School Board Members

  • J.P. Claussen J.P. Claussen

    Email: JP.Claussen@iowacityschools.org

    Term Expires: 2021

    J.P. was a special education teacher at West High School from 2004 to 2014. He has two adult children, Justice, who graduated from City High in 2012 and Maya, who graduated from Tate Alternative High School in 2017. His daughter Stefany attends Kirkwood Elementary. He lives in Coralville where his wife, Alice, practices acupuncture. He currently teaches at Circle School, which serves the patients on the inpatient child and adolescent psychiatric unit at University of Iowa Health Care.

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  • Shawn Eyestone Shawn Eyestone

    Email: Shawn.Eyestone@iowacityschools.org

    Term Expires: 2019

    Shawn Eyestone and his wife Mari have lived in North Liberty since 2000. They have two sons who attend ICCSD schools. Shawn graduated from Roosevelt High School in Des Moines. He then received his Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from Luther College in Decorah, Iowa. Shawn has worked at Integrated DNA Technologies in Coralville since 1999 where he is an Analytical Lab Manager. In his free time, he enjoys playing board games with the family, singing in choir at Zion Lutheran Church and volunteering at his sons’ schools.

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  • Janet Godwin Janet Godwin - President

    Email: Janet.Godwin@iowacityschools.org

    Term Expires: 2021

    Janet Godwin, Chief Operating Officer at ACT, is a 28-year veteran of ACT.  In her role as COO, Godwin oversees ACT’s assessment delivery, quality, program management, audit, risk and security services. Godwin has held roles in a variety of departments at ACT, including test development, information technology, operations and the CEO's office. She holds a master's degree in English from the University of Iowa, has done graduate work in Instructional Design and Technology, and is a graduate of the Advanced Management Program at Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. Godwin is past president of the Iowa City Community School District Foundation and currently serves on the board of the Community Foundation of Johnson County. Godwin is passionate about public education and enjoys spending time with her two children and golden retrievers.

     

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  • Phil Hemingway Phil Hemingway

    Email: Phil.Hemingway@iowacityschools.org

    Term Expires: 2019

    Phil Hemingway was born and raised in rural Johnson County between Morse and Oasis. He attended West Branch schools, graduated in 1978. After graduation, he farmed on his family’s Century Farm. Phil managed Roy Carver’s cattle ranch in Belize, Central America, for five years. He has worked in Africa and in the former Soviet Union. Phil operates Phil’s Repair LLC, an auto and truck repair business in Iowa City since 1997 to present. Married to Anita and they have one daughter, Monica. Phil holds weekly gatherings at his place of business every Friday from noon to one where stakeholders are welcome to discuss issues facing our community.

      

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  • Ruthina Malone Ruthina Malone

    Email: Ruthina.Malone@iowacityschools.org

    Term Expires: 2021 

    Ruthina Malone lives in Iowa City with her husband, Malone who is a teacher in the district and their daughter who has attended ICCSD schools. Ruthina earned her BA in Psychology and MA in Rehabilitation Counseling from the University of Iowa. She has worked for the University of Iowa since 2003 in varies positions. Ruthina currently works as an Administrator within the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences overseeing administrative and financial needs of the Department of Sociology and  Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences.

     
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  • Paul Roesler Paul Roesler - Vice President

    Email: Paul.Roesler@iowacityschools.org

    Term expires: 2019

    Paul Roesler lives in Iowa City with his wife, Brandi who is a teacher in the district, and their two daughters who attend ICCSD schools.  Paul grew up in Iowa City attending Robert Lucas Elementary, South East Junior High and City High School (’94).  He is a graduate of The University of Iowa with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Sport Studies.  Paul currently is the Community Outreach Leader at Scheels, where he has been employed since 1998.  Paul enjoys playing basketball and golf and coaching youth sports.

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  • Lori Roetlin Lori Roetlin

    Email: Lori.Roetlin@iowacityschools.org

    Term expires: 2019

    Lori Roetlin graduated from Iowa Mennonite High School.  She received an A.A. in Liberal Arts from Hesston College and a B.A. in Social Work from Bethel College.  Lori earned a Masters of Science in Social Administration from Case Western Reserve University.  Since 1998, Lori has worked as a social worker at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.  Lori has children at Coralville Central and West High.  Lori enjoys volunteering in her kids’ schools, playing violin with her children, and riding bike with her husband, Tony.

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