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School Board Reorganizes for 2020, Meeting Dates

Mars Area School Board has reorganized for 2020.

John Kennedy, who was re-elected to the Board this fall, was appointed as Board President; and, Rita Dorsch as Board Vice President. Gordon Marburger was re-appointed as Board Treasurer.

Other Board members include Dayle Ferguson and Christine Valenta as well as new members Anthony Depretis, Kevin Hagen, Megan Lenz and Sallie Wick.

  • Anthony Depretis is president and CEO of Anthony Custom Homes LLC and AM Capital Partners LLC. A resident of Adams Township, he and his wife, Ann, have three children.
  • Kevin Hagen is a Senior Instrumentation & Control Engineer at Matrix PDM Engineers (Sewickley). A Valencia resident, he and his wife, Nikki, have four children.
  • Megan Lenz, a paramedic, is a resident of Adams Township. She and her husband, Ed, have three children.
  • Sallie Wick, a stay-at-home mom, previously worked in human resources and facility management. A resident of Mars, she and her husband, David, have three children.

Also of note, the Board set its 2020 meeting dates. Meetings will continue to be held at 7 p.m. on the first and second Tuesday of each month, respectively, with a few exceptions: Jan. 7 and 14; Feb. 4 and 11; March 3 and 10; April 7 and 14; May 5 and 12; June 2 and 9; July 14; Aug. 4 and 11; Sept. 1 and 8; Oct. 1 and 8; Nov. 4 (Wednesday) and 10; and Dec. 1.

All meetings are open to the public and are held in the boardroom at the District’s Administration Office (545 Route 228, Mars). For more information, call (724) 625-1518.