Willard “Bill” Dellicker, has announced he is seeking re-election as a Northwestern Lehigh School Board director.
Dellicker, who lives in Lynn Township, has a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from Penn State University.
He is a retired engineer with a career in manufacturing, and a retired military officer, Navy pilot in Vietnam, Pennsylvania Air National Guard engineer and commanding officer.
“I have 28 years as a school director at Northwestern Lehigh, Lehigh Career and Technical Institute and Lehigh Carbon Community College board member,” Dellicker says.
He and his wife, Trudie, a retired elementary school teacher at Northwestern, have been married 53 years.
Dellicker is the father of three children Kevin, Sheri and Jodi, and grandfather of five GrandTigers - Will, Nolan, Jake, Reagan and Eli.
All are Northwestern Lehigh graduates.
“I am a community volunteer, youth athletic coach, Sunday School teacher, church council member, firefighter, on the Veterans Memorial Committee and on the planning commission,” Dellicker said.
Dellicker says the reasons he is running is to continue recovery from the harmful effects of COVID-19 mandates through sound financial strategies, improving staff morale, addressing student mental health, providing a safe school environment and restoring parent confidence in curriculum at Northwestern Lehigh.