The DAC is a Board appointed committee which brings together staff, parents, and community members to advise the District and Board on plans to promote high achievement throughout the District, including identifying priorities for spending, providing input on the district performance plans, and implementing the District's parent engagement plan. This committee meets quarterly throughout the year and is an opportunity for key stakeholders to have a voice in their District.


WPSD DAC Members:

  • Columbine Parent: Kaci Guthrie
  • Gateway Parent: Amy Ryan
  • Summit Parent: Jessie Seibert
  • WPMS Parent: Seth Bryant [DAC Chairperson]
  • WPHS Parent: Aaron Helstrom
  • Elementary Staff: Michelle Howell
  • MS Staff: Kip Shubert
  • HS Staff: Tom Torrance
  • Elementary Admin: Ashley Lawson
  • Secondary Admin: Bill Phalen
  • Charter Expert: Sean Pekron
  • Merit Academy Parent: Mike Demuth
  • Community: Jamie Dion [DAC Secretary]
  • Business: Mick Bates
  • HS Student: Ali Orellana
  • Central Admin: Tina Cassens
  • Board Members: Chris Austin and David Rusterholtz

October 25, 2022

Meeting agendas and minutes will be posted below when they are available.

November 16, 2022

January 18, 2023

  • Agenda
  • Minutes

March 15, 2023

  • Agenda
  • Minutes

May 17, 2023

  • Agenda
  • Minutes