School Board of Directors

Email the Directors at: directors@smsd.us.



Student Representatives to the School Board: 

Elaina Clancy
Nicholas O'Brien


District Solicitor: 

Gareth D. Pahowka, Esq.

Randy L. Varner
President
Term Ends: 2019

Career: Attorney with McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC; Chair of the firm's State and Local Tax Practice Group
Education: B.S. Secondary Education-Social Studies, The Pennsylvania State University; J.D. magna cum laude, The Dickinson School of Law of The Pennsylvania State University
Personal: Married to Jennifer L. Varner, two children: Zachary and Jacob

Steven E. Bear
Vice President
Term Ends: 2019

Career: Investigator Manager, Bureau of Special Investigations, Pennsylvania Office of Inspector General. 
Education: Boiling Springs High School, Harrisburg Area Community College - AA Criminal Justice, Eastern Kentucky University - BS Loss Prevention Management with a minor in Business. 
Personal: Married to Teri, three children: Mitchell, Matthew and Douglas.

Michael H. Berk
Term Ends: 2019

Career:
 Executive Director - PA School Bus Association
Education:
 Shippensburg University, B.S. Degree - Public Administration/Labor Relations
Personal:
 Father of two children: Devyn and Adam.

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John Greenbaum

Term Ends: 2021

Career:  More than 20 years of legal experience as an attorney in a private firm, with the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General, and as in-house counsel for Highmark Health.  Prior to law school, taught history, geography, and coached at a high school.
Education: B.A. Political Science, Middlebury College; J.D. The Dickinson School of Law.
Personal: Married to Susan.  Raised three children in the District.


Stacey J. Knavel
Term Ends: 2021

Career: Twenty years of experience in revenue forecasting, taxation, policy analysis and budgeting for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.  

Education: B.S. Finance, The Pennsylvania State University
Personal: Husband Shawn and daughter Madison

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Denise Z. MacIvor
Term Ends: 2021

Career: Treasury & Finance executive with over 20 years global experience in cash management, risk management, accounting, financial planning, budgeting & analysis, and financial reporting.  
Education: B.S. Theoretical Mathematics, Lafayette College; MBA Corporate Finance, Fairleigh Dickinson University

Personal: District resident since 2001 with husband Mike, son Dylan and daughter Andie


Elizabeth A. Meikrantz
Term Ends: 2019

Career: college advancement and admissions professional
Education: B.A. History, Dickinson College
Family: Married to Josh; two children


Christopher A. Morgan
Term Ends: 2019 

Career: Sixteen years of business and distribution management experience. Currently Supervisor with Ross Distribution. 
Education: B.A. in Elementary Education from University of Florida; M.A.T. in Secondary Education from The College of New Jersey
Personal: Married to Kristine, two children: Olivia and Emma

Jonathan L. Still

Term Ends: 2021

Career: Retired Naval Officer & Aviator. Small business owner.

Education: B.S. in Economics, U.S. Naval Academy; M.S.S. in National Security, U.S. Army War College
Personal: Husband to Jennifer; father to Jack & Laurin