Lyons Elected President of Pine-Richland School Board; Banyas to Serve as VP

Board holds annual reorganization meeting.

Pine-Richland School Board elected Peter Lyons as its new president Monday night and Dr. Jeffrey Banyas was re-elected vice president.

The votes took place at the board's annual reorganization meeting.

Lyons won after two ballots. Banyas and Director Dennis Sundo ran against him.

Lyons replaces Stephen Hawbaker, who has served as president or vice president for the past seven years.

Banyas won the vice-presidential vote 6-3 over Director Laura Ohlund. He served as vice president in 2012 also.

Hawbaker agreed to serve a two-year term on the Northern Area Special Purpose Schools joint committee, which oversees A.W. Beattie Career Center

Therese Dawson will serve as the legislative representative on the Pennsylvania School Board Association and Marc Casciani will serve on the Pine Township Parks and Recreation Board.

The firm of Goehring, Rutter and Boehm was appointed as the school board's solicitor, but the time was limited to Jan. 1 to March 31, 2013, to give the board time to look into potential other options.

The school board also accepted the resignation of Superintendent Dr. Mary Bucci. Click here for a full story.

The board's meeting schedule was set for 2013. Meetings are held in the DeWitt Blank Conference Room, located at 702 Warrendale Road, Gibsonia, at 7:30 p.m. 

January 14, 2013

January 28, 2013

February 11, 2013

February 25, 2013

March 11, 2013

March 25, 2013

April 8, 2013

April 22, 2013

May 6, 2013 (1st Monday)

May 20, 2013 (3rd Monday as to account for Memorial Day on the fourth Monday)

June 10, 2013

June 24, 2013

July 15, 2013 (combined meeting)

August 12, 2013

August 26, 2013

September 9, 2013

September 23, 2013

October 14, 2013

October 28, 2013

November 11, 2013

November 25, 2013

December 2, 2013 (Re-organization Meeting)

December 16, 2013 (Combined Meeting)


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