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Monroe County Controller

4 year term.

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    Marlo A Merhige
    (Rep)

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Campaign Phone (570) 977-3976
Campaign email Merhige@ptd.net
Education Graduated Cum Laude, College Misericordia, B.S. Accounting
Current Occupation Monroe County Controller
Qualifications for Office I became Controller in 2000 and have been overseeing all aspects of the Controller's Office since 1997. With my leadership skills and on-the-job training, I am a strong advocate for the people of the County.
The mission of the Controller's Office is to provide independent oversight of the financial affairs of Monroe County as prescribed by law, with the aim of promoting accountability and efficiency in our fiscal operations. I have the PROVEN EXPERIENCE and have been fighting for the Taxpayers for the last 20 years. We have increased transparency and accountability by putting all expenses online for the public to see and modernized the office by making county payroll, vendor payments and revenue backup electronic, which reduces costs. With my 25 years of auditing experience, there is still much work to be done, improved upon, which I have set the wheels in motion towards making happen. I am currently the 1st VP of the Pa State Association of County Controllers, which through this network, strengthens my ability to continue to serve as your Monroe County Controller. I am the ONLY candidate with accounting, auditing and computer experience and this is what Monroe County Taxpayers need!