Millard School District's 2015-16 Initiative

Millard School District Announces New Principal for DES


Millard School District is pleased to announce the selection of Mrs. Delna Bliss as the principal of the Delta Elementary School. Mrs. Bliss will replace Mr. Dave Noah who is retiring at the end of the current school year.

Eleven outstanding applicants were selected to interview for this critical position from a pool of 26 applicants, nine of whom are current employees of the school district and two who are currently employed as administrators in other locations.  A committee of 5 parents, 4 employees, and 2 administrators conducted these interviews and passed a recommendation on to the Superintendent who again interviewed Mrs. Bliss before passing her name on to the school board for their consideration.

Mrs. Bliss has been teaching in Millard School District since 1985. She graduated from Southern Utah University (SUSC) in elementary education with minors in reading, special education, and early childhood education. She earned her English as a Second Language and Gifted Education endorsements and completed her Masters Degree from Western Governors University. She has taught kindergarten, special education, and first through third grades.

Mrs. Delna Bliss lives in Hinckley and is married to Dan Bliss.  They have three children, Dustin, Danielle (Darren), and Delainee, and a grandson, Casper.

Mrs. Bliss is excited to accept this new position and eager to serve the community that has been so good to her and her family.

District Office Staff

Name Position Phone Fax Suburb State
David V. Styler Superintendent 435-864-1000 435-864-5684 Delta UT
Keith Griffiths Business Adminnistrator 435-864-1022 435-864-5684 Delta UT
Jean Crafts Nutrition Specialist 435-864-1055 435-864-5684 Delta UT
Scott Bassett Curriculum/HR/Pupil Services 435-864-1033 435-864-5684 Delta UT
Greg Chappell Special Programs 435-864-1044 435-864-5684 Delta UT
Bethany Atkinson Payroll Clerk 435-864-1077 435-864-5684 Delta UT
Darlene Brunson Accounts Payable 435-864-1036 435-864-5684 Delta UT
Merrie Jo Smith Secretary 435-864-1032 435-864-5684 Delta UT
Jenny Smith Secretary 435-864-1000 435-864-5684 Delta UT
Dean Stephenson Maintenance Director 435-864-1056 435-864-5684 Delta UT
Liesl Finlinson Counseling 435-864-1066 435-864-5684 Delta UT
Dean Gardner Technician 435-864-1030 435-864-5684 Delta UT
Marj Lovell Transportation Secretary 435-864-5696 435-864-5698 Delta UT
Clyde Habel Warehouse 435-864-5732 435-864-5684 Delta UT
Ivan Christensen Transportation Supervisor 435-864-5697 435-864-56 Delta UT
Kevin C Chapman Technology Director 435-864-1099 435-864-5684 Delta UT