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Meet your School Board; 2017 meetings set

posted Dec 20, 2016, 6:58 AM by Courtney Fobes ‎(Marketing & PR)‎   [ updated Dec 20, 2016, 7:03 AM ]
School Board group

The nine-member Northwestern School District Board of Directors includes, from left, in front, Shelly Rice, Joan Baxter, Valerie Hoover, Gary Bilek and Peggy Kemling. In back are new President Mark Swanson, new Vice President Kevin Saxton, Sam Ring and Glen Black.

 

A new president and vice president were voted in by the Northwestern School District board of directors during the board’s annual reorganization meeting on Dec. 5.


Mark Swanson was the only nominee for president and was unanimously elected.


This is Swanson’s first term serving as President. He has been on the board for three years.


Kevin Saxton was the only nominee for vice president and was unanimously elected.


Peggy Kemling was unanimously elected to be the Pennsylvania School Boards Association legislative representative.


Swanson was also appointed as the Northwest Tri-County Intermediate Unit representative.


The board unanimously approved the 2017 board meeting schedule.


Board study sessions will be held at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 16, at Springfield Elementary School; Monday, Feb. 13, at the district administration office; Monday, March 13, at Springfield; Monday, April 10, at the administration office; Monday, May 8, at Springfield; Monday, June 12 at the administration office; Monday, July 10, at the administration office; Monday, Aug. 14, at Springfield; Monday, Sept. 11, at the administration office; Monday, Oct. 9, at Springfield; Monday, Nov. 13, at the administration office; and Monday, Dec. 4, at Springfield.

The 2017 reorganization meeting will also be held in conjunction with the study session on Dec. 4.


Board voting meetings will be held at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 23, at Springfield; Monday, Feb. 20, at the administration office; Monday, March 20, at Springfield; Tuesday, April 18, at the administration office; Monday, May 15, at Springfield; Monday, June 19, at the administration office; Monday, July 17, at the administration office; Monday, Aug. 21, at Springfield; Monday, Sept. 18, at the administration office; Monday, Oct. 16, at Springfield; Monday, Nov. 20, at the administration office; and Monday, Dec. 11, at the administration office.

Holiday dinner

The Nutrition Group treated school board members and administrators to a special holiday dinner after the board voting meeting on Dec. 12. From left are district Technology Manager Sue Lehman, Kemling, Northwestern's Director of Curriculum Yvonne Teed and Saxton.

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Courtney Fobes (Marketing & PR),
Dec 20, 2016, 6:59 AM
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Dec 20, 2016, 6:59 AM
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Dec 20, 2016, 6:58 AM
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