Mr. Richard Vande Kieft


Mr. Vande Kieft joined McPherson & Jacobson in September 2002.

He served 31 years on the Cedar Falls, IA school board, including nine years as board president or vice president.

At the state level, Mr. Vande Kieft served as a member of the board of directors of the Iowa Association of School Boards from 1993 to 2011. Elected to leadership positions of President-elect, President or Treasurer of the association from 1998 to 2011. He served on the IASB Legislative Resolutions Committee, plus he also served and chaired the Board of Trustees for the Iowa Schools Joint Investment Trust (ISJIT), Iowa Schools Cash Anticipation Program (ISCAP).

At the national level, Mr. Vande Kieft served as an Iowa representative to the NSBA Delegate Assembly and has served on both the Central Region and National Nominating Committees for NSBA directors and president.

Mr. Vande Kieft retired from John Deere-Waterloo Operation after thirty-four plus years of service, holding a variety of management assignments and has a degree in mathematics from UNI. He is active in church, community and family activities. Dick and his wife Judy have three grown children and seven grandchildren.

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