Brode to serve as pro tem of Nc'town school boardNewcomerstown school board member Steven Brode was elected president pro tem of the Newcomerstown Exempted Village School District Board of Education. He will serve as president of the board until a president is elected at the January 2011 organizational meeting.The organizational meeting has been set for Monday, Jan. 10 at 5:30 p.m. and the regular board meeting will follow at 6 p.m. in the high school conference room.In other business discussed at the Dec. 13 meeting, the board:* Approved annual membership into the Ohio School Boards Association for Jan. 1, 2011, through Dec. 31, 2011.* Approved the legal assistant fund consultant service contract with the Ohio School Boards Association.* Approved Daniel Leakey as a part-time custodian for winter athletic events at the high school. * Approved Josh Branch as a volunteer coach for the indoor track program at the high school.* Accepted donations totaling $202 and $198.56 from Moose Lodge 1337.