Administrators

Director of Community Schools

Allyson Vukovich
Address: 2100 Fleur Drive, Des Moines

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 Elementary Schools

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

Chief Academic Officer

Brenda Edmundson-Colby
Address: 2100 Fleur Drive, Des Moines, IA

Director of Middle Schools

Corey Harris
Address: 2100 Fleur Drive, Des Moines, IA
P: 515-242-7871 | F: 515-242-7579 | E: corey.harris@dmschools.org

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

K-12 IB Network Director of Schools

David Johns
Address: 2100 Fleur Drive, Des Moines

Director of Elementary Schools

Greg Grylls

Director of School Climate Transformation

Jake Troja
Address: 2100 Fleur Drive, Des Moines

Director of District Activities and Community Education

Jason Allen
Address: 2100 Fleur Drive, Des Moines, IA

Director of Assessment, Data, and Evaluation

Mary Grinstead, PhD
Address: 2100 Fleur Drive, Des Moines, IA
P: 515-242-7664 | F: 515-242-7961 | E: mary.grinstead@dmschools.org

Director of Elementary Schools

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

Director of High Schools (interim)

Mike Vukovich
Address: 2100 Fleur Drive, Des Moines, IA
P: 515-242-7871 | F: 515-242-7579 | E: michael.vukovich@dmschools.org

Executive Director of Teaching & Learning

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

Director of English Language Learners Program

Pablo Ortega
Address: 2100 Fleur Drive, Des Moines, IA

Director of Human Resources – Classified Staff

Sheila Mason
Address: 2323 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA

Director of Human Resources – Certified Staff

Tiffany O’Hara
Address: 2323 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA

Director of Elementary Schools

Wayne Knutson
Address: 2100 Fleur Drive, Des Moines

Director of Federal and Grant Programs

Wilma Gajdel
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

Chief Human Resources Officer

Dr. Anne Sullivan
Address: 2323 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA
P: 515-242-7736 | F: 515-242-7545 | E: dmpshr@dmschools.org

Chief Financial Officer

Thomas Harper
Address: 2323 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA
P: 515-242-7745 | F: 515-242-8295 | E: thomas.harper@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

Brett Zeller
Address: 2100 Fleur Drive, Des Moines, IA
P: 515-242-7685 | F: 515-242-7982 | E: brett.zeller@dmschools.org

Executive Director – Secondary Schools

Tim Schott
Address: 2100 Fleur Drive, Des Moines, IA
P: 515-242-7725 | F: 515-242-7579 | E: timothy.schott@dmschools.org

Executive Director – Elementary Schools

Susan Tallman
Address: 2100 Fleur Drive, Des Moines, IA
P: 515-242-7725 | F: 515-242-7579 | E: susan.tallman@dmschools.org

Chief Schools Officer

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: 2323 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA
P: 515-242-7714 | F: 515-242-8286 | E: shelly.bosovich@dmschools.org