Pennsylvania Gov. Schweiker Names Kim Ward Director of Pittsburgh Office
HARRISBURG, Pa., April 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Gov. Mark Schweiker today announced Kim Ward has been appointed Director of the Governor's Pittsburgh Office. She replaces Mariann Geyer, who accepted a position as Executive Director of the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership. "Kim brings an excellent blend of public service and professional experience to the job," Gov. Schweiker said. "That kind of background is essential when running a regional office that works daily with a host of constituencies, including local business and community leaders. People in Southwest Pennsylvania will come to know Kim as a true advocate for the region." The Governor's Regional Offices, located in Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Wilkes-Barre and Erie, serve as important communication links between the regions they represent and state agencies in Harrisburg. Ward resides in Westmoreland County, where she is a Hempfield Township supervisor. Since 2000, she has been the proprietor of Commonwealth Political Associates, which specializes in consulting and government outreach. Ward resides with her husband, Dr. Thomas Ward. They have three children, Tom, Michael and Matthew. CONTACT: David La Torre of the Pennsylvania Office of the Governor, +1-717-783-1116. Tell Us What You Think -- Click Here http://tbutton.prnewswire.com/prn/11690X51879199
SOURCE Pennsylvania Office of the Governor
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