Staff Directory

To find a staff member at one of our buildings, please click on the appropriate building directory link listed below.

Staff Directory by BuildingBuilding Principal
Washington Elementary Staff DirectoryKate Stanton
Mount Vernon Middle School DirectoryBob Haugse
Mount Vernon High School DirectorySteve Brand

District Office

525 Palisades Rd SW, Mount Vernon, IA  52314

PHONE: (319) 895-8845

FAX: (319) 895-8875

Click on the name below to email a staff member.


Dr. Greg Batenhorst, Superintendent

Michael Marshall, School Business Official

Deb Etzel, Business Services Manager

Amy Weber, Administrative Assistant

Kathy Staskal, Alumni Association Communications Director

Kate Stanton, District Special Education Director

Michelle Boyden, District Teacher Leadership Instructional Specialist


Sean Flockhart, Director of Technology

Tim Larson, Assistant Director of Technology

Sonya Sullivan, Technology Associate

BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS (319) 895-8843 ext. 4010

Chris Noll, Buildings and Grounds Director

Marty Williams, Buildings and Grounds Director

NUTRITION DEPARTMENT (319) 895-8843 ext. 4007

Marcia Purington, Food Service Director


Dennis Gross, Transportation Director

Bus Route DriversBus Substitute or Activity Drivers
Eric Bartelt
Dave Blythe
Jenny Ciha
Denny Gross
Sally Hunter
Cliff James
Rita James
Jean Litts
Steve Pisarik
​Craig Capron
Sam Capron
Rob Hanson
​Bob Haugse
Kyle Jaspers
Mike Jones
​Ben Kuker
Mike Lynch
David Payne
Dennis Rodenberg
​Doug Shannon
Larry Simons
Dennis Ties
Aaron Truitt 
​Dee Winder
To reach any of our route drivers, please contact the Transportation Department at 319-895-6205.