Phil Leitner began serving as Walhalla High School Principal in August of 2020. He previously served as PK-12 School Counselor in Walhalla for two years. Previously Mr. Leitner served as school counselor and social studies teacher in Napoleon, ND, Ft. Totten, ND and Berthold, ND. Mr. Leitner also served as a Barnes County Commissioner as well as Transit Coordinator for South Central Transit in Valley City, ND. He has an undergraduate degree in Social Science Education from Valley City State University and a Masters in Counseling from University of Mary. In his spare time Mr. Leitner enjoys watching North Border Athletic Contests, golfing, swimming, eating popcorn, and car karaoke.