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File #: 12269-22    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Proclamation Status: Presented & Filed
File created: 4/13/2022 In control: Chief Clerk
On agenda: Final action: 4/12/2022
Title: A proclamation honoring former Council Member Cindy Kirk.
Sponsors: All Members of Council
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A proclamation honoring former Council Member Cindy Kirk.

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WHEREAS, throughout the history of Allegheny County and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, talented officials who possess great knowledge and determination exhibit exemplary leadership in elected positions and contribute invaluably to our communities; and

WHEREAS, chosen by the residents of Allegheny County District 2, Cynthia (Cindy) Kirk was elected to office on November 3, 2015 and was duly sworn in on January 4, 2016; and

WHEREAS, while on Council, Cindy represented the residents of Bell Acres, Bradford Woods, Crescent, Edgeworth, Franklin Park, Leet, Leetsdale, Marshall, McCandless, Ohio, Pine, Richland, Sewickley, Sewickley Heights, and Sewickley Hills; and

WHEREAS, during her time serving the residents of District 2 on County Council, Cindy served on several committees including Parks, Government Reform, Public Works, to name a few, as well as, serving a time as Chair of the Health and Human Services Committee; and

WHEREAS, Cindy holds a master’s degree in Nursing Administration from the University of Pittsburgh and currently serves as a nurse administrator at UPMC, Oakland Campus. Throughout her nursing career, Cindy worked in several nursing specialties, such as on a transplant unit and as a dialysis nurse. She later worked as a nurse researcher and in nursing informatics; and

WHEREAS, Cindy has been a lifelong community volunteer and activist. She has served as a school PTA volunteer and president, a Boy Scouts of America volunteer, a Girl Scouts of America leader, Jubilee Kitchen volunteer, president of the SWPA U. S. Air Force Academy Parents Association, and served on the Northland Library Foundation Board. As a grass-roots political activist, Cindy works hard for her party and candidates affiliated with her party’s local and State Committees; and

WHEREAS, as a nearly forty-year resident of the district, Cindy lives in McCandless with her husband Bill. They are parent...

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