Serving on the Board of Directors 

 

The Iowa Association of School Boards is governed by a 17-member Board of Directors, which includes officers as well as regional directors from nine Director Districts and representatives from Iowa area education agencies and community colleges. Directors serve three-year terms. The IASB President-elect is elected by the Delegate Assembly for a two-year term.

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Nomination Procedures for IASB Board of Directors
Role & Responsibility of the IASB Board of Directors
IASB Director Districts
IASB Seeking Volunteers for Appointment to Athletic, Music, and Art Association Boards

Nomination Procedures for IASB Board of Directors

 

This year, representatives will be elected to the IASB Board of Directors in IASB Director Districts #3, #5, #6*, #7 and #8. To be considered for nomination, you must be a member of a board that is a member of IASB; complete the Statement of Candidacy form, and return it to IASB.

Statement of Candidacy deadline for DD #3, #5, #6, #7 and #8 is Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2021.

The caucuses will be held during the morning break of the IASB Delegate Assembly on November 17, 2021. The purpose of the caucuses is to nominate not more than two board members as candidates for each open position. All delegates attending the Delegate Assembly from Director Districts #3, #5, #6, #7 and #8 are eligible to participate in the nominating process. Voting on nominated candidates occurs November 22–December 22.

*In DD#6, the person elected will complete the remaining two years of a three-year term, ending January 2024.

Role & Responsibility of the IASB Board of Directors

Current IASB Board of Directors

Role & Responsibility of the Board

Nomination Election Procedures for IASB District Director
 
Time Commitment: Upcoming Meeting Dates—2021

Time Commitment: Upcoming Meeting Dates—2022


IASB Director Districts

Under the IASB Bylaws, members are organized into regions called Director Districts. This structure supports both representative governance and networking. 

List of School Districts by IASB Director District

Color coded map of Iowa Director Districts

 

IASB Seeking Volunteers for Appointment to Athletic, Music and Art Association Boards

Apply by October 8

IASB is seeking school board members to serve as its representatives to three state-level student activities boards.

The Iowa High School Athletic Association’s (IHSAA) Board of Control oversees boys high school sports in Iowa, making decisions on a variety of issues relating to tournaments, sportsmanship, safety and more. The IASB appointee will serve a four-year term beginning January 2022. The IHSAA Board meets monthly in Boone, and travel expenses are paid by IHSAA. Learn more about IHSAA at www.iahsaa.org.

The Iowa High School Music Association (IHSMA) exists to foster music, an essential component of the school curriculum and other purposes of furthering interest and establishing standards in all forms of high school music. The IASB appointee will serve a five-year term beginning in January 2022. Learn more about IHSMA at www.ihsma.org.

The Iowa Alliance for Arts Education (IAAE) Advisory Board is an umbrella entity for state arts organizations with the mission to increase awareness, recognition and support to advance quality arts education. The IASB appointee will serve a two-year term beginning in January 2022. Learn more about IAAE at www.iowaalliance4arts.org.

How to Apply
Applicants must provide a letter no longer than two pages describing your interest and qualifications for service by October 8. Be sure to specify the position for which you wish to be considered. Send letters to: Iowa Association of School Boards, c/o Stephanie Rousseau, Executive Assistant, 6000 Grand Ave. Ste A, Des Moines, 50312. You may also email application letters to Stephanie Rousseau. The IASB Board of Directors will consider all candidates and make the appointment at their October 2021 meeting.
 
Ask Me icon For questions, email Stephanie Rousseau or call (515) 247-7042.