Sherwin Collins- Borough Council Candidate for Ward 1
Sherwin Collins currently serves as the North Wales Democratic Committeeman for Ward 1.
Born, raised and educated in southern Connecticut, Sherwin moved to Pennsylvania 1993. He has been a resident of North Wales Borough for 23 years. Sherwin has been married to his wife, Erin Conroy, for 21 years and they have a son, Sean, who is a graduate of North Penn High School and currently attends Pennsylvania State University.
Sherwin is a semi-retired businessman with over 25 plus years as an International Management Consultant working for several dozen companies in multiple industries across North America. His experience in analyzing businesses, recommending solutions and assisting companies in executing those solutions should bring a new perspective to the Borough Council. His expertise is in executive coaching, sales programs and business improvement programs. Sherwin has also been a high school English and Social Studies teacher and the Director of a collegiate football program.
Sherwin graduated from Fairfield University in Fairfield, CT with a Bachelor’s Degree in Politics
If elected to Borough Council, Sherwin will use his experience, knowledge and skills give back to the North Wales community, which is a great place to reside, work, play and raise a family. Sherwin’s focus, if elected, will be…
- Enhancing the safety and quality of living in North Wales Borough
- Boosting the communication between Borough residents and the activities and programs of the Borough
- Advancing civic environmental stewardship in our Borough
- Increasing development of the Borough’s downtown
- Actively promote on council borough residents borough-related issues and concerns
- Developing a cooperative and reciprocal relationship between North Wales Borough and Upper Gwynedd Township
Ways to help Sherwin win
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The Upper Gwynedd & The North Wales Democratic Committees will meet on:
Thursday May 2nd at 7pm
North Wales Public Library
233 S. Swartley Street, North Wales, PA 19454
All registered democrats are welcome to join us.
North Wales Borough Council will meet on
Tuesday April 23rd at 7 pm
North Wales Borough Hall
300 School Street North Wales, PA
Come on out & make your voices heard!
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2019 is a local year! Here in North Wales we will be electing judges, County Row Officers (ex: Treasurer, District Attorney, etc), County Commissioners, school board members and of course members of North Wales borough council. Here are some dates you'll need to remember!
2019 Election Dates to Remember
- Primary Election Day: May 21st, 2019
- Last Day to register before the General Election: October 7th, 2019
- General Election Day: November 5th, 2019
Looking ahead to 2020...
- Primary Election Day: April 28, 2020
- General Election Day: November 3, 2020
Sal Amato currently serves on the North Wales Borough Council and is a member of its Technology and Finance Subcommittees. He is also a past member of the North Wales Planning Commission.
The Amato family has resided within North Wales Borough for over 30 years. Sal has been married to his wife Marilyn for over 45 years and they have four children, all graduates of North Wales and North Penn Schools.
He has over 30 years’ experience working in government and the pharmaceutical industry. Sal has extensive experience in software development, the management of international teams and budgets, and the development and implementation of business and technology plans and strategy.
He is a graduate of Temple University and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology and a Master’s Degree in Biochemistry. He is also an Air Force veteran.
Sal feels that North Wales is a great place to live, work and raise a family. He ran for elected office because he wanted the opportunity to use his skills and experience to give back to his community. His particular areas of focus are:
- Help increase and build upon the sense of community within the borough.
- Be available to help all residents with their borough-related issues and concerns.
- Ensure residents input to important borough issues.
- Advocate on council on behalf of all borough residents.