Shaler Area School Board VP to resign
Shaler Area school board vice president Domenic Donovan will resign effective June 28, six months ahead of his term expiration.
Donovan cited work and family obligations as the reason he is stepping down.
“Thank you for your service and insight,” said board president Jim Giel to Donovan. “Thank you for your presence at this table.”
The board has 30 days from Donovan's resignation to appoint a replacement to fill the vacancy, which school board member Mary Lou Dixon recommended be filled by Suzanna Donahue.
Donahue defeated Donovan on the Republican and Democratic ticket for Region 2 in the May 21 primary. As a newcomer, Donahue beat the incumbent 261 to 138 votes on the Republican ticket and 544 to 201 on the Democratic ticket.
Donahue, 42 of Shaler Township, is a mother of three, ages 4 to 8, and has an undergraduate degree in environmental resource management and a master's degree in marine policy.
The school board plans to appoint Donahue on Wednesday, July 17.
Bethany Hofstetter is a staff writer for Trib Total Media. She can be reached at 724-772-6364 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
TribLive commenting policy
You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of Service.
We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.
While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.
We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments â either by the same reader or different readers.
We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.
We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.
We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.
We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.