TribLIVE

| Neighborhoods


 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

Steel Valley decides on new business manager

Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 2:16 a.m.
 

Steel Valley School District has chosen a new business manager.

At a special meeting on Monday, the board unanimously appointed John Zenone to the position.

Zenone will replace Sheldon Berk, who has been interim business manager since June at a rate of $50 per hour.

The district could not release a salary figure for Zenone because he has not yet accepted the position.

It's been about 17 months since Mark Cherpak was Steel Valley's regular business manager.

In May, the board offered Greensburg resident James Marnell the position at a salary of $104,000, but Marnell declined the offer.

Zenone is business manager for Armstrong School District. Prior to that he had similar positions with the Deer Lakes and Allegheny Valley school districts and was a certified public accountant for the consulting firm Hosack Specht Muetzel & Wood.

Steel Valley director Michael Terrick said he thinks Zenone, who is working toward a master's degree in leadership and ethics at Duquesne University and has a master's in business administration from Point Park University, will be a good fit for the district.

“I'm proud to say things are moving in the right direction for Steel Valley,” Terrick said.

Superintendent Edward Wehrer said the district received 17 applications and interviewed nine candidates.

In other business, the board unanimously appointed Jeffrey Pingor as assistant baseball coach and Jarred Masley as athletic baseball volunteer for the upcoming season.

Eric Slagle is a staff writer for Trib Total Media. He can be reached at 412-664-9161, ext. 1966, or eslagle@tribweb.com.

 

 
 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read McKeesport

  1. McKeesport church plants Peace Pole in hopes to counteract violence
  2. Driver escapes serious injury in McKeesport heavy-equipment accident
  3. White Oak council puts restrictions on solicitors, second-hand shops
  4. White Oak no-kill shelter attorney appeals civil decision
  5. North Versailles Township receives fully loaded street sweeper
  6. Lincoln council passes ordinances to help ‘protect residents’
  7. U.S. Steel’s McKeesport Tubular plant employees seek assistance for job placement
  8. ACTION-Housing completes former McKeesport Y transformation
  9. W.D. Mansfield Memorial Bridge rehab project remains on schedule
Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.