(641) 637-4187 2163 135th Street, New Sharon, IA 50207

School Board

Picture of NM School Board

North Mahaska School Board members front row, Michele Sampson and Polly Ehret. Back row: Todd Vanderwilt, Brett Morris and Kraig Koehler.

Next Meeting:

Regular board meetings are on the 3rd Monday of each month. Starting at 6 p.m. The date and time could be subject to change. View agenda below for information:

February 19, Agenda – 6:00 PM

The agenda is posted on the website the Friday before the board meeting. On the rare occasion that a change is made over the weekend up to 24 hours before the board meeting, the most accurate and updated agenda can be found posted on the south doors to the North Mahaska Jr./Sr. High School.


Michelle (Shelly) Sampson – Board President, District #1, east side of New Sharon;North Mahaska Day Care/Preschool Committee, Negotiation Team, and IASB Delegate/Legislative Network
Phone: 641-521-0820     email: district1@nmwarhawks.org

Polly Ehret – District #2, west side of New Sharon
Phone: 641-660-7012   email: district2@nmwarhawks.org

Brett Morris – District #3, Taintor area west
Phone: 641-637-4587    email: district3@nmwarhawks.org

Todd Vanderwilt – District #4, Lacey area and south part of district; North Mahaska Education Foundation and
North Mahaska Day Care/Preschool Committee
Phone: 641-637-4187     email: district4@nmwarhawks.org

Kraig Koehler – Vice President, District #5, Barnes City area east; County Conference Committee, School Improvement Advisory Committee Member
Phone: 641-780-5019     email: district5@nmwarhawks.org

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2025 will be Districts 4 and 5

District 1, 2 and 3 Re-Elections—

For more information on how to become a board candidate you may:

See the informational video ›
Review the School Election Candidates Guide › 
Or Call the North Mahaska School Office at 641-637-4187.