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Chandra Kannan of Adams Township, appointed to the state Pedalcycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee
Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014, 10:30 p.m.

Noteworthy: Gov. Tom Corbett appointed Kannan to the state Pedalcycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee. It provides advice and comments to officials and agencies such as PennDOT on cycling and pedestrian activities that the state is undertaking or financially supporting.

Residence: Adams Township

Family: Husband and daughter

Occupation: Project manager for FedEx Corp., overseeing information technology programs

Education: Bachelor of Science from the University of Madras

Quote: “(The committee) wanted someone who would speak their mind and make a difference. I am looking forward to working with the rest of the team to meet the goals and expectations that come with this appointment.”

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