West Delaware principal elected SAI vice president


Tim Felderman

Tim Felderman, principal of West Delaware High School, has been elected as the 2024-25 vice president of School Administrators of Iowa.

Responsibilities of the association’s Executive Committee officers include actively promoting and delivering on SAI’s mission of developing Iowa’s educational leaders and learners. Felderman and other elected SAI governance members will begin their terms September 1. 

“Congratulations to Tim Felderman on his election as SAI vice president. His commitment to engaging students in a diverse rural district and his emphasis on building strong relationships shows his commitment to the whole community. He has been instrumental in providing career-ready learning opportunities to all students. I look forward to working with and learning from him,” said SAI Executive Director Lisa Remy.

“To be chosen as vice president of SAI is not merely a token honor for me. It is a chance to make a real impact on the leadership and management of schools across Iowa. It's an honor that carries the weight of responsibility as well an opportunity to support and encourage school administrators and students across the state,” Felderman expressed.

He is a member of SAI’s Representative Council and has mentored new principals for the association’s program. Felderman has also been a member of the organization’s Mentoring Advisory Committee, Secondary Principal of the Year Selection Committee and an Iowa Association of Colleges for Teacher Education Administrator Panel and Pre-Service Teacher Preparation Panel. He also serves on the Northeast Iowa Workforce Development Board.

Principal at West Delaware since 2015, he previously held the role of high school principal at Howard-Winneshiek Community School District. His career in education began as an agriculture education instructor and FFA advisory at Alburnett Community School District.

Felderman earned a bachelor’s degree in agriculture education from Iowa State University, a master’s in educational leadership from Drake University and his advanced studies certificate for the superintendency from the University of Northern Iowa.