Executive Leadership

  • Office of the Executive Director

    Dr. Jeff West

    Dr. Jeff West - Executive Director

    The Board of Directors of the Lincoln Intermediate Unit 12 is pleased to announce that, at its public meeting held on January 8, 2019, the Board approved the appointment of Dr. Jeffrey West to serve a four-year term as the LIU’s new Executive Director. Dr. West was selected from a national pool of candidates developed through its consultant, Don Stevens + Associates of Sun Prairie,Wisconsin.

    Dr. West served as the Chief Administrator for the Nebraska Educational Service Unit 13 located in Scottsbluff, Nebraska. Dr. West has served in this capacity since 2008. Prior to his current position, Dr. West held the position of Superintendent of Schools for two public school systems in Nebraska and previously served as a principal and classroom teacher. In all, Dr. West has been employed in public education for more than thirty years. The Personnel Committee is confident that Dr. West has the leadership skills to move our Intermediate Unit forward. We welcome Dr. West into our community.

    The Executive Director is the Chief Executive Officer of the Intermediate Unit. He is charged with implementing the policies and procedures established by the Board of Directors and with the overall responsibility for the educational and financial operations of the intermediate unit.

    The Executive Director also chairs the Superintendents’ Advisory Council, acts as liaison to district superintendents and school boards, works with local district personnel, represents the intermediate unit on community boards, and serves as liaison to the Intermediate Unit Executive Directors, the Pennsylvania Department of Education and the State Legislature.

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    Jill Trostle, CAP-OM, B.A. – Administrative Assistant




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    Diane Klunk – Administrative Assistant