Columbia County Democratic Committee
Raised in Berwick, PA, Joe graduated from Wyoming Seminary high school. After graduating with honors from the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in Economics and History, Joe studied at Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar.
Joe is one of the most experienced Treasurers in PA History - US Ambassador to the UN for Management and Reform, Chairman of the Pennsylvania State Board of Education, founding President and CEO of the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia and Deputy Mayor for Policy and Planning in Philadelphia where he helped devise initiatives which helped resolve a $1.25 billion cumulative deficit. The New York Times hailed this nationally-acclaimed financial recovery as “the most stunning turnaround” in American municipal history.
State Wide Officials
As a State Representative, Josh wrote and passed some of the toughest ethics laws in state history. Philadelphia Magazine wrote that Josh “has been a blast of oxygen in the smoke-choked back rooms of quid-pro-quo Harrisburg,”. As Chairman of the Montgomery County Commissioners, he led a fiscal and ethical turnaround, took early steps to combat the heroin epidemic, helped the first LGBT couples in Pennsylvania marry and fired Wall Street money managers to save retirees millions. His work on behalf of victims and for criminal justice reform as the Chairman of the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency has earned him the trust of law enforcement leaders from both parties.
Josh Shapiro earned his law degree at night from Georgetown University, and is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar.
Columbia County Officials
Stack is a former member of the Pennsylvania State Senate who has represented the 5th District since 2001. His grandfather, the first Michael J. Stack, was a United States Congressman from 1935 to 1939.
Wolf is an American businessman and newly elected Governor of Pennsylvania. He defeated Republican incumbent Tom Corbett in the 2014 gubernatorial election. Previously, Wolf served as secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue from April 2007 until November 2008.
Brenda Lupini was elected Register of Wills & Recorder of Deeds in January 2012 after serving over 13 years as the Chief Deputy Register & Recorder. Her office is responsible for recording numerous documents relating to real estate transfers for public record and probating decedent estates. She is also responsible for collecting State Realty Transfer Tax and State Inheritance Tax as an Agent for the Commonwealth. Her office contains records dating back to 1813. Records from 1974 to the present are available online.
The Columbia County Sheriff's Office has a long tradition of providing excellence in service to the citizens of Columbia County. Timothy is proud of the services and programs that our deputies provide to maintain safety and provide education for all that live in Columbia County.
Dwayne Heisler was elected to the PA Democratic State Committee in 2014 after serving as proxy for about two years. He currently serves as Secretary for the Democratic State Committee LGBT Caucus, Co-Chair of the Voter Outreach and Registration Committee and is active with the Democratic State Committee Progressive Caucus. Dwayne was appointed by the North Central Caucus to chair the DemFest 2014 & 2016 event held at Knoebels Amusement Resort every two years.
Casey began his political career in 1996 as Pennsylvania's Auditor General and later was elected State Treasurer in the 2004 election. In 2006 Casey defeated incumbent Republican U.S. Senator Rick Santorum. He is the first Democrat to be elected to a full term and win reelection in the U.S. Senate from Pennsylvania since 1962.
Eugene was born in Pittsburgh and graduate from Central Catholic High School. He attended the College of Wooster and was awarded the Most Outstanding Senior of his graduating class for his academic, athletic and community accomplishments. Employed by York City as the Director of Economic development he oversaw a net increase of 51 businesses.