Skip to main content

Unionville-Chadds Ford changes school board lineup

12/04/2013 02:56PM, Published by ACL, Categories: In Print, Schools


The new Unionville-Chadds Ford School Board lineup was finalized on Dec. 2. Front row (from left): Vice-president Gregg Lindner, president Victor Dupuis and district superintendent John Sanville. Back row (from left): Michael Rock, Carolyn Daniels, Jeff Hellrung, Kathleen Do, Steven Simonson, Keith Knauss and Eileen Bushelow.



By John Chambless

Staff Writer

It took only 10 minutes to finalize a new lineup for the Unionville-Chadds Ford School Board on the evening of Dec. 2.

During a meeting in the district office public conference room, Eileen Bushelow acted as temporary president to swear in new board members Carolyn Daniels, Michael Rock and Steven Simonson. They will join returning board members Jeff Hellrung, Keith Knauss, Kathleen Do, Victor Dupuis and Gregg Lindner, along with Bushelow. 

The board unanimously voted to elect Dupuis as the new school board president. There were no other candidates. The board also voted to elect Lindner as board vice-president. Lindner received six votes, for a majority against fellow nominee Hellrung. 

Hellrung was appointed to fill the unexpired term of Holly Manzone as the Chester County School Authority representative for the district. His term will run through January 2017.

After adjourning the reorganization meeting, the board opened its first official meeting and approved the hiring of a special education teacher for Patton Middle School, effective Dec. 3. The new teacher will be part of the autism support program at the middle school. The position had been previously approved by the board, and the selection of Megan Garvin filled the position.

The board adjourned the special meeting without comments from the school board members or the superintendent.


Like what you're reading? Subscribe to Chester County's free newsletter to catch every headline



unionville-chadds ford school board unionville-chadds ford school district unionville-chadds ford school board meeting


You might also like

U-CF School Board caps meeting with an icy challenge

John Sanville accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge by donating $100 to ALS research and dumping a cooler of icy water over his head.

After-school bus will be offered in Unionville-Chadds Ford

The after-school activities bus service is designated for students in the middle and high schools.
Thumb_patton

Charles F. Patton dies

Charles F. Patton, a longtime educator at the Unionville-Chadds Ford School District, dies on July 19th.

  • Earth Day Celebration at the Brandywine Zoo!

    04/25/2015
    10:00am — 03:00pm

    What can YOU do to help save species? Join us for our annual Party for the Planet to learn about ...


  • See not one, but hundreds of trilliums surrounded by Virginia bluebells, Dutchman's breeches and ...


  • Grand Opening/Open House

    04/25/2015
    10:00am — 06:00pm

    Grand Opening Weekend for Avondale Natural Foods! Check it out... This is free & open to the p...


  • East Marlborough Township will host a swearing-in ceremony and open house reception at the new To...


  • Walk for Life

    04/25/2015
    08:30am — 10:30am

    Come join us at CCPC for our Annual Spring Life Walk, it is a great way to welcome Spring and sup...


  • Planting Party

    04/25/2015
    12:00pm — 06:00pm

    Join us for our First Farm Party of the Season Wine tastings, live music, food, vendors and mor...


  • Planting Party

    04/25/2015
    12:00pm — 06:00pm

    Join us for our First Farm Party of the Season Wine tastings, live music, food, vendors and mor...


  • Mohican BBC of Kennett Square vs Milford BBC

    04/26/2015
    01:00pm — 05:00am

    Catch living history as the Mohican Base Ball Club (Mohican BBC) of Kennett Square play a match o...


  • Annual Wildflower Celebration

    04/26/2015
    10:00am — 04:00pm

    Stroll through our exquisite woodland gardens and enjoy gardening demonstrations, family fun acti...


  • Avondale Farmers Market & Open House

    04/26/2015
    11:00am — 05:00pm

    Sundays Family Community Neighborhood Music Growers Crafters Bread Vegetables Fruits Market.Grand...


  • Planting Party

    04/26/2015
    12:00pm — 06:00pm

    Join us for our First Farm Party of the Season Wine tastings, live music, food, vendors and mor...


  • Planting Party

    04/26/2015
    12:00pm — 06:00pm

    Join us for our First Farm Party of the Season Wine tastings, live music, food, vendors and mor...


It looks like we don't have any events for this date. You can always add an event.

It looks like we don't have any events for this date. You can always add an event.

It looks like we don't have any events for this date. You can always add an event.

  • Terrific Trilliums

    04/30/2015
    09:30am — 11:30am

    Explore the enchanting world of trilliums. Join us for an informative presentation and a magical ...


  • Native Plants for Native Pollinators

    04/30/2015
    07:00pm — 09:00pm

    Join us at Newlin Grist Mill to learn about a wide range of native plants flowering from late spr...


It looks like we don't have any events for this date. You can always add an event.

  • WHITE CANE DAY

    05/02/2015
    08:00am — 12:00pm

    MEMBERS OF THE OXFORD LIONS CLUB WILL ACCEPT CONTRIBUTIONS ON WHITE CANE DAY. SATURDAY MAY 2...


  • Famous Chicken BBQ

    05/09/2015
    01:30pm — 04:30pm

    Landenberg Church Chicken BBQ Sat. May 9, 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Dinner: half chicken, baked potato...


  • Famous Chicken BBQ

    05/09/2015
    01:30pm — 04:30pm

    Landenberg Church Chicken BBQ Sat. May 9, 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Dinner: half chicken, baked potato...


  • Famous Chicken BBQ

    05/09/2015
    01:30pm — 04:30pm

    Landenberg Church Chicken BBQ Sat. May 9, 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Dinner: half chicken, baked potato...


Chester County High School Sports