School Board of Directors

Email the Directors at: [email protected]

Student Representatives to the School Board: 

Samuel Harbst, Class of 2025
Tyler Blanchard, Class of 2026

District Solicitor: 

Gareth D. Pahowka, Esq.

Brad L. Group, President 
Term Ends: 2027

Retired Second Grade teacher with 35 years of experience in South Middleton School District
Graduate of Boiling Springs High School; B.S. Ed. Shippensburg University;  M Ed. Administration Shippensburg University
Married to Michelle

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Robin Scherer, Vice President
Term Ends: 2025

Prior to becoming a stay-at-home mom, Robin was the Executive Director of PrimeSource Health Network, a Preferred Provider Organization in Harrisburg, PA. She is the Co-Founder and President of Furry Friends Network, a non-profit animal rescue founded in 2001.  
1987 graduate of Boiling Springs High School. Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Shippensburg University and Completed the Teacher Intern Program in Elementary Education at Wilson College.
Married to Mike and has two children, Drew and Libby. Robin has been a PIAA and NCAA field hockey official for 31 years. 

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Eric Berry
Term Ends: 2025

Career: 20 years of work in manufacturing field. Small business owner. 
EducationGraduate of Central Dauphin High School
Personal: Married to wife, Donna

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Jim Decker
Term Ends: 2027

Career: 25+ years experience in Mechanical Engineering and Project Management in the Commercial Design/Construction Industry. 
Education: St. Francis University Graduate
Personal: Married to Holly, two daughters who were/are SMSD students. 

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 ([email protected]).

Devin Flickinger
Term Ends: 2027

Career30 years’ experience as an emergency responder/Paramedic in the greater Carlisle/West Shore areas.

Graduated from West Perry High School in 1997. Associates in Health Sciences From Harrisburg Area Community College; Currently taking courses to obtain a Bachelors in Healthcare Administration with a focus in Emergency Medical Services through Columbia Southern University. Certified educator of Cardiac & Pediatric Advanced Life Support. 

PersonalMarried to Katie; three children-Ella, Hunter, and Noah.

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Brandon Hall
Term Ends 2027

Career: Currently a Chief Operating Officer for a technology company. Prior experience includes over 10 years as a VP of Finance for a transportation/logistics company and 4 years with public accounting firms performing financial audits.
Education: Graduate of Wilkes University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting.
Personal: Married to Cortney, two children currently attending South Middleton School District.

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Rick Rovegno
Term Ends: 2027

Career: Three term Cumberland County Commissioner (2000-2011). Lifelong self-employed entrepreneur owning three businesses focusing on energy conservation, real estate development and property management.
Education: Graduate of Carlisle High School (1974) and Shippensburg University with B.S. Business Administration (Accounting and Finance 1978). Course work in Architectural Engineering at Penn State. Jesse Heighes Distinguished Alumnus of Shippensburg University (2011).
Personal: Married to the former Karen Jaasund for 41 years total until her passing in 2022. Avid mountain climber, traveler, and reader.

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Shannon Snyder
Term Ends: 2025

Career: 20 years experience as a mental health therapist, victim advocate, and group facilitator. National Certified Counselor.

Education: Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Mansfield University; Master of Science degree in Community Counseling from Shippensburg University; Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in Mental Health Counseling from Messiah College; Certified Trauma Practitioner; Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy certificate; EMDR certificate (in process).
Personal: Married to Eddie; five children-Hunter, Fawn, Jimmy, Skylar, and Kendal

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Rodney Wagner
Term Ends: 2025

Career: Director of a Community Residential Shelter for Children   

Education: Shippensburg University BS Criminal Justice
Personal: Married to Amanda and 3 Daughters Mady, Megan, and Sadie

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