Mr. Hess was elected to the school board in 2017, coming from a competitive election, and is serving in his second 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 twelve years as an auditor for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and has over nineteen years of auditing and accounting experience serving both the public and private sectors.
Mr. Hess is currently a member of the Governing Council of Bethany United Methodist Church. 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 is the chair of the Budget and Finance Committee, serves on 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.