Meet the Candidates

Preston Luitweiler – Candidate for Limerick Township Supervisor

Preston Luitweiler James (Preston) Luitweiler is a retired professional civil engineer with degrees in Civil Engineering and Environmental Engineering from Drexel. He is a lifetime member of the American Water Works Association and a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers and has been active in both professional organizations.  He is Past Chair of the Water Resources Association of the Delaware River Basin, and has been a volunteer with the Perkiomen Watershed Conservancy for more than 30 years. He is also treasurer of the Thomas Paine Fellowship.

After 29 years of service, Preston retired in 2013 as Vice President, Chief Environmental Officer of a large public utility where he was responsible for making sure that people had clean, safe drinking water. He and Linda and their dachshund Mina have made Limerick Township their home. They love walking in Manderach Park. Preston and Linda want to dedicate the next chapter of their lives to serving the Limerick community. 

Preston is running for Limerick Township Supervisor to bring a fresh perspective coupled with important skills to the Limerick Township Board of Supervisors. He wants our community to remain a great place to raise our families. He believes that:

The overall quality of life in our community depends on land use decisions that affect infrastructure, the environment, taxes, schools, traffic, and aesthetics.  Township supervisors oversee land use planning, and decisions should be transparent, deliberative, and fair.

Limerick Township has faced environmental challenges ranging from a nuclear generating station to storm water management. The future well-being of our families demands that Limerick Township become a leader in environmental protection and sustainability.

As Limerick continues to grow, we will continue to face issues including traffic congestion, condition of our roads, and public utility infrastructure. Thoughtful planning can improve both the quality of life for residents and the climate for business.

For more information visit Preston’s campaign page on Facebook @ https://www.facebook.com/Amy-Walker-and-Preston-Luitweiler-for-Limerick-Supervisor-1467961816671236/?hc_location=ufi

 

Amy Walker – Candidate for Limerick Township Supervisor

Amy WalkerAmy L. Walker is a mom, communications leader at an area financial services company, and volunteer at local environmental and historical nonprofits. She is an alumna of the University of Delaware, where she earned her B.A. in history and journalism, with honors.

Born and raised in Lansdale, Amy now lives in Limerick with her incredibly supportive husband, Daniel, a teacher in the Spring-ford School District, and their endlessly energetic son, who loves attending Limerick Elementary.

Amy credits her family for her drive to make the world a better place. Both grandfathers served in World War II, one touring in the South Pacific and the other serving as a medic who also taught English to German prisoners of war.

Amy’s parents instilled iron grit, ingenuity, and a hard work ethic. Amy’s dad worked at a bookstore to supplement his salary teaching high school Spanish. He introduced a lifelong love of learning before passing away much too early. Amy and her mother created a memorial scholarship in her father’s name for graduating high school seniors seeking a career using the Spanish language. Amy’s mother taught elementary school for 34 years and now enjoys spending time with her grandson and researching family ancestry.

Amy is deeply committed to community service. She participated in the Master Naturalist Program through the Perkiomen Watershed Conservancy and has volunteered with local nonprofits like Historic Trappe and The Speaker’s House, winning volunteer of the year in 2015. She is also involved in wildlife rehabilitation through the Philadelphia Metro Wildlife Center.

Amy was propelled to run for Limerick Township Supervisor by leading a bipartisan group of residents in challenging a planned industrial development in her neighborhood. She strongly believes fresh voices and approaches are needed to protect the quality of life for residents as the township develops. Land use decisions affect infrastructure, the environment, taxes, schools, traffic, and aesthetics. Amy believes planning and decisions should be transparent, deliberative, and fair. She’s eager to bring her communication skills, passion for community engagement, and bipartisan solutions to the Limerick Township Board of Supervisors.

For more information visit Amy’s campaign page on Facebook @ https://www.facebook.com/Amy-Walker-and-Preston-Luitweiler-for-Limerick-Supervisor-1467961816671236/?hc_location=ufi

 

June Landis – Candidate for Limerick Township Auditor

June Landis Candidate PhotoJune L. Landis was born and raised in Pennsylvania and she has also lived in Massachusetts, Illinois, and Missouri. She has a bachelor of arts degree in Biology and a master of healthcare administration degree.

June’s extensive 45-year work career spans employment in non-profit community health, financial services in a large suburban health system, and in healthcare business information systems development. As a healthcare business manager, June has worked with external and federal auditors answering questions and providing information on health system’s receivables. 

Retired in 2017, June got involved in local politics, serving as a Democratic committee person for Limerick’s 4th Precinct. She lives with her husband in the same house they purchased over 31 years ago in Limerick Township, where they have raised two children, both who attended public school in the Spring-Ford School District.  June enjoys reading, gardening, cooking, pickleball, and walking her beautiful rescue dog, Sadie.

 

Kathleen Drennan – Candidate for Spring-Ford School Board (Region 2)

Kathleen DreenanKathleen Drennan was born in Bethlehem, PA to a multi-generational steel company, working-class family. She was the first in her family to go to college obtaining a M.Ed., and State Reading Specialist and Supervisor of Curriculum and Instruction certifications.

Kathleen has been an educator for more
than thirty years, working with both
regular education students and those
with special needs. Currently, Kathleen is an
administrator and works with special education teachers to improve their content delivery and differentiation of instruction. In her current role, she also coordinates state and federal programs, including assessments and Title I.

Kathleen is running for the school board because she believes that EVERY child regardless of circumstance should be given a voice and have an opportunity to succeed.

For more information visit the Spring-Ford School Board Democratic candidates campaign page on Facebook @ https://www.facebook.com/springforwardschoolboard/

 

Linda Weaver – Candidate for Spring-Ford School Board (Region 2)

Linda Weaver

Linda Weaver  has been a resident of the Spring-Ford community for 34 years, Linda has over 42 years experience as an educator in our public schools. She is the past president of the Mideastern Region of the Pennsylvania State Education Association (PSEA) and served on the Board of directors for 13 years. Linda also facilitated the creation of a joint labor-management health care consortium in Montgomery and Bucks Counties that insured 28,000 people and saved taxpayers over $30 million since 2011.

For more information visit the Spring-Ford School Board Democratic candidates campaign page on Facebook @ https://www.facebook.com/springforwardschoolboard/

 

Diane Sullivan – Candidate for Spring-Ford School Board (Region 3)

Diane Sullivan.pngDiane C. Sullivan has been a resident of the Spring-Ford community since 1988. She was raised in a military family and received her nursing degree from Marymount University in Arlington, VA.

Diane spent her early years in hospital ICUs before becoming a Clinical Research Nurse. Over the following 36 years in clinical research, she gained experience in medical writing, team building, project development, and budgeting.

Diane is running for school board to foster a better relationship between the board and the faculty, drive increased support for STEM programs and increase guidance, student tutoring, and mental health resources.

For more information visit the Spring-Ford School Board Democratic candidates campaign page on Facebook @ https://www.facebook.com/springforwardschoolboard/

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