Meet the PV Forward Candidates

Laura, Wayde, Todd, Treena, and Bob are proud members of the Perkiomen Valley community and are asking for your vote and support to move the Perkiomen Valley School District forward in the years to come.  Read more about our candidates below!

Laura White

Laura has been a resident of Perkiomen valley since 1999 and a resident of Skippack township since 2014. She is the proud parent of a 7th grader at PV Middle School West. 


Laura was elected to the school board in 2019 and is very proud of the work that has been accomplished toward the platform she ran on: “enhancing services to address the growing mental health needs of our students, prioritization of inclusivity and equity, transparent communication, and strategic facilities planning.” With more than a decade of professional experience in corporate operations, project management, and sales, Laura is able to apply a common-sense perspective to each of these initiatives.  


Laura is running for re-election to continue moving the district forward and to protect public education. As a product of public school, Laura recognizes and celebrates the value of public education and the role that it plays for students, families, and very importantly, the greater community. If blessed with the confidence of your vote and reelection, Laura intends to continue to serve with sincerity, dedication, and most importantly, in a forthright manner.

Wayde Weston

Wayde Weston has lived with his family in Collegeville for more than 30 years.  His 2 children are proud PV graduates.  He holds a PhD in biology from the University of Pennsylvania.  Dr. Weston is recently retired from the pharmaceutical industry where he worked in clinical development and regulatory affairs. Wayde also served in the Army for 3 years on active duty and 4 years as a reservist.


Wayde previously served on the PV school board from 2017 through 2021, where he served on numerous committees as well as the Reopening Schools Task Force. He also was the PV representative to the North Montco Technical Career Center Joint Operating Committee.  He also has served as a Church Council member for Trinity UCC, and as part of the troop committee for Boy Scout Troop 87 in Trappe.


Wayde is running for school board to help support PV’s educational mission, with a focus on academics, fiscal responsibility, and equity.

Todd McKinney

Todd has served at Ursinus College for 30+ years. He was Associate Dean of Students for 15 and currently serves as the Director of Community Engagement and Student Programs. Todd works with the Rice Scholars Program, the UC Ambassador Program, and the Paladin Society helping to foster community partnerships. He has experience working with student groups, student governance, greek letter organizations, new student orientation, club sports, crisis response and CARE team, and student adjudication.

A member of the Phi Kappa Sigma International Fraternity for the past 33 years, Todd has served as a volunteer chapter advisor, regional director, and national officer. He has also volunteered with Big Brothers/Big Sister of Montgomery County, Perkiomen Valley Youth Basketball, Central Perkiomen Youth Association, Lower Perkiomen Little League, and the Perkiomen Valley School District.

Todd graduated from West Chester University in 1988 with a BA in Political Science and minors in Geography and Land Use Planning, and in 1990 with an MS in Education (Higher Education concentration). Todd resides in Collegeville with his wife, Marion, and their two children. He enjoys all things jazz, photography, comic books, anything involving the History Channels, and PBS programming. Todd is running for school board to advance an environment where all students feel welcome, supported, and valued.

Treena Sadler

Treena Sadler has worked to address student needs as a special education teacher and school administrator for over 30 years. She currently is a Supervisor of Special Education at Upper Merion Area School District. Treena has a MS in Educational Leadership from St. Joseph’s University and is working toward her doctoral degree at Cabrini University.  Treena is a resident of Skippack Township and the proud parent of a Perkiomen Valley Graduate and a Junior at the high school. She has served as a member of the PVSD Special Education Comprehensive Planning Committee and is currently a member of the PVSD Martin Luther King Day of Service Planning Committee and the PVSD Equity Task Force Committee. 


As a community member, Treena has served on several community organizations that provide mentorship to children from ages 5 to 18, including the Mt. Airy COGIC Basketball Program and Every Girl Deserves to Be Fabulous Mentoring Program. 


Treena is running for School Board because she believes that a school board must be responsive and receptive to students, parents, staff, and the community at large, encouraging an open dialog that invites the perspectives of all stakeholders.   

Bob Liggett

Bob has lived in the Perkiomen Valley for 20 years and is a CAD/CAM programmer at a local granite company. He earned his BA in Youth and Human Services from Salem-Teikyo University, in Salem West Virginia. He is the father of twins who currently attend PV Middle School East. Bob has been engaged with the district on many levels, including currently serving as a member of the Policy Committee and also served the Task Force to Re-open Schools and the Wellness Policy Review committee.

Bob was an active volunteer in Boy Scouts, having served as Cubmaster for Pack 119, is an Eagle Scout, and has served several other leadership roles. He is also a member of the Alpha Phi Omega National Service Fraternity.

Bob is running for election because he cares deeply about public education and wants to
restore civility, reason, and transparency to our district’s school board.