Mincer seeks LH City Council seat

Replaces Ted Forbes on November ballot

William H. Mincer

William H. Mincer

LOCK HAVEN — William H. Mincer has announced he will seek election to the Lock Haven City Council in the November General Election, after receiving the Clinton County Democratic Party nomination this summer to fill a ballot vacancy, left when Ted Forbes took his name off the ballot.

Mincer will face incumbents Jonathan Bravard, a Democrat; Rick Conklin, a Republican; Steve Stevenson, a Democrat, and Joel Long, a Democrat, for four open seats on council.

Mincer said he has been a city resident since 1991, first as a student at Lock Haven University and now as a homeowner.

A former member of the U.S. Army Reserves, Mincer is the director of Sport Camps at Penn State University. He formerly was employed as and was previously employed as Athletic Director at Jersey Shore Area High School. He also previously served on the Williamsport Recreation Commission on behalf of the Williamsport YWCA as the Director of Recreation and Aquatics for the YWCA and the City of Williamsport.

Mincer graduated from Lock Haven High School. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from Lock Haven University and his Masters of Science degree in Sports Administration from California University of Pennsylvania.

Mincer and his wife, Chasity (McCann), have two children, daughter Stacia, a 2016 Central Mountain High School graduate and sophomore at Penn State University, and son Peyton, a junior at Central Mountain.

They attend the Blanchard Church of Christ and have lived in the city’s Fourth Ward, on South Highland Street, since 1997.

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