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New Business Administrator Begins New Year at WASD

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September 05, 2018 | Community

Headshot of Wanda Erb

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (SEPTEMBER 5, 2018) — Wanda M. Erb is beginning a new year as Williamsport Area School District’s new business administrator.

Erb comes to the district from Northern Tioga School District (NTSD), where she served as its business manager since 1994. She replaces Jeffrey Richards, who retired in April after nearly 10 years in the district.

Erb brings more than two decades of professional experience to WASD. Beginning in 1988, she worked concurrently as an administrative assistant to the superintendent at NTSD and as a remote computer instructor for Pioneer Hi-Bred Inc., based in Des Moines, Iowa, until 1990. In 1994, she took on her administrative post as NTSD’s business manager.

Since 2009, she’s been an adjunct professor in Wilkes University’s School Business and Leadership Master’s Degree Program.

A Pennsylvania Certified School Business Administrator (PCSBA) and a Registered School Business Administrator (RSBA), Erb’s professional affiliations include: a past president and member of the Pennsylvania Association of School Business Officials (PASBO); an international member of and a 2020 candidate for the Association of School Business Officials (ASBO) Board of Directors; and a member of the Susquehanna Valley Association of School Business Officials. She also serves as the treasurer for the WASD Education Foundation, the district’s nonprofit affiliate.

In the community, Erb serves on the Laurel Health Center Advisory Board and the Tioga-Bradford Head Start Board of Directors. She previously served on the Laurel Health Systems Community Board.

A Tioga County native, she earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Mansfield University and her Master of Science in School Business Leadership from Wilkes University. She is a Certified Administrator for School Finance and Operations and holds a Superintendent PK-12 Commission Qualification Letter.

She and her husband, Jay, enjoy traveling and spending time with their family. They have two children, Matt and Tara, and six grandchildren.   

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