School Board

Cedar Falls School Board

Board meetings are held at Cedar Falls City Hall and shown on Cedar Falls Channel 15. 
Meetings will be available live at This format works best with Internet Explorer.

The school board is here to serve and govern the school district. The school board is made up of seven individuals representing the parents and citizens of our community. Members are elected at-large by residents of our district. They receive no compensation for their service. Each school board member is elected for a term of four years. Terms are staggered to ensure continuity of leadership.Elections are held bi-annually in odd-numbered years on the second Tuesday in September.

The role of the school board is to:
-Set policy for the school district.
-Select an executive officer and delegate to that officer the authority for carrying out the policies, plans and administrative details.

School Board Election - September 12, 2017

On the Cedar Falls board, incumbents Susan Lantz and Doug Shaw are not running for another term. Incumbent Joyce Coil is seeking election to the seat with a two-year term. Jim Kenyon is stepping down after two years, leaving that seat open. All four seats on the ballot will be elected at-large, but only Coil will be running for the two-year seat. Running for the other three seats are Jim Moody, Eric Giddens, Sasha Wohlpart and Jeff Orvis.

Voting & Precincts

Find your voting precinct here.


Learn more about school board elections:
-Iowa Secretary of State
-Black Hawk County Auditor’s Election Office