David K. Boyd

David K. Boyd has over 39 years of judicial administration experience and currently serves as the state court administrator for Iowa.  As state court administrator, Mr. Boyd is the chief administrative officer for a state funded, unified court system comprised of approximately 1,900 judicial officers and support personnel with a $185 million operating budget.  Under Mr. Boyd’s leadership, Iowa became the first state in the nation to create an electronic court system for all case types and all filers, including self-represented.  Prior to his appointment as state court administrator, Mr. Boyd served nineteen (19) years as deputy state court administrator and seven (7) years as a trial court administrator.  While serving as an officer of the Conference of State Court Administrators, Mr. Boyd served four years on the Board of Directors of the National Center for State Courts.  Mr. Boyd graduated from the College of Idaho, received his master’s degree from the University of Arizona, and attended the Institute for Court Management.