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JOTIN F.

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PA 18092
HoME: 610-966-3006
MonrrE: 4A4-274-2O3A
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January21,2010

HonorableDeanN. Browning
Chairman
Lehigh County Board of Commissioners
17 S. SeventhSt. LEHIGFI
COUNIY
Allentown, PA 1810I -2400 coMfirf
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OFFICE
DearChairmanllrownin{.r:

Pleaseacceptthis correspondence as a Letter of Intent to fill the unexpiredtenn of CommissionerBill Leiner Jr"
who has submittedhis resisnationto the Board.

As a dedicatedvolunteer,residentof Upper Milford Township and a lif'e-longregistereddernocrat,I believe that


my qualificationsand extensiveserviceto the community and the Lehigh Valley would servethe ,Boardand
residentsof Lehigh County well.

Bom and raisedon the Southsideof Allentown, my farnily instilled in me a strongbelief in public service. IVIy
father Dennis sen'edtwo terms as an Allentown City Councilman. Additionally, my greatUncle.I. Raymondalso
servedas a Lehigh County Commissionerfrom 1965 to 1977. They both took greatpride in dedicatingtheir lives
to making Allentown and l-ehigh County a great place to work, live and raise a family.

Like my father and uncle, I have been a public servantfor decades,organizing and helping rnany public
organizations,from the Community, VeteransAssociationto the Community Fish and Gameto variousyouth
sportsassociationsto namejust a few. I have attacheda detailedresumefor your review.

You shouldknow that as an individual dedicatedto my community,I haveno political agendaother than doing
what is bestfor our residentsand most fiscaliy responsiblefor our county. I understandthat as a Commissioner
you are responsibleto the taxpayersand residentsof Lehigh County. ShouldI be honoredto serveon the t,ehigh
County Board of Commissioners,you shouldknow theseprincipleswill guide my judgment and decisionmaking.

Thank you for your considerationand I look forward to speakingwith you and the Board of Commissioners.
John F. Cramsey
7170 PorvderValley Road,Zionsville, PA 18092 484-274-2038 usal fishing(rDaol.com

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

Member Local 600Carpenter'sUnion since1999to current.


GeneralForeman.
Projectsinclude: MuhlenbergCollege,NorthamptonConrmunityCollege,Agere,SandsCasino,Lehigh
Valley Mall, LehighValleyHospitalCenter,Olympus,andMartinGuitarMuseum.
Responsibilities
for oversight,schedule
andoverallproject'management
andbudget.

Owner and proprietor of JC Construction from 1985to 1999. Home building and renovation
specialist.

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

CommunityFish & Game April 2004to current


Coordinating Secretary
Organization restocks 5000 frsh in the Indian, Hosensack and the Perkiomen creeks. We also
stock pheasants and hold tishing contests for the youth in our community. We volunteer to do
stream clean ups ,planting of native riparian buffer and stream bank stabilization projects

Perkiomen Legion Post 184. April2007 to current


Committee for 9111Memorial and Veteran'sAppreciationDay. Cloordinatorfor
fundraisersfor CoatesvilleVA Ilospital. . CommitteeChair for Burial Fundsfor
[allenveterans.

Ancient Order of Knights of the Mystic Chain April 2007 to current


National Historical SocietyRegistryto preserveUpper Milford history.
Chairman of conserwationand renovation project for the Mystic Park Association

Mystic Chain Park Association : current


Committee- Help organizethe Vera Cruz homecoming and Halloween parades. Attendancehas
quadrupled for both events.

EDUCATION:

Graduate:William Allen Hish SchoolAllentown1983

Superintendanttraining thru the CarpentersUnion t ,


I am currently taking a course through the American Gunsmith's Association and online coursesfor an
associate'sdegreein criminal justice.

PRO FESSIONAL AFFILIAT IONS

Member of the Joint EnvironmentalAssociationfor the Borough of Emmausand Upper Milford


Township.

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