Board of Directors

​​Board Members

NameEmailExpires
Cheryl Langston Cheryl.Langston@dmacc.edu
2019
District 1: All that portion lying within Ames, Baxter, Collins-Maxwell, Colo-Nesco, Gilbert, Nevada, and Roland-Story School Districts.
Fred Greiner Fred.Greiner@dmacc.edu
2019
District 2: All that portion lying within Ballard, Boone, Dallas Center-Grimes, Johnston, Madrid, Ogden, Perry, United and Woodward-Granger School Districts; also the portion of Southeast Webster-Grand that lies within the boundaries of Des Moines Area Community College.

Jim Knott Jim.Knott@dmacc.edu
2021
District 3: All that portion lying within Adel-DeSoto-Minburn, Adair-Casey, Audubon, Carroll, Coon Rapids-Bayard, Exira, Glidden-Ralston, Guthrie Center, Panorama, Waukee, and West Central Valley School Districts; also the portion of IKM-Manning that lies within the boundaries of Des Moines Area Community College.

Kevin Halterman(Vice Chair) Kevin.Halterman@dmacc.edu
2021
District 4: All that portion lying within Carlisle, Earlham, Indianola, Interstate 35, Knoxville, Martensdale-St Marys, Melcher-Dallas, Norwalk, Pleasantville, Southeast Warren, Twin Cedars, Van Meter and Winterset School Districts.

Joe Pugel(Chair) Joe.Pugel@dmacc.edu
2021
District 5: All that portion lying within Bondurant-Farrar, Colfax-Mingo, Lynnville-Sully, Newton, PCM, Pella and Southeast Polk School Districts.

Denny Presnall Denny.Presnall@dmacc.edu
2019
District 6: That portion of DES MOINES INDEPENDENT school that is contained in the following precincts: Des Moines Precincts 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 19, 20 & 21; also Ankeny, North Polk and Saydel School Districts

Madelyn Tursi Madelyn.Tursi@dmacc.edu
2019
District 7: That portion of DES MOINES INDEPENDENT school that is contained in the following precincts: Des Moines 8, 9, 10, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 80, 81 & 82.

Felix Gallagher Felix.Gallagher@dmacc.edu
2019
District 8: That portion of DES MOINES INDEPENDENT school that is contained in the following precincts: Des Moines 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 67, 68, 69, 70, 71, 73, 74, 75, 76, 77, 78, 79, 83, 84, 85 & 86, Greenfield 1 and Pleasant Hill 1 & 3.

Fred Buie [Video: Meet Fred Buie] Fred.Buie@dmacc.edu
2021
District 9: That portion of DES MOINES INDEPENDENT school that is contained in the following precincts: Urbandale 3, West Des Moines 111 & 112 and Windsor Heights 1, 2 & 3; also Urbandale and West Des Moines School Districts.

View a map of the DMACC Director Districts. For additional information on the board member election process, contact Board Secretary Carolyn Farlow at cdfarlow@dmacc.edu or 515.965.7067.

Board Meeting Dates

Following is the schedule of regular meeting dates for the DMACC Board of Directors Meetings will be held on the second Monday of the month at 4 p.m. unless otherwise noted.

DateLocationAgenda(s)
November 12, 2018
DMACC Ames Career Academy, Hunziker Center
December 10, 2018DMACC Ankeny Campus (Board Retreat begins at 12:00 PM) 
January 14, 2019Telephonic Meeting (Tentative date - Will meet only if needed)
February 11, 2019DMACC Ankeny Campus (Budget workshop begins at 2:00 PM) 
March 11, 2019 DMACC Newton Campus
April 8, 2019 DMACC West Campus
May 6, 2019 DMACC Carroll Campus
June 10, 2019 DMACC Urban Campus
July 8, 2019 DMACC  at Perry VanKirk Career Academy
August 12, 2019Telephonic Meeting (Tentative date – Will meet only if needed)
September 10, 2019(Tuesday) at Heartland AEA, Johnston
-3:00 p.m. Joint Meeting with Heartland AEA Board
October 14, 2019 DMACC Boone Campus– Annual and Regular Board Meeting

Board Committee Meeting Dates

DateLocation/TimeAgenda(s)
August 7, 2018
Southridge Center - Room 26
Agenda - President Evaluation Committee
June 26, 2018
Ankeny - Building 22 Conference Room
Agenda - Security Committee
June 11, 2018
Urban - Building 1, Room 112 Agenda - President Evaluation Committee
June 11, 2018
Urban - Building 1, Room 112
Agenda - Audit Committee
May 30, 2018
Telephonic Meeting
Agenda - President Evaluation Committee
May 21, 2018
Ankeny - Building 22 Conference Room
Agenda - Security Committee
May 7, 2018
Carroll - Room 147
Agenda - President Evaluation Committee

*NOTE: The Agendas are printable documents in Adobe Acrobat Reader files. If you do​n't have Adobe Acrobat you can download it here.

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