School Board of Directors


South Middleton School District School Board of Directors
Front Row L-R: Mr. John Greenbaum; Mrs. Nicole Weber, Director of Business and Operations / Board Secretary; Dr. Matthew Strine, Superintendent; Mr. Michael Berk, Board President; Mr. Christopher Morgan, Board Vice President

Back Row L-R: Eric Geesaman, Class of 2020; Mr. Jonathan Still; Mr. William "Terry" Draper; Mrs. Denise MacIvor; Mrs. Elizabeth Meikrantz; Mr. Steven Bear; Mrs. Stacey Knavel

Not Pictured: Chelsea A. Hranica, Board Treasurer; Gibran Varahrami, Class of 2021

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Student Representatives to the School Board: 

Eric Geesaman
Gibran Varahrami

District Solicitor: 

Gareth D. Pahowka, Esq.

Michael H. Berk
Term Ends: 2019

 Executive Director - PA School Bus Association
 Shippensburg University, B.S. Degree - Public Administration/Labor Relations
 Father of two children

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Christopher A. Morgan
Vice President 
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

Steven E. Bear

Term Ends: 2019

Career: Under Career: Director, Bureau of Special Investigations, Pennsylvania Office of State 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.

William “Terry” Draper
Term Ends: 2019

Career: Retired Army officer with 25 years of active military service. Currently serves as the Chief, Inspections Division for the Naval Supply Systems Command. Small business owner.
Education: B.A. in Communication, Clarion University of Pennsylvania; MPA, Public Administration, Old Dominion University
Personal: Married to Kim, two children: Lauren and Alex

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John Greenbaum

Term Ends: 2021

:  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

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Elizabeth A. Meikrantz
Term Ends: 2019

CareerTwenty years of experience in higher education including work in fundraising, event planning and college admissions
Education: B.A. History, Dickinson College
Family: Married to Josh, two children: Jack and Connor

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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

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