Dr. Ricky Swalm, one of four West Chester Area School Board members voted into office in the November election, is hitting the ground running.
The board voted for Swalm to act as Board President for 2014 minutes after he took the oath of office to serve on Monday’s reorganization meeting.
Swalm served on the school board from 2005 to 2011 and acted as president in 2011, according to the school district's website.
Chris McCune, another newly elected board member, was appointed as board vice president.
Both the President and Vice President terms are set to expire in December 2014.Joyce Chester and Robin Kaliner, the two other members of the Democratic school board ticket who were elected to the board, were also sworn in. All four new members are set to serve four year terms, which will expire in 2017.