of Teaching & Learning

Noelle Nelson
Address: 2100 Fleur Drive, Des Moines, IA

Interim Director of Technology

Lisa Irey
Address: 1915 Prospect Rd., Des Moines, IA 50310

Superintendent

Thomas Ahart, Ed.D
Address: 2100 Fleur Drive, Des Moines, IA
P: 515-242-7766 | F: 515-242-7679 | E: superintendent@dmschools.org

Director of Communications & Public Affairs

Phil Roeder
Address: 2100 Fleur Drive, Des Moines, IA
P: 515-242-8153 | F: 515-242-7710 | E: phillip.roeder@dmschools.org

Internal Auditor

Erica Armstrong
Address: 2100 Fleur Drive, Des Moines, IA
P: 515-242-7685 | F: 515-242-7982 | E: erica.armstrong@dmschools.org

Executive Director of Talent Support

Tim Schott
Address: 2100 Fleur Drive, Des Moines, IA

Associate Superintendent

Matt Smith
Address: 2100 Fleur Drive, Des Moines, IA
P: 515-242-7725 | F: 515-242-7579 | E: matthew.smith@dmschools.org

Executive Director of Student & Family Services

Shelly Bosovich
Address: 2100 Fleur Drive, Des Moines, IA
P: 515-242-7714 | F: 515-242-8286 | E: shelly.bosovich@dmschools.org