|Education||Bachelor of Science in Education, YSU - 1967 Graduate Courses of Instruction, YSU; Brockport State (NY); Westminister College (PA) Numerous Seminars|
|Employer||Partner & Vice President of the Mid/American Resource Company (Economic Development and Private and Governmental Funding).|
|Family||Linda Elaine (Saadey) Carano|
Kenneth Carano Jr. (Christine Fryda)
Patricia Lynn (Carano) Machuga (Darren Machuga)
Marla Elaine Carano-Honen (Brian Honen)
|Family in office?||Barbara Jakubek (Niece-In-Law) - Mahoning County Engineer's Office|
Atty. Brian Honen (Son-In-Law) - Ohio Attorney General's Office
Darren Machuga (Son-n-Law) - Engineer, Ohio EPA
|Reasons for running||Austintown Township is moving into a serious change with the coming of the Racino, the influx of new residents, and its connection with other communities, yet it still holds to old traditions. The Township needs a mature, knowledgeable and experienced person who knows Government and Private enterprise, who has expertise in communications and economic development and who has the knowledge and contacts to solve problems.|
As a Trustee, I believe I fit all the needs to lead Austintown to success.
|Priorities||Economic Development and alternative funding for the Township.|
Transparency in the Township budgeting.
Protection of property values.
Improve and maintain an excellent quality of life for our residents without raising taxes.
|Qualifications||Vast experience in Government, business, community affairs and service.|
Political experience as a former Trustee and State Representative.
Expert at negotiations, communications, budgets, economic development and problem solving.
Important contacts at local, county, state and federal levels.
Proven accessibility, honesty and integrity in public service.
|Positions on the issues||Racino - Welcome them, but be cautious in the money received by the State and Racino until the needs of the Community are recognized.|
Property Values - Use active zoning enforcement.
Funds - Negotiate with all public and private funding sources for the best interest of Austintown.
To work with other Communities to improve our roads and other services.
|Offices Sought||2001-2007 - Ohio State Representative|
1996-2001 - Austintown Township Trustee (Elected and Re-elected)
1988-Present - Mahoning County Democratic Precinct Committeeman
|Offices Held||Same As Above|