Amy DeLashmutt named as new Director of Communications
The Ames Community School District is excited to announce Amy DeLashmutt as the new Director of Communications. She is currently the Communication Specialist at the Ames CSD, a position she has held since 2020.
DeLashmutt has 20 years of experience in communications and has held a variety of positions in roles covering everything from marketing to public relations, and copywriting to website design. In her current role, 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. As a District, we are excited to continue working with Mrs. DeLashmutt and look forward to her leadership within the Ames Community School District. She officially begins her duties on August 15, 2022.