A Capsule of the Board of Education's Deliberations and Actions

Board Reorganization Meeting and Regular Board Meeting

December 6, 2004

(Unofficial Summary Subject to Change) 

At the combination Board Reorganization Meeting/Board Workshop/Regular Board Meeting of the Board of Education, Stacy Gober was voted temporary election chairperson.  Richard Zuercher was elected President of the Board and David Gogel was elected Vice President of the Board.  Denise Rader presented the Good News Report.  Mark Thompson from Roth Marz Partnership presented an update on architect activities.  Henry Guarriello from D’Huy Engineering presented a recap of the August pre-design phase meeting for additions and renovations to George Wolf Elementary School.   Mr. Paccio gave the Technology Committee report.  Meagan Edelman reported on student council activities.

The Board approved the following:

    Policy - Jean Rundle, Madelyn Kemp, and Gail Wolfel

    Meet and Discuss - John Stoffa, Geraldine Skrapits, and Debra Leibenguth

    Facilities - David Gogel, Jean Rundle, Debra Leibenguth, and Geraldine Skrapits

    Legislative - Richard Zuercher

    Act 93 - Madelyn Kemp, Geraldine Skrapits, Gail Wolfel

    Technology - Debra Leibenguth and Jean Rundle

    Employee Benefit Trust - Richard Zuercher

    Contract Negotiations - Jean Rundle, Madelyn Kemp, and John Stoffa

    Northampton Community College - Nick Politi

    Bethlehem Area Vocational Technical School - David Gogel and Gail Wolfel

    Colonial Intermediate Unit #20 - Jean Rundle

    School & Community Safety Task Force - Debra Leibenguth, Geraldine Skrapits, and Jean Rundle

    Budget and Finance - Ted Fritz, David Gogel, and John Stoffa (Dr. Senese - Chair)

                PSBA Representative - Gail Wolfel

    Gitski, Linda - December 1, 2004 - Special Education - Middle School

    Hottle, Georgine - January 3, 2005 - Grade 2 - Moore

    Marano, Carol - End of 1st Semester - Grade 5 - Boro

    Omar, Kimberly - December 1, 2004 - Grade 1 - Lehigh