Brad Buck Elected to SAI Executive Committee


Brad Buck, Waukee Community School District superintendent was elected to the School Administrators of Iowa Executive Committee.

Buck begins a one-year term as vice president of the Executive Committee September 1, 2019. He will move through the offices becoming president-elect in 2020 and will serve as president of the association beginning September 2021. His term will conclude as past president in 2022-23.

“Further building capacity in all leaders is integral in the work ahead. I look forward to addressing this goal with a specific focus on equity, access, and diversity of leaders in order to enhance our efforts to serve students and strengthen our workforce,” says SAI Vice President-Elect Brad Buck. “And through strategic and proactive legislative advocacy as well as championing existing SAI goals, in collaboration with the SAI leadership team, I look forward to supporting the improvement of the overall well-being and professional experiences of school administrators across the state.”

Buck began his superintendency with Waukee on July 1, 2019, and was superintendent of Cedar Rapids Community School District beginning in 2015. He previously served from 2013-15 as director of the Iowa Department of Education.

He earned a bachelor’s degree in biology and secondary education from the University of Northern Iowa, a master’s in educational administration and a doctorate in educational leadership and policy studies from Iowa State University.