Dr. Rob Lech has served as the superintendent of the Jamestown Public School District since July 1, 2013. Previously, Dr. Lech served as superintendent with the Beulah Public School District in Beulah, ND and the Mt. Pleasant School District in Rolla, ND.
Dr. Lech is a member of the North Dakota Council of Educational Leaders (NDCEL), North Dakota Association of School Administrators (NDASA), and American Association of School Administrators (AASA). Dr. Lech served as the President of the NDASA in the 2014/2015 School Year and also currently serves as one of two North Dakota representatives on the AASA Governing Board.
Dr. Lech was appointed by Governor Jack Dalrymple in 2013 and 2016 to serve on the Teacher’s Fund for Retirement (TFFR) board and was subsequently elected to represent TFFR on the State Investment Board.
Dr. Lech is a native of Dickinson, ND, graduating from Dickinson High School. He received an undergraduate degree in History Education from Northern State University, a Master’s degree from the University of Mary in Educational Leadership, and his doctorate through the University of Mary.
Beyond the above mentioned superintendent positions, Dr. Lech has also served as a teacher at the Richland School District, in Colfax, ND, principal at the Tappen High School, in Tappen, ND, and principal at the Mt. Pleasant School District in Rolla, ND.
Dr. Lech has been married to Sadie Lech for 19 years. Sadie is also an educator, currently working as a special education teacher at the Jamestown High School. Rob and Sadie have three children.
Dr. Lech was selected as the 2017 North Dakota Superintendent of the Year.
Jamestown, ND 58401