Newsmaker: Gina Englert
Noteworthy: Received Allegheny County government's second Exemplary Employee Award on July 8.
Residence: West Mifflin
Family: Husband Brian; sons Ray, 13, and Nick, 8; daughter Giavanna, 5.
Occupation: Records specialist in the Department of Administrative Service's Elections Division.
Education: Graduated from Baldwin High School in 1996.
Background: A member of the county's “Green Team,” which promotes energy- and water-conservation awareness. Member and secretary of Homeville Parent Teacher Association, West Mifflin. Volunteer at West Mifflin Youth Titan Football and Cheerleading Association, the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Pittsburgh, Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank, and the Western PA Humane Society.
Quote: “The environment is very important to me and always has been since I was little. That's just how I grew up.”
— by Thomas Olson
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