The Falls Township and Lower Makefield/Yardley Democratic committees announced their candidates for Pennsbury School Board.
Democratic committeepersons made their endorsement of candidates for the two seats in Region 1, one seat in Region 2, and three seats in Region 3. The school district covers Falls Township, Lower Makefield, Tullytown Borough, and Yardley Borough.
Registered Democrats can vote in the upcoming May 18 primary election.
Lois Lambing, M.A.Ed.., Lower Makefield, a Pennsbury graduate, is Assistant Principal of the Pen Ryn School. She earned her M.A.Ed. at LaSalle University. Her two children are also current and former Pennsbury students.
(Incumbent) Joshua Waldorf, M.S.B., a 23-year resident of Lower Makefield, is a local small business owner. He earned his M.S.B. at Johns Hopkins University and is currently Vice President of the Pennsbury School Board, having served since 2013. His two children are Pennsbury graduates.
Justine Wallace, M.S.Ed., Falls Township, a Pennsbury High graduate, earned her B.S. at NYU and her M.S.Ed. in education policy at the University of Pennsylvania, and has taught in New York City schools.
Jeannine Delwiche, Ph.D., Falls Township, earned her Ph.D. in Psychology at Cornell University, was formerly a tenured professor at the Ohio State University and is currently a medical writer.
(Incumbent) Linda Palsky, R.N., Lower Makefield, was previously a Pennsbury School Board Director from 1999 to 2011 and was appointed to fill a vacancy on the Board in 2020. Her three children are Pennsbury graduates.
Joanna Steere, M.D., Falls Township, formerly served as a Pathologist at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, and is a lifelong literacy advocate. Her two children are Pennsbury students.
“These candidates are highly qualified and experienced, and they are personally invested in and dedicated to making Pennsbury the absolute best it can be for our communities,” Lower Makefield/Yardley Democratic Committee Chairperson Karen Vander Laan said in a press release.
“Nearly all of our candidates are parents of children who are attending or have graduated from Pennsbury schools. Two are Pennsbury graduates themselves. They will also represent the concerns of residents without children or with children in private school or past school age,” said Jeff Rocco, chairperson of the Falls Township Democrats.
The Republicans announced their candidates last month.
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