Charlie McCardle

Charlie McCardle

Board Director
Elected Date: November 2021
Term Expires: November 2025


Background:  Life long resident of Independence with involvement in several community organizations. .  My wife, Cindy, and our two children are graduates from the ICSD.  Hobbies:  Fishing and photography. 



  • Master of Business Administration - Nova Southeastern University 
  • Bachelor of Arts – Business Management, emphasis on Human Resouces, University of Northern Iowa
  • Psychiatric Aide
  • Certifed Medication Aide
  • American Red Cross CPR Basic Life Support for the Professional Rescuer Instructor
  • Fire Fighter I
  • Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events Instructor
  • Stop the Bleed Instructor


IASB Recognition:

  • Team Achievement Award 2022



Safety Officer and Fire Chief - Mental Health Institute


Committee Assignments:

  • Mustang Foundation
  • Career & Technical Advisory Committee
  • Independence City Council Liaison
  • Buchanan County Conference Board
  • PPEL Levy Committee