Monticello School Board Recognition

In honor of School Board Recognition Month, The Monticello Express will spotlight a different member of the Monticello Community School District Board of Education each week during the month of May. 

This week, get to know Board member David Melchert. 

Tell us about your family. 

My wife, Mary, and I have been married for 28 years. Two kids: Michael and Meredith. Granddaughter Claire. Michael is a graduate of the University of Iowa. Meredith is a freshman nursing student at Iowa. 

How many years have you served on the Monticello Board of Education? 

Four years. 

What has been your favorite Monticello Community Schools moment? 

Passing the bond issue for a new middle school! 

What advice would you give future board members? 

Make sure you are willing to be involved with the school and community. Be open-minded. 

Where did you graduate high school and college? 

I graduated Monticello High School with the Class of ’85. I attended Kirkwood Community College and Mount Mercy College. 

Hobbies/interests: Kids and grandkids. 


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