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RSAI Leadership Group 2023-24

(Back row from left to right: Justin Daggett, Margaret Buckton, Dave Daughton, Paul Croghan
Front row from left to right: Dan Maeder, Nick Trenkamp, Scott Williamson

Not Pictured: Brent Jorth and Dan Peterson)

RSAI Leadership

Leadership Group:

The RSAI Leadership Group is comprised of representatives from all four regions of Iowa, plus three at-large members, and serves as the board of directors for the organization.


​RSAI 2023-24 Leadership Group
Paul Croghan, CAM/Nodaway Valley CSD, Superintendent, (Chair, SW Region 3 Director)

Scott Williamson, Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont CSD, Superintendent (Vice-Chair, At-large Director)
Dan Peterson, Central DeWitt CSD, Superintendent (Secretary-Treasurer, At-large Director)

Justin Daggett, Manson NW Webster CSD, Superintendent, (NW Region 1 Director)
Brent Jorth, Central Lyon CSD, Superintendent (At-large Director)

Nick Trenkamp, Central CSD, Superintendent (NE Region 2 Director)

Dan Maeder, Davis County CSD, Superintendent, (SE Region 4 Director)



Legislative Committee:

The RSAI Legislative Committee is comprised of the at-large Leadership Group members plus one regional representative elected at each Regional Meeting.


2023-24 Legislative Committee

NE (Central Rivers AEA) - Jay Marley, Tripoli CSD, Superintendent

NE (Keystone AEA) - Barb Schwamman, Osage CSD and Riceville CSD, Superintendent

NW (Central Rivers AEA) - Ken Kasper, Garner Hayfield Venture CSD, Superintendent

NW (Northwest AEA) - Mike Pardun, Denison CSD and Schleswig CSD, Superintendent
NW (Prairie Lakes AEA) - Brian Johnson, Southeast Valley CSD, Superintendent
SE (Central Rivers AEA) - Rich Schulte, Montezuma CSD, Superintendent
SE (Grant Wood AEA) - Mark Dohmen, North Cedar CSD and Olin CSD, Superintendent
SE (Great Prairie AEA) - Mark Taylor, Centerville CSD, Superintendent
SE (Heartland AEA) - Michelle Havenstrite, PCM CSD, Superintendent
SE (Mississippi Bend AEA) - Mike Van Sickle, Louisa-Muscatine CSD, Superintendent
SW (Green Hills AEA) - Deron Stender, Creston CSD, Superintendent
SW (Heartland AEA) - Sharon Dentlinger, Interstate 35 CSD, Superintendent

At-Large - (SE Great Prairie AEA) - Scott Williamson, Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont CSD, Superintendent
At-Large - SE (Mississippi Bend AEA) - Dan Peterson, Central DeWitt CSD, Superintendent

At-Large - NW (Northwest AEA) - Brent Jorth, Central Lyon CSD, Superintendent


2022-23 Legislative Committee
NE - Barb Schwamman, Osage CSD and Riceville CSD, Superintendent
NE - Mike Kruger, West Fork CSD, Superintendent

NW - Brian Johnson, Prairie Valley CSD and Southeast Webster Grand CSD, Superintendent
NW - Ken Kasper, Garner Hayfield Venture CSD, Superintendent
NW - Mike Pardun, Denison CSD and Schleswig CSD, Superintendent

SE - Joel Pedersen, Cardinal CSD, Superintendent (Committee Vice-Chair)
SE - Mike Van Sickle, Louisa-Muscatine CSD, Superintendent
SE - Michelle Havenstrite, PCM CSD, Superintendent
SE - Pam Ewell, Benton CSD, Superintendent
SE - Janet Stutz, Grinnell-Newburg CSD, Superintendent
SW - Deron Stender, Creston CSD, Superintendent

SW - Sharon Dentlinger, Interstate 35 CSD, Superintendent
At-Large - Dan Peterson, Central DeWitt CSD, Superintendent
At-Large - Scott Williamson, Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont CSD, Superintendent (Committee Chair)
At-Large - Kimberly Lingenfelter, Cherokee CSD, Superintendent



RSAI Staff:
Margaret Buckton, RSAI Professional Advocate, margaret.buckton@rsaia.org, 515-251-5970 x1

​Dave Daughton, RSAI Grassroots Advocate, dave.daughton@rsaia.org, 641-344-5205

Jen Albers, RSAI Support, jen@iowaschoolfinance.com, 515-251-5970 x4