Who We Are
Who We Are
The national office is located in West Des Moines, IA. Our experienced staff is available to help answer all your speech and debate questions or connect you with local support. Our customer service team is dedicated to providing you with the support you need to succeed! Combined, they have 24 years of experience helping coaches navigate the world of speech and debate.
Education and Recognition Coordinator
The NSDA is governed by a Board of Directors, comprised of elected members who are current or former NSDA coaches and appointed members who are experts in their fields. Elections are held every two years and an advisor at each member school can cast a vote in the election. Meet the Board of Directors at www.speechanddebate.org/meet-the-team.
National Speech & Debate Association
401 Railroad Place
West Des Moines, IA 50265-4730
Standard Hours (September-June)
Monday-Friday: 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. CT
Summer Hours (July-August)
Monday-Thursday: 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. CT
Friday: 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. CT