Mr. Hess was elected to the school board in 2017, coming from a competitive election, and is serving in his first year on the board.
He is a 1995 graduate of the Berwick Area School District, a 1997 Graduate of Luzerne County Community College with an Associate’s Degree in Business Administration, and a 1999 Graduate of Wilkes University with a Bachelor’s
Degree in Accounting.
Mr. Hess has been employed for the last eleven years as an auditor for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and has over eighteen years of auditing and accounting experience serving both the public and private sectors.
Mr. Hess is currently the President of the Board of Trustees of Bethany United Methodist Church. He also serves on the Board of Finance and is a member of the church Leadership Team. He is a member of the Berwick Elks #1138, a social member of the Ranger Hose Co. 110, and volunteers with numerous community organizations and events.
Mr. Hess currently serves on the Budget and Finance Committee, and the Buildings and Grounds Committee, and is one of Berwick’s representatives on the Columbia-Montour AVTS Joint Operating Committee.
Mr. Hess and his wife Christy reside in Briar Creek Borough, and have one son Jayson, who is a student at West Berwick Elementary School.