• The Kutztown Area School Board operates under a committee structure. These committees provide an opportunity for the members to study and review issues within the committee’s area of responsibility. The committees make recommendations to the entire board for action.


    Committee members and Board liaisons:

    Budget/Finance Committee

    Members: (Committee of the whole) 

    Comprehensive Plan Steering Committee (formerly Strategic Plan) 

    Currently inactive

    Facilities/Extra-Curricular Committee

    Members: Randy Burch, Michael Hess, Karl Nolte, James Shrawder

    Negotiations Committee

    Members: Randy Burch, Jim Shrawder, Charles Shurr, Carl Ziegler

    Personnel Committee

    Members: (Committee of the whole) 

    Policy/Curriculum Committee

    Members: Dr. Alan Darion, Dr. Eric Johnson, Dr. Dennis S. Ritter, Charles Shurr 

    Secondary Programming and Scheduling Committee

    Currently inactive: (Committee of the whole) 

    Student Achievement Committee

    Members: Randy Burch, Dr. Alan Darion, Dr. Eric Johnson, James Shrawder


    Berks Tax Collection Committee (TCC)

    Representative: Dave Miller
    Alternate: Dr. Eric Johnson

    Berks County Intermediate Unit (BCIU) (3-year term)

    Representative: Carl Ziegler (until June 30, 2021)

    Berks County Career and Technology Center (BCTC) (3-year term)

    Representative: Charles Shurr (until Dec. 31, 2020)
    Alternate: Michael Hess (until Dec. 31, 2020)

    Berks Vo-Tech Authority

    Representative: Matthew Brett (until December 31, 2021)


    Representative: Dr. Dennis S. Ritter
    Alternate: Dr. Alan Darion