Jan Rea
District 2


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Jan                                                Rea

Standing Committees:
Chair: Appointment Review
Member: Budget & Finance, Economic Development & Housing, Executive

Jan Rea is serving her fourth four-year term as the District 2 Representative for Allegheny County Council. Jan is committed to the implementation of good government policies and fiscal responsibility. She has worked on property tax reform, economic development initiatives, and public health and welfare matters. Building upon the key accomplishments of her previous terms in office, Jan promotes policies that will help to improve the opportunities for families in her district to grow and prosper in Allegheny County.

Jan has been a Council Member since the Councilís inception in 2000. Jan also remains active in her community. She is a member of the Magee-Womens Hospital Research Foundation Advisory Board, the Allegheny County Airport Authority, and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Pennsylvania. She also serves as a board member of the Pennsylvania Infrastructure and Investment Authority (PENNVEST), an agency which provides funding for sewer, storm water and drinking water projects throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. She is a former board member of the Homeless Childrenís Education Fund, the Vietnam Veterans Leadership Program, the Pittsburgh Film Office and the Allegheny County Board of Health.

Janís extensive political experience brings a depth of knowledge that benefits the diverse members of the Council. She is a former Republican State Committee member and the former Chair of the Southwest Caucus. She is the former Vice Chair of the Republican Committee of Allegheny County, the former Chair of the McCandless Republican Committee, a founding member of the Pennsylvania Organization for Women Electing Republicans (P.O.W.E.R.), and was a Western Pennsylvania Womenís Coalition Leader during the Tom Ridge-Mark Schweiker campaign.

Jan and her husband, Don, live in the Town of McCandless, which is located in the Northern suburbs of the City of Pittsburgh. Their family includes their son, Barret, his wife, Mollie, granddaughter, Sutton, and their son, Brad, and his wife, Shilo.

District 2 Communities:
Bell Acres Borough
Bradford Woods Borough
Crescent Township
Edgeworth Borough
Franklin Park Borough
Leet Township
Leetsdale Borough
Marshall Township
McCandless Township
Ohio Township
Pine Township
Richland Township
Sewickley Borough
Sewickley Heights Borough
Sewickley Hills Borough