January 11, 2010
The regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Bradford Area School District was held in the Floyd C. Fretz
Large Group Instruction Room, 140 Lorana Avenue, Bradford, Pennsylvania at 7:00 p.m.
Timothy Bean, President, Paul Ridley, Treasurer; Keith Hatch, Secretary; Helen
Cummiskey Asst. Secretary; Dave Feely, Carla Manion, Shane Oschman, and
Sandra Romanowski, Superintendent; Katy Pude, Sam Johnson, Kathy Kelly, Ken
Coffman, David Ray, Gail Herrman, Tina Slaven, Dara Signor, Dave Jones, Erin
Waugaman, and John Petruzzi
JoEllen Chesnut – The Bradford Era
Anne Holliday – WESB
Denise Borland, Lisa Fedak, Brittany Baker, Diane Button, Lisa Godding, Elyse
Godding, Regan Johnson, Olivia Platko, Amy Yohe, Tom Yohe, Parker Yohe,
Kelly Moonan, William Updegrove, Denise Bean, Bruce Gray, Jennifer Morgan,
Bryn Manion, Dan Hillard, Sue Hillard, Heather Freeman, Manu Gajanan, Sharon
Hollebeke, Mollie Hollebeke, Ellen Laire, Pam Reinhardt, Mike Grady, Barry
Bryan, and Marsha Dowd
Timothy Bean, President, called the meeting to order with the Pledge of Allegiance and a moment of silence. Ms.
Mary Bean opened the meeting with the National Anthem.
Recognition of Visitors
There were no visitor’s comments.
Presentations in Honor of our School Directors
The ORFF Ensemble from GGB, consisting of 2nd grade students, under the direction of Lisa Fedak, performed
“Carol to the Board,” which thanked the board for their hard work and continued dedication. From School Street,
Mike Grady’s fourth grade chorus performed “Our Gift for You,” a musical selection accompanied by sign
language interpretation supplied by the singers. Also from School Street, a digital storybook was narrated by fifth
grade student Bryn Manion and created by Erin Waugaman, School Street Assistant Principal. The storybook
illustrated updates on the school’s improvements including