Toss Your Hat in the Ring


Thought about joining the school board, borough council, or township board? Join us for Toss Your Hat in the Ring to explore the benefits of serving on a local government entity.

  • When

  • Feb. 15, 2017*
    (7:00 - 9:00 PM)
    *This workshop was originally scheduled for Feb. 9, 2017

  • Where

  • Penn State Lehigh Valley
    2809 Saucon Valley Rd, Rm 222
    Center Valley, PA 18034

To Be Covered

  • An overview of Pennsylvania local government and the responsibilities of a township supervisor, a borough council member, or a school board director.
  • Instructions on how to run: filing a petition, reporting campaign expenses and other important informations.
  • A panel discussion with local officials who will talk about why they decided to run for office and some of their experiences since they were elected.


The workshop won’t offer campaign tips or strategies; rather the focus is on understanding the roles, responsibilities and personal rewards that come with public service.




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