Board Reorganizes

Dec. 8, 2020
 
Dear Pine-Richland Community,
 
The Pine-Richland School Board reorganized on Dec. 7, 2020. The board is pleased to rename Mr. Peter Lyons as president and Mrs. Christine Misback as vice president. This will be the fourth consecutive year that Mr. Lyons and Mrs. Misback will lead the team.
 
The board also made several appointments:
  • Dr. Carla Meyer was reappointed as the legislative representative to the Pennsylvania School Boards Association.
  • Mrs. Katarzyna Swope was reappointed as representative to the A.W. Beattie Career Center Joint Committee for a two-year term. Mrs. Swope and Mrs. Christine Misback served as the representatives for 2020. Mrs. Swope's Beattie term expires this year. The new term will be through December 2022. Mrs. Misback's Beattie position expires in December 2021.   
  • The board reappointed Mr. Greg DiTullio as a representative to the Pine Township Parks and Recreation Board for 2021.
  • The board reappointed Mrs. Christine Misback as the 2021 liaison to the Pine-Richland Opportunities Fund Board of Trustees.
  • 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, board treasurer, serving as an alternate.
 
Also serving on the Pine-Richland School Board are Dr. Benjamin Campbell, Dr. Matthew Mehalik, and Mr. Matthew Moye. Mrs. Barbara Williams serves as board secretary.
 
In addition, the board set the 2021 meeting schedule. Community members should check the website or BoardDocs to see whether a meeting is being held in-person or live streamed. Under regular circumstances, all meetings will be held in the Pine-Richland Central Offices DeWitt Blank Conference Room at 7 p.m. on the following dates:
2021 Meetings
7 p.m. on Jan. 11, 2021 - Combined Meeting
7 p.m. on Feb. 8, 2021 - Combined Meeting
6 p.m. on March 1, 2021 - Finance Committee
7 p.m. on March 1, 2021 - Planning Meeting
7 p.m. on March 15, 2021 - Regular Meeting
7 p.m. on April 12, 2021 - Combined Meeting
7 p.m. on May 3, 2021 - Planning Meeting
7 p.m. on May 17, 2021 - Regular Meeting
7 p.m. on June 7, 2021 - Planning Meeting
7 p.m. on June 21, 2021 - Regular Meeting
7 p.m. on July 12, 2021 - Combined Meeting
7 p.m. on Aug. 2, 2021 - Planning Meeting
7 p.m. on Aug. 16, 2021 - Regular Meeting
7 p.m. on Sept. 13, 2021 - Combined Meeting
7 p.m. on Oct. 4, 2021 - Planning Meeting
7 p.m. on Oct. 18, 2021 - Regular Meeting
7 p.m. on Nov. 15, 2021 - Combined Meeting
6 p.m. on Nov. 18, 2021 - Academic Achievement Committee*
7 p.m. on Dec. 6, 2021 - Reorganization
7 p.m. on Dec. 13, 2021 - Combined Meeting
 
*This committee meeting is scheduled on a night without a scheduled planning or regular board meeting. The Academic Achievement Report will be presented.