Board of Education

Board of Education

The North Hills School District Board of Education is comprised of nine members who are elected to four-year terms. The 2022 board members are as follows:

Allison Mathis, President
Helen "Dee" Spade, Vice President
Sandra Kozera
Phil Little
Elizabeth Nease
Deanna Philpott
Kathryn Poniatowski
Rachael Rennebeck
Michael Santucci

Lori Rieger, School Board Secretary
Michael J. Witherel, Solicitor
Emma Kim, Student Representative
Kevin Tian, Student Representative

2022 Responsibilities

Education

Educational Leadership, Pupil Services, Curriculum and Assessment, Information/Discussion, Technology    

Chief Board Liaison: Phil Little

Board Liaisons: Allison Mathis, Sandra Kozera and Mike Santucci

Administrative Liaison: Dr. Beth Williams


Athletics & Activities

Athletics, Activities

Chief Board Liaison: Katie Poniatowski

Board Liaisons: Allison Mathis, Rachael Rennebeck and Mike Santucci

Administrative Liaison: Dr. Patrick Mannarino


Personnel

Resignations, Appointments, Changes of Status, Leaves of Absence, Employee Relations/Negotiations

Chief Board Liaison: Helen "Dee" Spade

Board Liaisons: Allison Mathis, Elizabeth Nease and Mike Santucci  

Administrative Liaison: Dr. Patrick Mannarino


Policy

First Reading, Second Reading, Adoption, Elimination

Chief Board Liaison: Sandra Kozera

Board Liaisons: Allison Mathis, Phil Little and Deanna Philpott

Administrative Liaison: Dr. Patrick Mannarino


Community & Intergovernmental Relations

Community Relations, Intergovernmental Relations, PTA/PTO/PTSO Meeting Attendance

Chief Board Liaison: Elizabeth Nease

Board Liaisons: Allison Mathis, Phil Little and Dee Spade

Administrative Liaison: Dr. Patrick Mannarino


Finance

Tax Collection, General Business, Finance

Chief Board Liaison: Allison Mathis

Chief Board Co-Liaison: Rachael Rennebeck

Board Liaisons: Katie Poniatowski and Deanna Philpott

Administrative Liaison: Jerry Muth


Buildings and Grounds

Buildings and Grounds, Transportation, Custodial and Maintenance

Chief Board Liaison: Mike Santucci

Board Liaisons: Allison Mathis, Elizabeth Nease and Helen "Dee" Spade

Administrative Liaison: Jerry Muth

 

Health & Wellness

Food Service, Health Services, Mental Health Services

Chief Board Liaison: Deanna Philpott

Board Liaisons: Allison Mathis, Sandy Kozera and Katie Poniatowski

Administrative Liaisons: Dr. Nicole Bezila and Jerry Muth


West View Ad Hoc Committee

Chief Board Liaison: Allison Mathis

Vice President: Helen “Dee” Spade

Finance: Rachael Rennebeck

Building & Grounds: Mike Santucci


Legislative

Appointed Chairperson: Phil Little


A.W. Beattie Career Center

Appointed Members: Rachael Rennebeck and Helen "Dee" Spade

Administrative Liaison: Dr. Patrick Mannarino

2022 Meeting Dates

North Hills School District Board of Education meeting are held in the LGI room at the North Hills Middle School and streamed live on the district's YouTube channel.

JANUARY
Jan. 6: Committee Meeting with Action, 7 p.m.
Jan. 13: Legislative Meeting, 7 p.m.

FEBRUARY
Feb. 3: Committee Meeting with Action, 7 p.m.
Feb. 17: Legislative Meeting, 7 p.m.

MARCH
March 3: Committee Meeting with Action, 6:15 p.m.
March 17: Legislative Meeting, 6:15 p.m.

APRIL
April 7: Committee Meeting with Action, 6:15 p.m.
April 21: Legislative Meeting, 6:15 p.m.
April 28: Committee Meeting with Action, 6:15 p.m.
-- Adoption of the Proposed Final Budget and Homestead Exemption

MAY
May 5: Legislative Meeting, 6:15 p.m.

JUNE
June 2: Committee Meeting with Action, 6:15 p.m.
-- Adoption of the Final Budget, Taxes and Homestead Exemption
June 9: Legislative Meeting, 6:15 p.m.

JULY
July 28: Executive Session only, if needed, 5 p.m.

AUGUST
Aug. 4: Committee Meeting with Action, 6:15 p.m.

SEPTEMBER
Sept. 1: Committee Meeting with Action, 6:15 p.m.
Sept. 15: Legislative Meeting, 6:15 p.m.

OCTOBER
Oct. 6: Committee Meeting with Action, 6:15 p.m.
Oct. 20: Legislative Meeting, 6:15 p.m.

NOVEMBER
NO MEETING SCHEDULED

DECEMBER
Tuesday, Dec. 6: Reorganization Meeting and Committee Meeting with Action, 6:15 p.m.

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Contact the School Board

The North Hills School District Board of Education welcomes comments and suggestions from district residents and taxpayers.

If you have questions or concerns that require the school board’s attention, contact School Board Secretary Lori Rieger and she will disseminate to board members.

Mrs. Rieger can be reached by mail, phone or fax, or by filling out and submitting the form below.

North Hills School District Administration Center
135 Sixth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15229
Phone: 412-318-1004
Fax: 412-318-1084
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Public Participation

The public is invited and encouraged to attend school board meetings and time for public comment is allotted at every meeting. Please note that public participants are required to follow rules outlined in School Board Policy 903.

All school board meetings are recorded and posted on the district’s YouTube channel the following day.

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