Testimony: HB 2571, P.N. 3883, public employee “fair share” representation fees (Sept. 5, 2018)

Testimony by Stuart L. Knade, PSBA senior director of legal services, before the House Committee on Labor and Industry Good morning Chairman Kauffman, Chairman Galloway and members of the House Labor and Industry Committee… More

Lorraine Rocco (Freedom Area SD)

Lorraine received a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Resources Management from Geneva College, Beaver Falls, PA. She was employed by a national healthcare purchasing organization for 27 years as a Director of Human Resources… More

Jo Anne Yarnall, West Chester SD (Chester Co.)

Jo Anne was born and raised in West Chester, PA and began driving a school bus for Krapf Bus Company when she was 19 years old.  10 years later she moved into the office as a driver supervisor while still driving when needed… More

Jim Pearson, Seneca Valley SD (Butler Co.)

Pearson, a Wexford resident, has previous experience as the assistant principal of Deer Lakes Middle School, as well as the assistant principal of Hampton Middle School and the dean of students for Hampton High School. Mr… More

Randy S. Williams, Sr.

Randy Joined Krapf’s in 2016, possessing over twenty-six years of experience in the passenger transportation and service industry, with the last seventeen in student transportation.  Before joining Krapf’s, Randy was the Area General Manager for a large contractor, overseeing 16 operating locations throughout Eastern and Central Pennsylvania… More

Nathan G. Mains, PSBA CEO

Nathan G. Mains began his tenure as CEO of the Pennsylvania School Boards Association in September 2013… More

Thomas Kerek*, Kane Area SD (McKean Co.)

Greetings from the northern part of the Pennsylvania Wilds: to the sprawling city of State College. I am Major Thomas Kerek (Ret.) a 22 year veteran of the Pennsylvania National Guard and 28 year retired Federal Government Employee. I am currently seeking the Sectional 2 Advisor position within the Pennsylvania School Board Association… More

Anita Kaseman (Quakertown Community SD)

My name is Anita Kaseman and I have been employed by Quakertown Community School District for twelve years.  I am an extremely organized, self-starter with strong oral and written communication skills who enjoys a challenge… More

Peter Bard (Weatherly Area SD)

I am 34 years old and a 2008 graduate of Penn State University with a bachelor’s degree in Business.  working towards getting a master’s Degree in education from Wilkes University with an expected graduation date of May 2019 and am exploring pursuing further educational pathways… More

Denise LaPera (Lower Merion SD)

Denise LaPera is the Superintendent’s Executive Assistant at the Lower Merion School District. Ms. LaPera has been with the district since November, 2010 and also serves as the Board Secretary and the Open Records Officer. Ms. LaPera has supported three superintendents while employed in Lower Merion. Prior to Lower Merion, Ms… More