Dr. Charles Martoni (D) is the District 8 representative to County Council. Dr. Martoni serves as the President of the Community College of Allegheny County, Boyce Campus. He holds Master degrees in History, and School Administration. He obtained a Doctorate in Higher Education from the University of Pittsburgh. At the local level, Dr. Martoni served as President of Swissvale Borough Council. He and his wife, Marianne, maintain their residence in Swissvale.
Dr. Martoni is what you would call a veteran to government service. His career spans more than 30 years, in which he has held many elected offices ranging from School Board, Borough Mayor and Manager. He serves, and has served on several key committees around the area. The boards that he has participated in are the Tri-State Conference on Steel, Steel Valley Authority Regional Job Corporation, West to West Coalition, Swissvale Economic Corporation and President of the Mon Valley Initiative.
Dr. Martoni’s past brings about vast knowledge on the issues of education and economic development. His experiences are valuable to County Council, as it attempts to set high standards for Allegheny County. Dr. Martoni has stated, “I think that the Council members are a fine group of people. The longer we work together, the better we will work together. It’s going to take some adjustment and getting used to, but this is a well-rounded group with lots of talent.”