Newsmaker: Mary Ann Eisenreich
Notable: The Manchester-based Bidwell Training Center awarded Eisenreich its 2014 Jesse W. Fife Jr. Fabric of Our Community Award, partly for the work she did from 2000-11 as executive director of Pennsylvania Women Work. PAWW helps women with career counseling, computer training, training in communication and networking, and job placement services.
Family: Husband, David; children Jennifer, Davis and Michael; and six grandchildren.
Background: After helping start PAWW in 2000 as its first executive director, Eisenreich was appointed in 2011 to run Gov. Tom Corbett's Southwest Office, acting as the governor's representative to constituents and state agencies in 12 counties in Western Pennsylvania.
Education: B.S. in business education and psychology, University of Pittsburgh, 1985; Master of Education in adult and community education, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 1997.
Quote: “(Bidwell founder) Bill Strickland always said we were the best referrals he had, or we still are, because the program continues.”
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