J. BRACKEN BURNS

2012 - MERITORIOUS SERVICE
 
• Has served the residents of Washington County for 41 years

• Washington County Emergency Services Director – 22 years

• Elected Washington County Commissioner – 1995

• Selected to serve as President of the County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania (CCAP) in 2005, becoming Board Chairman

• Named by former Governor Rendell to two state boards responsible for statewide emergency planning

• Served as a member of the Murtha Institute for Homeland Security Board

• Chairman of the Southwestern PA Corporation, the Tri-County Partnership, a Teller at the University of Pittsburgh Institute of Politics (IOP) and Co-Chairman of the IOP’s Environmental Committee

• Serves on the Community Advisory Board of WQED

• Board member of the Heinz History Center

• Co-Chairman of the Pittsburgh 250 celebration

• US Army veteran

• Advisor and friend to the Washington-Greene Chapter for the past 15 years

 

 

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