Board of Education
CHAIR - JUSTIN DAVIS
Justin Davis has served on the Ipswich Board of Education since 2010. He is an Ipswich High School Graduate, received his BS in Ag Business from SDSU in 2000. Justin worked for Prescription Agronomics in Ipswich for 5 years before returning to the family farm. He served 6 years in the House of Representatives in the South Dakota Legislature, served 2 years as Vice-Chairman of the Ag and Natural Resources Committee and served on the Appropriations Committee for 2 years. He is currently serving on the South Dakota Corn Utilization Council. He is also a 10 year member of the Ipswich Fire Department and a past president of the Ipswich Commercial Club. His wife, Courtney, and he have three children Ava, Brody, and Edy.
Justin Davis's term on the Ipswich School Board will expire in 2025
Board Committees: Policy Review
VICE-CHAIRMAN - TODD HETTICH
Todd Hettich was elected to serve on the Ipswich School Board in June, 2017. He is a graduate of Aberdeen Central. He served in the USAF for 4 years as an Air Weapons Controller. Thereafter, he worked for GTE & MIT in the Marshall Islands for 5 years tracking satellites and supporting missiles testing. Todd currently works for a major information technology company in the Aerospace and Defense industry (25 years) as a director in the applications development field. He holds three degrees: MBA, BAM, and an IT technology degree. Todd is married to Christina Hettich. They have three energetic boys, Matthew, Tyler, and Kyle.
Todd Hettich's term on the Ipswich School Board will expire in 2024
Board Committees: Building & Grounds
BOARD MEMBER - CAROL POND
BOARD MEMBER - TADD THORSON
BOARD MEMBER - SCOTT BRAUN
Scott Braun graduated from Ipswich Public School in 2000. He attended Lake Area and graduated with a degree in computer networking. In 2003 Scott moved back to the family farm and started farming and ranching. He and his wife, Stephanie, have four children.
Scott Braun's term on the Ipswich School Board will expire in 2027 Board Committee: Extra-Curricular