Plum Council candidates at a glance
By The Tribune-Review
Published: Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013, 8:09 p.m.
Education: 1985 graduate of Hampton High School; 1991 graduate of Orlando College in Florida with a bachelor's degree in management and marketing
Family: Wife and four daughters
Occupation: certified public accountant
Political experience: Plum council from 2010 to the present
Education: 1978 graduate of Bishop Canevin High School; attended Penn State University for one year; attended Connelly Trade School; associate's degree in electrical technician course at the Dean Institute of Technology
Family: Wife, Dawn; three children
Occupation: electrician for UPMC
Political experience: Plum council from 2002-2009
Education: 1984 graduate of Sayre High School in Sayre, Pa., 1988 graduate of King's College in Wilkes Barre, Pa., with a bachelor's degree in business administration and marketing; various professional designations
Family: Wife, Susan; two children
Occupation: vice president of Excalibur Insurance Co.
Political experience: Plum council from 2006-present
Education: 1959 graduate of New Kensington High School; attended Penn State University
Family: Wife, Marjorie; three children and seven grandchildren
Occupation: retired president of Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum in Oakland; worked in the analytical chemistry division of Alcoa Research in New Kensington; worked as a salesman in the Pittsburgh office of Dow Chemical Co.
Political experience: Current member of Plum Borough Planning Commission
Education: 2009 graduate of Plum High School
Family: Parents, Tony and Debbie; sister, Nicole
Occupation: Conductor for Norfolk Southern Railroad
Political experience: None
Education: 1983 graduate of Bishop Canevin High School; 1987 graduate of the University of Dayton with a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering; 1996 graduate of Duquesne University with a juris doctor degree
Family: Wife, Dawn; two children
Occupation: In-house counsel for Wabtec Corp.
Political experience: None
Education: 1978 graduate of Plum High School; 1984 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh with a bachelor's degree in computer science
Family: Wife, Sandy; four children
Occupation: Shift manager at U.S. Steel Mon Valley Works Irvin plant
Political experience: Plum Council since 2010
Education: 1970 graduate of Penn Hills High School; has taken numerous courses at Community College of Allegheny County's Boyce Campus in Monroeville
Family: Wife, Cindy; children, David, Matthew and Valerie; two grandchildren
Occupation: Foreman for the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission
Political experience: Plum councilman from 2000-2004 and 2006-10
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