Dr. Charles MartoniDistrict 8
Member: Budget & Finance, Government Reform
Dr. Charles Martoni (D), 64, is the District 8 representative to County Council. Dr. Martoni serves as the President of the Community College of Allegheny County, Boyce Campus. He holds Master degrees in History and School Administration. He obtained a doctorate in Higher Education from the University of Pittsburgh. At the local level, Dr. Martoni served as President of Swissvale Borough Council since 1990. He and his wife, Marianne maintain their residence in Swissvale.
Dr. Martoni is what you would call a veteran to government service. His career spans 28 years in which he has held many elected offices ranging from School Board, Borough Mayor and Manager. He serves and has served on several key committees around the area. The boards that he has participated in are the Tri-State Conference on Steel, Steel Valley Authority Regional Job Corporation, West to West Coalition, Swissvale Economic Corporation and President of the Mon Valley Initiative.
Dr. Martoni's past brings about vast knowledge on the issues of education and economic development. His experiences are an added bonus to County Council as it attempts to set high standards for Allegheny County. Dr. Martoni has stated, "I think that the Council members are a fine group of people. The longer we work together, the better we will work together. It's going to take some adjustment and getting use to, but this is a well-rounded group with lots of talent."
District 8 Communities:
Braddock Hills Borough
East McKeesport Borough
East Pittsburgh Borough
North Braddock Borough
Turtle Creek Borough