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Council Rose Valley Borough

CHOOSE TWO CANDIDATES FROM BELOW TO COMPARE
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    Debra Schmidt Demasi (Dem) RN-BSN, Health Care Consultant, retired.

  • Barbaro F. Giorgianni (Rep)

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    William C. Hale (Rep) Engineering, Retired

  • Bruce Lebuhn (Dem)

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    Ann Elise C. McLaughlin (I) Part-time Legal Assistant

  • Priscilla N. Sass (Rep)

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    Robert M. Siwicki (Rep) Business Appraiser

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    Vippy Yee (Dem) Assistant Director of Volunteer Programs

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Biographical Information

What are your top three priorities in office?

Campaign Email RoseValleyDems@gmail.com
Education BSN, Neumann University; Certified School Nurse, Widener University; MBA-Healthcare Management, Widener University
Qualifications Licensed RN-BSN in PA. Employed by Health Care Organizations of the Tri-State area in Policy Research, Quality, Compliance, Safety & Improvement; Joint Commission Standards, PA Dept. of Health, and CMS regulations. County Officer, Secretary-Treasurer, Girls Scouts of America; Leadership Awards, Boy Scouts of America; Board Level service PTO’s; Habitat for Humanity, Delaware & Phila. Counties. Current: Member Wallingford CAC; Executive Board Member of the Neumann University Nursing Alumni.
Municipality Rose Valley Borough
1) To support policies & processes to enrich our environment, and to provide for a sustainable, healthy community. 2) To foster a dynamic, meaningful collaboration with the communities that surround us, as our Borough’s future & welfare is related to the well-being of these neighbors. 3) To encourage all of us, regardless of political affiliation, to give our best for our unique Community to succeed; to continue our quality of life and create a healthy future for all the residents of Rose Valley
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Campaign Phone (610) 566-5519
Campaign Email wchale@comcast.net
Education B.S. & M. Engineering, Cornell; M.S. & Ph. D., Energy Management & Policy, U. Penn.
Qualifications Current President, Rose Valley Borough Council; Born & Raised in Rose Valley, Past Chairman, Rose Valley Planning Commission; Former Chairman and Board Member, Rose Valley Folk; Current Assistant Scoutmaster, Former Scoutmaster, Rose Valley Boy Scout Troop 272, Eagle Scout; Served on Zoning Hearing Board; Past Judge of Elections; On Helen Kate Furness Library Investment Committee; Member, Swarthmore Rotary; Licensed Professional Engineer; Retired, I Have Time for Borough; Married to Gail Hale.
Municipality Rose Valley Borough
1) Keep the community culture and magic of Rose Valley alive. People in RV participate together in all sorts of organizations such as the Rose Valley Folk, the RV Gardeners and the RV Museum & Historical Society. Borough government can help nurture this cooperative, interactive and involved spirit. 2) Improve the health of our Open Space and water quality. Acquire additional trail easements and Open Space when possible. 3) Continue to provide Borough services in a cost effective manner.
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Education Master of Science of Arts and Culture: Rosemont College, Rosemont PA; Bachelor of Fine Arts, Tyler School of Art-Temple University, Elkins Park, PA; Associates of Liberal Arts, Simon's Rock College, Great Barrington, MA
Qualifications Board Member of the Wallingford Swarthmore School District Foundation; Parent of Children in the Public School District; Engaged Member of the Rose Valley Borough; 7 year resident of Rose Valley Borough; 15 year resident of NPT; Born and raised in Delaware County; Former Girl Scout of America; Former Wallingford CAC Member
Municipality Rose Valley Borough
1.) More transparency and clearer communication of Borough activities and decisions with the residence of our community through a combination of social media, email, and USPS. 2.) Continued fiscal responsibility of Resident’s taxes to address issues of sustainability, protecting open/green spaces, maintaining/ improving roadways, improving emergency responses, supporting our award winning Public Schools, and working collaboratively with our surrounding communities. 3.) Creating/implementing a variety of opportunities for lifelong and new residents to meet, engage, and work together.
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Education MBA, Finance, Wharton School of Business, U. Penn
Qualifications 1. Current Finance Chair of the Rose Valley Borough Council, responsible for budgeting 2. Current Treasurer and Board Member of the Helen Kate Furness Free Library 3. Co-founder of Siwicki Greenberg, LLC, a respected Philadelphia-area business appraisal firm 4. Board member of aFewSteps.org, a local environmental educational and advocacy group 5. Auditor of the Rose Valley Folk’s financial records 6. 20-year resident of Rose Valley
Municipality Rose Valley
Maintaining the Borough’s current high level of non-partisan, responsible fiscal management and strong financial position. In 2018, residents will see their Borough real estate property taxes reduced for a third straight year. Continued improvements to our office’s IT capabilities, prioritizing efforts to keep our data management up-to-date and secure. Ensuring the allocation of sufficient funds to environmental management. In 2018, our recyclables will be picked up on a weekly basis.
Campaign Email vippyyee@gmail.com
Education M.S. London School of Economics B.A. Dickinson College
Qualifications A lifelong civic leader and community engagement professional, I have committed myself to my community through service to my children’s schools, my faith community, and through my professional experiences. I am currently a School Board Director on the WSSD School Board, Elder and Member of the Board of Trustees at Swarthmore Presbyterian Church, and former President and Chair of WSSD Home & School Associations. I currently work in the area of civic engagement at Bryn Mawr College.
Municipality Rose Valley Borough
I believe it is important for the borough to have a collaborative relationship with the WSSD. As a current member of the WSSD School Board, I believe that I have a unique opportunity to forge an even deeper connection to the school district. I am also interested in developing opportunities for all residents, especially newer residents, to find ways to connect with the community and the activities of the council. I am also interested in reviewing current borough service contracts.

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