Board of Directors
Dr. Michelle Bucks, President
317 S. Faith Rd
Grantville, PA 17028
Michelle graduated from Tulpehocken High School in 1999. In her high school days Michelle was very active in 4-H and the FFA, competing in state and national competitions. Michelle began college at Penn State University, Berks campus as a dairy science major. During college she fell in love with the sciences, laboratory research and tutoring others. Michelle graduated in 2003 with a degree in Life Science and the goal of becoming a college professor.
In 2003 Michelle married her best friend, Steve, and began the Microbiology and Immunology PhD program at the Penn State College of Medicine. In 2009 Michelle and Steve welcomed their first child. A few months later, Michelle successfully completed and defended her thesis work on virus assembly, earning her doctorate. In 2011, the Bucks family welcomed their second child and Michelle transitioned out of research to pursue teaching opportunities.
Today, Michelle enjoys her responsibilities as an Assistant Professor of Biology at HACC, Harrisburg campus. Michelle believes that quality education has the power to transform lives. She enjoys sharing the wonders of biology with students and encouraging them on their educational journeys.
The Bucks family enjoys little league baseball, campfires, swimming, dance and the community of friends at Zions Lutheran Church in Jonestown. Michelle is grateful for the opportunity to serve the Northern Lebanon community as a school board member. Michelle is passionate about improving the academic performance of the district and providing meaningful opportunities and experiences for all students at Northern Lebanon. Michelle strives to utilize her experience in education and critical analysis to facilitate positive decisions in the district.
Mr. Barry Naum, Vice President
4 Weaverland Drive
Fredericksburg, PA 17026
(717) 865-7583 (home)
(717) 713-4868 (cell)
Barry graduated from Malone College (now Malone University) in 1996, and moved to Fredericksburg in 2006 after earning his law degree from The Ohio State University. In between, Barry served 13 years in the United States Army, both on Active Duty and in the Ohio National Guard, and is a veteran of the war in Iraq where he served as a Cavalry officer. Barry now practices law in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania.
Barry and his wife, Olivia, have two children, Isaac and Scarlett, in the classes of 2021 and 2024, respectively. In addition to serving the Northern Lebanon schools, they also enjoy serving in various capacities in their local church.
Barry is a lifelong learner and is honored to serve as a school board director in pursuit of academic excellence and opportunity for all of our students, which he believes ultimately contribute to the success and betterment of the entire community.
Mr. Nathan Erdman
Nate Erdman was born and raised on the family farm in East Hanover Township. He graduated from Northern Lebanon in 1994. While at NL, Nate played football, basketball and baseball. In 1998 he graduated from Lock Haven University with a degree in Health/PE and a minor in coaching. While at Lock Haven, he played football for 4 years and won the E. Ross Nevel award, which goes to the teams “unsung hero” at the end of the season. He then earned his M.Ed from Penn State University in 2001. Nate has been a PE teacher and coach at Hershey High School since 1998.
Nate is married to Tamee Erdman. She is from Pittsburgh, Pa and they met at Lock Haven University. Tamee is a Health/PE teacher at the Milton Hershey School. They have 2 boys, Kade (10) and Kael (8) that both go to East Hanover. The Erdmans enjoy sports, the outdoors, and “farm life”!
Nate is excited to be on the school board. He’s looking forward to helping the NL students and staff obtain the resources needed so they can maximize their potential as students and athletes. He was humbled by the community support in the elections and is looking forward to serving the community and rebuilding a trusting relationship between the community, administration and staff.
Rev. Robb Faller
- 1 Main Street, P.O. Box 52
- Ono, PA 17077
- (484) 686-1778
The Reverend Faller graduated from WVU in 1995 and Asbury Theological Seminary in 1999. He was ordained an Elder in the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference of the United Methodist Church in 1999. Since then, he and his wife, Dee, have served four churches. He was appointed to Ono United Methodist Church in Northern Lebanon in 2016.
Robb and Dee married in 1998. They have been foster parents for over 30 children. This experience has enabled them to understand the complications of an educational system that needs to serve a variety of learning styles. Robb looks forward to serving the children and community that he has grown to love over the past 4 years!
16 Ridge Road
Jonestown, PA 17038
Mr. Gray has lived in Northern Lebanon County for over 30 years. Born in Manhattan, he moved to the suburbs in New Jersey at the age of four. After high school he attended Lebanon Valley College, graduating with a degree in Elementary Education in 1977. He completed his student teaching at Jonestown Elementary School's 4th grade under the direction of Dorothy Heisey. Mr. Gray returned to the Northern Lebanon School District in 1978 to teach 4th grade, where he remained for the next ten years.
Mr. Gray's second career is in photography where he owns and operates Gray's Mountain Studio with his wife of thirty years, Patricia. He also teaches photography and Photoshop to other professional photographers throughout the country.
He decided to run for the two year position of Northern Lebanon School Director to give balance between funding education and our educational needs. Giving the children of Northern Lebanon County a future based on education is his primary focus.
Mrs. Staci Murray
Mrs. Staci Murray is a 1993 graduate of Northern Lebanon School District. She attended Arcadia University and obtained a B.A. in Psychology in 1997. Staci is employed by The Bair Foundation where she provides training as a certified First Aid and CPR instructor and Safe Crisis Management as a certified instructor.
Staci lives in Jonestown with her husband and two daughters. The Murray family is active at Ono United Methodist Church where they are members.
Staci ran with a team that share the mission and vision of accountable leadership, collaboration with community partners, and excellence in academics.
Mr. David Kline
21 Lambs Lane
Jonestown, PA 17038
David Kline was appointed to the school board in June 2017. He is a 1997 graduate of Northern Lebanon. After high school David spent four years and ten months in the U.S. Navy. In 2002 after his honorable discharge from the U.S. Navy he joined the Pennsylvania Army National Guard for six years. During his military career he served two tours of duty.
In 2007 David graduated from East Stroudsburg University where he obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Economics.
He resides in Jonestown with his wife Tara, their son Samuel, and his stepdaughters Avery and Taylor. They attend Lebanon Area Evangelical Free Church. In their spare time they like to volunteer for various activities in our community. They also like explore the outdoors, whether it be hiking, kayaking, or camping.
David is grateful for this opportunity to work with all the stakeholders to improve our district.
Mr. Michael Marlowe
- 29 Tree Line Avenue
- Fredericksburg, PA 17026
- (484) 336-4783
Mike and his wife Jocelyn grew up in Central PA and have 5 children (3 boys and 2 girls) and have been a part of the Northern Lebanon family over the past 15 years.
Mike’s professional career has taken them throughout the country before landing back in PA in 2004. Mike served in Sr. Leadership roles throughout his career with a focus on molding culture to produce results. He is currently the President and COO of Dieffenbach’s Snacks.
Additionally, Mike is the Vice Chairman of the Board for On-Fire Youth Ministries, Deacon at Myerstown Baptist Church, and a Formation Mentor for Grace College and Seminary.
Mike plans to utilize his experience to help build a foundation for the long-term success of the NL School District.
Mrs. Pat Martin, Secretary (non-member)