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Newsmaker: Kathy Coder

Kathy Coder to go with the 16th District story in this week’s Neighborhoods section
Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013, 9:00 p.m.
 

Noteworthy: Coder was appointed chair of the Congress of Neighboring Communities, CONNECT, on Thursday during the organization's annual legislative session. CONNECT brings together leaders from Pittsburgh and surrounding communities to address common issues such as transportation.

Age: 54

Residence: Bellevue

Family: Husband Ron Coder, a former Steeler and Penn State football player.

Occupation: Owns Inta-Great, a training and development company for leadership and sales.

Background: Joined CONNECT when it started in 2009. Serves on the Bellevue Borough Council and in 2012 lost a bid for the 16th District seat in the state House.

Education: Obtained a degree in communications from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania and a master's in organizational leadership from Geneva College.

Quote: “We're so segregated in our region, and we really need to pull together on the things that are common to us. ...To me, it's how government should work — everyone working together for the common good of the region and the urban core. It doesn't matter how big you are, how small you are, what political party you are. It really doesn't matter because you are focused on something bigger than yourself.”

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