Administrators

Chief Human Resources Officer (Interim)

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 Federal and Grant Programs

Wilma Gajdel
Address: 2100 Fleur Drive, Des Moines, IA

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 Human Resources – Certified Staff

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

Director of Human Resources – Classified Staff

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

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 School Climate Transformation

Jake Troja
Address: 1000 Porter Ave., Des Moines

Director of Talent Support

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

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

Director of Technology Operations

Dan Warren
Address: 1915 Prospect Road, Des Moines, IA
P: 515-242-8192 | F: 515-242-7377 | E: danny.warren@dmschools.org

Executive Director of Teaching & Learning

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

Superintendent

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

Chief Operations Officer

Bill Good
Address: 1917 Dean Avenue, Des Moines, IA
P: 515-242-8321 | F: 515-242-8466 | E: harold.good@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

Internal Auditor
Address: 2100 Fleur Drive, Des Moines, IA
P: 515-242-7685 | F: 515-242-7982 | E: internal.audit@dmschools.org

Executive Director of Talent Support

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

Chief of Human Resources (Interim)

Susan Tallman
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