Candidate for: State Representative—District 34
Chris Roland has lived in the 34th House District his entire life and is currently a Councilman in North Braddock Borough where he has served since 2009.
During his time on council, Chris has focused on improving the quality of life for the borough’s residents. He worked with elected officials at the state and county level to attract needed funds to improve North Braddock’s parks and roads. Chris also mows the baseball field where he grew up playing as a child.
Chris has worked for the Allegheny County Parks Department since 2012, becoming a Supervisor at Round Hill Park and Exhibit Farm in 2015. In 2016, he was awarded the Frank Lucchino Distinguished Service Award for efficiency, teamwork, cost savings initiatives, and productivity.
He received the Rotary International Paul Harris Fellowship Award in 2009 which is awarded to individuals who exemplify themselves through community-based projects. Chris also received the AMVETS Certificate of Appreciation by the National Commander in 2014 for his unwavering support for local veterans and securing the new name of PA Route 30 Bridge to
AMVETS Memorial Bridge, in North Braddock.
Chris is a graduate of Woodland Hills High School and attended Community College of Allegheny County. He resides in North Braddock with his dog Allegh.