MN School Board Appoints 2 New Members
The two newly appointed school board members fill the vacant seats left behind by Fred Dewey and Jamie Mariano.
The Marple Newtown Board of School Directors appointed two new members to the board at its Tuesday meeting.
The board approved Leonard Altieri, of Newtown Square, and Atsushi Baker, of Marple Township, to fill the two vacant seats.
Both vacancies expire in December when both Altieri and Baker are expected to officially run for election for the open seats.
In January, the board accepted the resignation of Fred Dewey and Jamie Mariano as Marple Newtown school directors.
Dewey's resignation was effective Jan. 31, while Mariano's resignation was effective Feb. 13.
School Board President Kathryn Chandless said Tuesday that both Altieri and Baker went through an interview process with the board, prior to being appointed.
The two men were also the only candidates who applied to fill the vacancies.
A third vacant seat, left by David McGinley who resigned in early February, is expected to be filled at the March 12 school board meeting.
Interested candidates to fill McGinley's vacant seat should submit a letter of interest and resume to the President of Marple Newtown Board of School Directors, C/O Administration Building, 40 Media Line Road, Newtown Square, PA 19073 or faxed to 610-723-3340 by Wednesday, March 6.