Dr. David Barkovich has served as a Ross/West View EMS board member for more than 9 years. He currently serves as Board President. David has twenty years of experience with removing barriers to a student’s education as a school counselor at North Hills High School. David has earned his Doctorate in Educational Leadership, Master’s Degree in Psychology in Education, Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Rhetoric, K-6 and 7-12 school counseling certificate, principal’s certification, certification as a supervisor of curriculum and instruction, and has been a National Board Certified Teacher (School Counseling) since 2010. David is a board member of Get Involved Inc. (leadership and community service organization), a member of the Knights of Columbus (St. Sebastian council), a Boy Scouts of America Merit Badge Counselor (Personal Management, Hiking, Scholarship, and Theater), and has donated blood more than 80 times. He is a member of the American School Counseling Association, Pennsylvania School Counseling Association, Allegheny County School Counseling Association (past-president), National Association of College Admission Counselors, and the Pennsylvania Association of College Admission Counselors. He is the faculty sponsor of two extracurricular clubs at his high school ((Hilltop Heroes (aka comic book club) and Tabletop on the Hilltop Club (aka Dungeons and Dragons club)). David resides in Ross Township with his wife and daughter.