Board of Education Meetings

Policies governing education, human resources and funding and other matters for the Southeast Polk Community School District are established by a seven-member Board of Education who are elected by residents of the District. In addition, the student council president of Southeast Polk High School serves as a non-voting member of the board and represents the district’s students.

Generally, the Board holds regular meetings on the first and third Thursdays of each month at the District Office at 5:30 p.m. Agendas for the meetings are printed one week prior to each meeting. They are posted at the District Office, at each District school and on this section of the website. Unofficial minutes of the meetings also are posted on this site.

All Board of Education meetings are open to the public as required by Iowa Law. There may be a portion of a meeting or all of a meeting, that is operated as a legally closed session and not open to the public. Examples of items that may be dealt with at such a meeting include: a student hearing that may result in suspension or expulsion of the student; personnel issues; union negotiations; and administrative evaluations.

The 2021-2022 Board Meeting dates are listed below.

Meeting Dates:
June 10, 2021
July 15, 2021
August 5, 2021
August 19, 2021
September 2, 2021
September 16, 2021
October 7, 2021
October 21, 2021
November 4, 2021
November 18, 2021 [Thanksgiving – November 25, 2021]
December 9, 2021 [Winter Break – December 23 – December 31, 2021]
January 6, 2022
January 20, 2022
February 3, 2022
February 17, 2022
March 10, 2022  [Spring Break – March 14 – March 18]
April 7, 2022
April 21, 2022
May 5, 2022
May 19, 2022
June 16, 2022
July 14, 2022

School Board Members

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Brett Handy

– President

515-979-0048 (H)

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Chad Crabb

– Vice President

(515) 745-9409

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Gary Fischer

– Board Member

515-288-5000 (W)
515-957-0549 (H)

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Tom Naeve

– Board Member

515-967-3129 (H)

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Adam Krell

– Board Member

515-344-5074

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Ric Powell

– Board Member

515-979-0057

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Lori Slings

– Board Member

515-245-5624 (W)
515-975-8240 (H)

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Dr. Dirk Halupnik

– Superintendent

515-957-3405 (W)

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