The Wyoming Area School District Board of Education held a re-organization meeting this past week where John Bolin was elected president.
Other officers elected are Deanna Farrell, vice president; John Mariancci, secretary; and Frank Casarella, treasurer.
Each officer was voted in by the margin of 5-4.
With Bolin's appointment, a new majority is now in place with Farrell, Marianacci, Casarella and Gil Dominick. The minority consists of Mary Louise Degnan, Elizabeth Gober-Mangan, Estelle Campenni and Carl Yorina.
Other appointments during the meeting Gil Dominick named trepresentative to the Pennsylvania School Boards Association and John Marianacci representing Wyoming Area on the West Side Career and Technology Center's board.
Jarrett Ferentino was re-appointed as the board's solicitor by a vote of 8-1 with Degnan opposing.
Department committee chair appointments have been tabled until the Dec. 18 combined work session/board meeting. Bolin stated he needed time to organize his thoughts to be fair regarding committee chairs.
Bolin also said he is looking forward to the coming year where he expects good things to happen and is eager to work with the minority on moving the District forward.
The board will meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 18 in the Secondary Center's auditorium.