WRIGHT TWP. — The Crestwood School Board appointed Natasha Milazzo as business manager at Thursday’s monthly meeting. The contract is for five years at a starting rate of $82,500, with a start date of Tuesday, February 22. Current Commercial Director Peter Bard tendered his resignation at the January 20 meeting, effective April 17.
To facilitate the transition, the board approved an agreement with Governmental Consulting Strategies pending a review by counsel. Attorney Jack Dean said it was a temporary arrangement for the company to attend about two days a week in the business office to ease the transition to a new business manager. Dean also said the company was started by former Hazleton School District business manager Anthony Ryba.
In a similar vein, the Board of Directors approved the termination of all relationship agreements with DeHay McAndrew, a company that handles various health care reporting requirements of the Health Care Act. Affordable Care (ACA). The board has agreed to have OMNI & TSACG as the third-party administrator for all 403b work (related to retirement savings plans) and have Bernie Portal manage the required ACA reports. Dean said the change was not a reflection on DeHay McAndrew, but with the District Business Office in transition, Bard recommended the changes.
And the Board of Trustees approved two alumni to receive the 2022 Distinguished Alumni Award chosen by the Awards Selection Committee: David C. Hill, Class of 1986, two-start general in the U.S. Army and Jorge A. Junqueara, Class of 1967, senior finance executive and Cuban refugee.
The board also:
• Approved an agreement for the Chester County Intermediate Unit to assist the district with the Pennsylvania Information Management System, February 21 through August 18.
• Approved Megan Genoble as an Elementary Rice Response Specialist Teacher, funded by federal COVID-19 grants through the 2023-24 school year, adding the position “Cannot be extended beyond beyond grant funding.
• Accepted the resignation of Mariangela Carannante.
• Appointed Kelly Sherin as a part-time para-educator at $16.75 following a 60-day probationary period at 10% less.
• Appointment of Michele Cipriani as part-time attendant/server in general food services at $17.53 per hour after a 60-day probationary period at 10% less.
• Appointed Anne Marie Walsh as a full-time para-educator so as not to exceed 6.75 hours of paid work per day, Heather Colleran as a full-time IT assistant from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in a 185-day position,
The board made a series of coaching appointments:
• Baseball — Don Flynn and Eric Rinehimer as high school assistant, Mark Foley varsity assistant/junior varsity, and Joseph Dorbad varsity assistant/junior manager. All paid $2,714 except Dorbad, who gets $1,809.
• Softball — Kim Petrosky varsity assistant/junior varsity and Justine Yeager varsity assistant/college principal, both at $3,689, and Jennifer Wiess, college assistant at $3,095.
• Women’s Lacrosse — Assistant Varsity Team Kim Schuler at $3,689.
• Boys’ Lacrosse — Roderick Delarosa assistant varsity at $3,689.
• Boys volleyball — Liam Martinchek varsity assistant/junior varsity at $3,659.
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