Board Reorganizes for 2020

Board Swear in The Pine-Richland School Board reorganized on Dec. 2, 2019. Prior reorganization, Solicitor Donald Palmer swore in re-elected board members Marc Casciani, Peter Lyons, Dr. Matthew Mehalik, and Dr. Carla Meyer. Mr. Greg DiTullio was also re-elected. He will be sworn in on Dec. 9, 2019. The board is pleased to rename Mr. Peter Lyons as president and Mrs. Christine Misback as vice president. This will be the third year in a row that Mr. Lyons and Mrs. Misback will lead the team.
The board also made several appointments, which included:
  • Dr. Carla Meyer's reappointed as the legislative representative to the Pennsylvania School Boards Association.

  • Mrs. Christine Misback was reappointed as representative to the A.W. Beattie Career Center Joint Committee for a two-year term and as a representative for the Pine-Richland Opportunities Fund.

  • Mr. Peter Lyons was reappointed as a Food Service Advisory & Wellness Committee Representative.

  • Mrs. Dana Kirk, director of financial and operational services, was reappointed as a delegate to Allegheny North Tax Collection Committee with Mr. Marc Casciani serving as an alternate.
Also serving on the 2020 Pine-Richland School Board include Dr. Benjamin Campbell and Mr. Matthew Moye. Mrs. Barbara Williams serves as the board secretary.
In addition, the board set the 2020 meeting schedule. All meetings will be held in the Pine-Richland Central Offices DeWitt Blank Conference Room at 7 p.m. on the following dates:
Upcoming Meetings
Jan. 13, 2020 - Combined Meeting
Feb. 10, 2020 - Combined Meeting
March 2, 2020 - Planning Meeting
March 16, 2020 - Regular Meeting
April 6, 2020 - Planning Meeting
April 20, 2020 - Regular Meeting
May 11, 2020 - Combined Meeting
June 8, 2020 - Planning Meeting
June 22, 2020 - Regular Meeting
July 13, 2020 - Combined Meeting
Aug. 3, 2020 - Planning Meeting
Aug. 17, 2020 - Regular Meeting
Sept. 14, 2020 - Combined Meeting
Oct. 5, 2020 - Planning Meeting
Oct. 19, 2020 - Regular Meeting
Nov. 16, 2020 - Combined Meeting
Dec. 7, 2020 - Reorganization
Dec. 14, 2020 - Combined Meeting
Consider Serving on PR School Board
The Pine-Richland School Board also invited interested members of the community from Richland Township (Region 3) to apply for a vacant position on our school board. The board thanked Mrs. Virginia Goebel, outgoing board member from Region 3, for her eight years of service to our students and community. The board is tasked with making an interim appointment to fill the vacant seat. The appointee will serve until the next municipal election in November 2021. Applications and resumes are due no later than 5 p.m. on Dec. 13, 2019. The board will conduct public interviews and nominations for this seat at 6 p.m. on Dec. 17, 2019, in the Pine-Richland District Central Office Dewitt Conference Room. Download an application and review all instructions by visiting the board vacancy page at