Your AEA Leadership

Northwest AEA employs approximately 270 employees who provide services to schools and families throughout Northwest Iowa. This passionate staff is led by:

Dr. Dan Cox, Chief Administrator

Katy Evenson, Executive Director of Educational Services, Media & Technology

Seth Piro, Executive Director of Special Education

Jodi Ryan, Chief Financial Officer

Jerome Schaefer, Executive Director of Human Resources & Engagement

Important contacts

Staff Directory
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Dan Cox

Chief Administrator

712-222-6001 Email Dan Cox
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Katy Evenson

Exec. Dir. of Educational Services

712-222-6019 Email Katy Evenson
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Seth Piro

Executive Director of Special Education

712-222-6011 Email Seth Piro
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Jodi Ryan

Executive Director of Finance

712-222-6304 Email Jodi Ryan
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Jerome Schaefer

Executive Director of Human Resources & Engagement

712-222-6114 Email Jerome Schaefer