The Albert Gallatin Area School Board will experience a change in leadership in 2019.
Directors appointed Janet Swaney as president and Carla Franks as vice president.
Edward Colebank and Michael Dunham will remain board secretary as board treasurer, respectively. Andrews & Price Attorneys at Law of Pittsburgh was reappointed board solicitor at a monthly rate of $600 and an hourly rate of $100, both of which remain the same as last year.
School director Ryan Porupski was appointed to serve as the district’s representative on the Southwest Regional Tax Bureau Executive Committee, with business manager Denise Sheetz selected to serve as an alternate.
Directors reappointed Paul Dunham to the Fayette County Career and Technical Institute (FCCTI) joint operating committee for a three-year term, and Charity Grimm Krupa to the Pennsylvania School Boards Association (PSBA) legislative council.
The board welcomed new school director Betty Moser, who was appointed to fill a seat vacated by the resignation of Jeff Myers.
The board will continue to hold voting meetings at 6 p.m. on the third Wednesday of each month, with work sessions being held at the same time on the prior Monday. All meetings will take place in the cafeteria of the former D. Ferd Swaney Elementary School.