The Penn-Delco Board of School Directors


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  • The Board of School Directors serves you and your district, and can be contacted via email at the email addresses below.  The Board welcomes your input and invites you to attend monthly school board meetings, generally held on the fourth (4th) Wednesday of each month, unless otherwise posted.

    The Penn-Delco School Board consists of nine (9) members.   The Superintendent has a seat on the Board and the right to speak on all matters, but not the right to vote.  The term of office of each school director shall be four (4) years and shall expire on the first Monday of December, except for a school director appointed or elected to fill a vacancy.  You may review all School Board policies on this website.
     
    You can view meeting agendas and minutes here.

 Leon Armour, President

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Leon Armour, President

Leon Armour is a lifelong resident of Delaware County and a 22-year resident of Penn-Delco School District. Mr. Armour and his wife Staci are the proud parents of four PDSD students (two former, two current). He is a graduate of Monsignor Bonner High School and the University of Delaware, and is employed as the Warehouse Operations Manager at Performance Food Group. In addition, Mr. Armour volunteers his time coaching at several community youth athletic organizations.  As current Board President, Mr. Armour’s primary focus is to ensure our students have a safe learning environment and opportunities to excel academically and socially.  He feels students should graduate with a career plan in place for them to succeed in life beyond Sun Valley.  Mr. Armour has served on the Penn-Delco Board of School Directors since 2015.

 M. Colleen Powell, Treasurer

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M. Colleen Powell, Treasurer

M. Colleen Powell is a resident of Brookhaven Borough and a graduate of Strath Haven High School.  She and her husband, Shane, are very proud of their two current PDSD students.  Mrs. Powell is employed by AM Resorts as an Administrative Coordinator.  Colleen attended Clarion University, and is currently working on her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration at Capella University.  In her free time, she is an active member of the Sun Valley Boys LAX Boosters.  Mrs. Powell has served on the Penn-Delco Board of School Directors since 2013.

 Kevin Tinsley

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Kevin Tinsley

Kevin Tinsley is a longtime Aston resident.  He and wife Michelle are the proud parents of three young Penn-Delco students.  Mr. Tinsley has a background in education and technology and is an active volunteer in the community.  His focus is to ensure the district remains educationally superior, forward thinking, and fiscally responsible.  Mr. Tinsley has served on the Penn-Delco Board of School Directors since January 2009, including four years as Board President. 

 

 Kate Denney

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Kate Denney

Kate Denney has been a resident in the Penn-Delco School District for the last 15 years. Ms. Denny and her husband Rob (who is a county sheriff) are the proud parents of one Sun Valley graduate and one Northley Middle Schooler.  Kate holds a degree in veterinary technology and is currently working on her paramedic degree.  She is employed locally as a market manager.  Giving back to the community is very important to Kate.  In addition to serving on the School Board, she also serves as a volunteer firefighter/EMT for Aston Township fire department.  Ms. Denny has served on the Penn-Delco Board of School Directors since 2014.

 Stephanie Ellis

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Stephanie Ellis

 Catherine Hilferty, Vice President

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Catherine Hilferty, Vice President

 Lisa Esler

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Lisa Esler

Lisa Esler is a graduate of West Chester Christian School and has been a resident of the Penn-Delco School District for over twenty years.  Ms. Esler is a Board Certified Optician and has worked in Delaware County for the last thirty years.  Ms. Esler is a strong advocate for providing a superior education to district students while maintaining low taxes for district residents.  Ms. Esler has served on the Penn-Delco Board of School Directors since 2011.

 Dawn Jones

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Dawn Jones

Dawn Jones is a devoted Brookhaven resident, working for the Brookhaven Borough and serving as the President of Brookhaven Recreation Board. She and husband Bill are the proud parents of two Sun Valley graduates and one Northley Middle School student. Dawn holds a Bachelor of Arts degree and is currently seeking her Master’s degree in Business & Human Resource Management. She is an avid volunteer participating in various community organizations. Ms. Jones has served on the Penn-Delco Board of School Directors since 2013.

 Bernie Seasock

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Bernie Seasock

Bernie Seasock is a lifelong resident of Aston and a graduate of Sun Valley High School.  He received his Bachelors in Business Administration from Widener University.  Mr. Seasock is employed as a Senior Business Control Specialist at Bank of America, as well as the co-owner of Seasock’s Commercial Cleaning Services, Inc.  In addition, he is also a dedicated volunteer for several community organizations.  He and wife Tina are the proud parents of two current PDSD students and one graduate who attends Shippensburg University.  Mr. Seasock has served on the Penn-Delco Board of School Directors since 2017.