On April 18, 2023, the Board approved the appointment of Cathy Cleary to the Methacton Board of School Directors after a 5-3 vote. She will serve the remainder of a term that expires in December 2023.
Ms. Cleary has lived in Lower Providence for more than two decades. She attended Lower Merion public schools, received her BA in Political Science from West Virginia University and her Juris Doctor from Temple University Beasley School of Law. Professionally, she is the SVP Environmental Division Counsel for an environmental and construction professional division of a commercial insurance brokerage. She has extensive experience in insurance, environmental risks and regulations, drafting and negotiating contract language and handling compliance matters.
Ms. Cleary is a mother of two sons who graduated in 2022 and 2023, respectively, from Methacton School District. She is a former Arrowhead Home & School Treasurer and member of the Methacton Coordinating Council.
As an advocate for inclusive and transparent communication, Ms. Cleary believes collaboration is the key to success in any endeavor. Her primary goal as School Board Director is to serve the community by promoting the highest level of academic achievement for our students and staff in the District.