Board of Directors
Mrs. Amy Sell, President
Lebanon, PA 17046
Amy Sell is optimistic for the future and is proud to uphold the “Kids First" philosophy at NLSD.
Mrs. Sell grew up in New Cumberland where community and family are very important. She attended Penn State University and obtained Bachelor's Degrees in Elementary and Early Childhood Education, a Master's degree in Teaching & Curriculum, in addition certification as a Reading Specialist. She has worked for Lower Dauphin as classroom teacher, reading specialist, literacy coach, and interventionist.
Mrs. Sell resides in Jonestown with her husband Brian, daughter Peyton, and three dogs. She is also very close with her parents, Ron and Dee Sprout of New Cumberland.
Mrs. Sell stays active in the community and is a member of Jonestown United Methodist church. The Sell family enjoys karate, competitive cheerleading, gardening, traveling, and reading.
Mrs. Sell hopes to utilize her parental experience, knowledge from the front lines of education, and her love of Northern Lebanon to make informed decisions.
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.
16 Ridge Road
Jonestown, PA 17038
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.
Mrs. Rachel England
211 W. Market Street
Jonestown, PA 17038
Dr. Michelle Bucks
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.
Mrs. Pat Martin, Secretary (non-member)