Board President Melinda Dunnwald Earns Better Boardsmanship Award
West Des Moines Community Schools (WDMCS) Board of Education President Melinda Dunnwald earned her second consecutive Individual Achievement Award at the Iowa Association of School Boards’ (IASB) Annual Convention on Nov. 16. Dunnwald earned her award for completing a minimum of 125 credits in the IASB Better Boardsmanship Awards program this year.
The Better Boardsmanship Awards are given to individual board members, board teams, and administrators who dedicate time and work to learning, advocacy, leadership, and service projects to expand their knowledge and skills for better governance each year. The Individual Achievement Award was presented to 57 school and area education agency board members this year.
The WDMCS Board of Education is made up of seven individuals elected at-large by residents of our district community. The members represent the parents and citizens of our community, set policy for the school district, determine the operational efficiency of the schools, and more. Find out more about the WDMCS Board of Education.