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Smithfield Township Supervisor

6 year term.

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    Jacob Pride
    (Dem)

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Campaign Phone (570) 807-4282
Campaign email jacob@jacobpride.com
Education East Stroudsburg Senior High School South, diploma; East Stroudsburg University, pursuing B.A. in Political Science
Current Occupation Marketing Manager
Qualifications for Office Church Member & Call Committee Member, St. Paul's Lutheran Church of Smithfield; Marketing Manager, Farmers Insurance - Nazareth, PA; Vice President, Monroe County Young Democrats; Deputy Campaign Manager, Adam Rodriguez for State Representative; and Lifelong resident, Smithfield Township.
I believe in maintaining and expanding township services. Snow and leaf removal has been excellent, but I believe we can offer more such as a collective bid for waste collection and allowing residents to do official business online. I will make a concerted effort for transparency via broadcasted/archived public meetings, published elected official timesheets/salaries/financial interest statements, rebuilt website, and expanded public participation. Another focus is economic development. I will work with local chambers of commerce, East Stroudsburg University, and other stakeholders to bring in high paying jobs. This would expand our tax base and lessen the burden on average taxpayers. I will also work to protect our environment and increase recreation. This can be accomplished by strong enforcement of current regulations and promoting existing parks. I would also seek to procure grants to make upgrades to our critical infrastructure, both physical and digital.