Director - Facilities District Office, Facilities Planning & Management
Gerry Peters is the Director of Facilities Planning & Management and has served in that position since March 2010. He started working as a carpenter's helper during high school and continued to work in residential and commercial construction to finance college. After graduating from Iowa State University in 1983, he worked for general contractors learning project engineering, project management, and construction management skills. As a sole proprietor in 1994, Gerry provided construction management services and worked to provide telecommunications infrastructure and support.
Prior to the Director’s position with Ames Schools, Gerry worked as a construction cost consultant for 14 years. Gerry is a registered Professional Engineer (inactive). He is committed to finding the best solution to any problem, and believes that together we are greater than the sum of the individual parts.