Gov. Terry Branstad recently appointed Jerry Purdy, of Adel, to fill a seat on the architectural examining board starting May 1.
Purdy graduated from Greenfield Community School District in 1972 and Iowa State University in 1976 with a degree in architecture. He is the son of the late Ronald and Helen Purdy, Greenfield, and son-in- law of Earl and Charlene Baudler, Fontanelle.
He started the architectural firm of Design Alliance Inc. in 1991 in Waukee and currently has a staff of 12 employees. The firm has been very fortunate to work on many projects in Dallas County ranging from The City of Adel Public Library, Adel City Hall Renovation, Waukee Public Safety facility and Public works facility, and numerous churches. He is presently working with the Dallas County Board of supervisors on the proposed administration and public safety facilities. He resides on an acreage in the Adel area.