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 2022-2023 Board Meeting dates are listed below.

Meeting Dates:
June 16, 2022
July 14, 2022
August 4, 2022
August 18, 2022
September 1, 2022
September 15, 2022
October 13, 2022
November 3, 2022
November 17, 2022 – Thanksgiving, November 24, 2022
December 8, 2022 – Winter Break December 26, 2022 – January 2, 2023
January 5, 2023
January 19, 2023
February 2, 2023
February 16, 2023
March 9, 2023 – Spring Break March 13 – March 17, 2023
March 30, 2023
April 13, 2023
May 4, 2023
May 18, 2023
June 15, 2023
July 13, 2023

School Board Members

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Chad Crabb

– President

(515) 745-9409

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Lori Slings

– Vice President

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

Brigid Ernst 2021Brigid Ernst

– Board Member

515-480-8607 (H)

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Brett Handy

– Board Member

515-979-0048 (H)

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Tom Naeve

– Board Member

515-967-3129 (H)

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Ric Powell

– Board Member

515-979-0057

Whitney Smith McIntosh 2021(1)Whitney Smith McIntosh

– Board Member

Whitney.SmithMcIntosh@Southeastpolk.org

515-745-4436 (H)

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Dr. Dirk Halupnik

– Superintendent

515-957-3405 (W)

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