Director - Communication District Office
Amy DeLashmutt, Director of Communications, has 20 years of experience and has held a variety of positions in roles covering everything from marketing to public relations, and copywriting to website design. In her previous role with the District as Communication Specialist, she worked to achieve a complete redesign of the Ames CSD website and has written numerous articles for Amazing Magazine. She led the development of the process for translating communication and launched the use of Blackboard for mass messaging. DeLashmutt is active in working with building staff to align communication efforts District-wide.
Before coming to the Ames CSD, DeLashmutt worked for Iowa State University for nearly 20 years. Not only does she have a strong background in communications but also in event management and customer service. DeLashmutt is a two-time published children’s book author and a strong advocate for accessibility. She currently ensures the District provides content and functionality on its website which meets the World Wide Web Consortium’s Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 Level AA.
DeLashmutt is a highly engaged professional who has both delivered and participated in various professional development opportunities. While at Iowa State she taught courses through training and development for staff working to enhance their supervisory and communication skills.