Sabrina Backer has served as a school director in Franklin Area School District (Venango Co.) since 2015, serving as the board’s vice president since 2017. She has been active in public education since her children started elementary school and began by joining the executive board of their school’s parent-teacher organization. Backer has served on numerous local committees, including the Hall of Fame, Personnel, Operations, Negotiations and Governance. She acted as chair for the Personnel, Operations and Governance committees. Since 2018, Backer has been PSBA’s Section 1 advisor and sectional co-leader on the Governing Board. She is also her board’s PSBA liaison, a member of the Legislative Advisory Council, chair of the Policy Committee and on the board of directors for the Pennsylvania Public Education Foundation. Backer attended Fayetteville State University and is currently the chief clerk/county administrator and director of elections for Venango County. She resides in Franklin with her husband, Brian, and their two children – Britton, a sophomore at Penn State University, and Cambree, a junior at Franklin Jr./Sr. High School.