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Mr. Bradly Reist, Director of Special Services

Brad Reist was a teacher at Northern Lebanon High School 2003 - 2013. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Education and Master of Business Administration from Shippensburg University. His Master of Education with Principal Certification was earned from Cabrini College. His teaching experience includes computer applications, accounting, small business management, and multiple levels of broadcast journalism in the business education department.

Prior to becoming the Middle School Principal he served as the High School Assistant Principal for two years. He and his wife, Michelle, have two active sons which keep them busy. His personal goals include earning his doctoral degree and superintendent’s letter of eligibility.

In addition to his school and family life Mr. Reist is an active volunteer in his community where he serves as a Local Emergency Management Coordinator.

Mr. Tom McGee

Director of Technology

Tom spent 13 years as a classroom teacher and instructional technology specialist with the Lower Merion School District. Tom is a recognized Apple Distinguished Educator and Keystone Technology Innovator.

In 2010, Tom Joined the Apple Education team in Cupertino, CA leading K12 initiatives in iPads and Apple technology. Upon moving back to the east coast, Tom began leading and consulting with schools aspiring to transform educational technology initiatives.

Tom directed professional development programs such as the Pennsylvania Keystone Technology Innovators program and created a state-wide initiative STEM Camp Edu.

Tom holds a Master's Degree from St. Joseph's University in K12 Instructional Technology and is in pursuit of his K12 Administration Certification at Kutztown University. Tom enjoys being a dad, husband, and is a Philly sports enthusiast!

Mrs. Leanne Martin

Director of Business Affairs

Leanne Martin became a part of the Northern Lebanon administrative team in March 2015. Prior to coming to NL, she spent three years at the Hershey Entertainment and Resorts Company and six years with TE Connectivity in various finance and accounting roles.

Ms. Martin is a 2001 graduate from Northern Lebanon, and a 2005 graduate from Widener University where she earned a bachelor’s degree in economics. She also obtained a Master’s in Business Administration from Pennsylvania State University. Leanne and her husband have two children, Bryce and Adelyn. She enjoys traveling with her family and reading books in her spare time.

Steve Ritter

Assistant Director of Business Affairs

Mrs. Jennifer Hassler

High School Principal

Mrs. Jennifer Hassler is excited to be joining the Northern Lebanon school community. She begins her time at Northern Lebanon with almost 25 years of experience as a teacher and administrator. Mrs. Hassler spent many years as a teacher at various grade levels and roles. She then transitioned to administration where she has enjoyed leadership opportunities and learning experiences.

Mrs. Hassler received her Bachelor Degree from Millersville University in Elementary Education. She then furthered her educational career by receiving a Master’s Degree of Education from Pennsylvania State University. Additionally, Jennifer worked on multiple certifications at Alvernia University and received a Superintendent’s Letter of Eligibility from California University of Pennsylvania.

Mrs. Hassler and her husband Brent have two high school aged children. They enjoy games, reading, sports, and traveling together.

Dr. Wenger

Assistant High School Principal

Dr. Benjamin Wenger has served in the Northern Lebanon School District since 2009. His positions have included 2nd grade, 6th grade, 8th grade communication arts and history, elementary principal, and secondary principal. He serves as the supervisor of instruction in the following secondary departments: mathematics, counseling, foreign language, family and consumer science, and art.

Dr. Wenger earned a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from Messiah College. He went on to receive a Master’s Degree in Education from California University of Pennsylvania as well as his Principal Certification. Finally, he received his Doctoral degree in Educational Leadership and Management from Drexel University along with his Superintendent’s Letter of Eligibility in 2017. During his educational career, Dr. Wenger has also coached middle school quiz bowl, varsity baseball, and varsity cross country. During his years of coaching he was fortunate enough to be a part of two district championships and a third place team finish at the state cross country meet in 2012. The most recent activity he has been enjoying is announcing Northern Lebanon's home football games.

Dr. Wenger and his wife, Lindsey, continue to pursue their love of learning as they read books together and further their academic careers. They also enjoy playing competitive sports and games. They have been blessed with two children, Dashael and Adelina.

Mr. William Vogt

Middle School Principal

Dr. Melissa McInerney

Elementary Principal, East Hanover & Lickdale

Dr. Melissa McInerney has been a principal with Northern Lebanon since 2004. She is currently the principal at East Hanover Elementary School. She obtained various levels of education through Millersville University, Penn State University, and Widener University.

Dr. McInerney enjoys playing competitive volleyball with her family and staying active as an indoor cycling instructor at a local fitness center.

Mr. John Rizzo

Elementary Principal, Jonestown & Fredericksburg

Mr. Rizzo became part of the Northern Lebanon family in July 2015 and will start his first year as Principal at Jonestown Elementary. Prior to his new role, he served as Assistant Principal, Social Studies Teacher and Behavior/Emotional Support teacher. Graduating from Lebanon Valley College in 2005 with a Bachelors Degree.

Mr. Rizzo also played college basketball for the Dutchmen. He earned his Masters and Educational Leadership degrees from Alvernia University, and has also spent 10 years coaching high school and college basketball.

Mr. Rizzo has two children, Christian and Gabriel, and just finished his first season coaching Christian’s T-ball team in the Northern Lebanon Little League. Besides coaching and playing with his boys, he still enjoys playing basketball, golfing, staying active, and hiking with his yellow lab Sadie.

Mr. Mason Brehm

Supervisor of Buildings and Grounds