The purpose of the Superintendents’ Advisory Committee is to provide a forum for both the planning and evaluation of the monthly Superintendents’ meetings. The committee also advises the Chief Administrator in relationship issues between local school districts and Central Rivers AEA.

Member Responsibilities:

Collaborate to plan monthly meetings that are meaningful and of high interest to all superintendents served by Central Rivers AEA.

Meeting Agendas & Minutes:

2020-21 Committee Members:


  • Michael Crozier, Northwood-Kensett CSD & St. Ansgar CSD

At Large

  • Dr. Jane Lindaman, Waterloo CSD
  • Dr. Andy Pattee, Cedar Falls CSD

Northeast Sector

  • Joel Foster, Clarksville CSD & North Butler CSD
  • BJ Meaney, Janesville CSD
  • Justin Stockdale, Dike-New Hartford CSD

Northwest Sector

  • Mike Crozier, Northwood-Kensett CSD & St. Ansgar CSD
  • Darwin Lehmann, Central Springs CSD & Forest City CSD
  • Tony Neuman, Alden CSD & Iowa Falls CSD

South Sector

  • Dr. Tony Voss, Hudson CSD
  • Dr. Jared Smith, South Tama CSD
  • Dr. Adam Zellmer, Eldora-New Providence CSD & Hubbard-Radcliffe CSD

East Sector

  • Russell Reiter, Independence CSD
  • Nathan Marting, Jesup CSD

Central Rivers AEA Directors

  • Sam Miller, Chief Administrator
  • Karl Kurt, Assistant Chief Administrator/Director of HR
  • Beth Strike, Director of Creative Services & Communications
  • Dr. Julie Davies, Executive Director of Educational Services
  • Amy Knupp, Executive Director of Special Education
  • Jen Sigrist, Executive Director of Media & Innovation
  • Amy Moine, Director of Professional Learning
  • Sarah Nelson, Director of Information Technology/Consultant for School Improvement
  • Rod Ball, Director of Special Programs

For more information, please contact Sam Miller, Chief Administrator or Lori Thomas, Executive Assistant/Board Secretary.