Salinas seeking supervisor seat in Lamar Township
LAMAR — Martin Salinas of Lamar Township has announced he is seeking the Republican nomination for Lamar Township supervisor in the May 21 primary election.
Salinas is a retired Pennsylvania State Trooper, with more than 40 years in law enforcement. Working as a state police and law enforcement supervisor for over 40 years, he has acquired extensive experience in a vast area of assignments involving criminal, traffic, and staff divisions. Law enforcement training has been virtually continuous throughout his career.
As a state police commander, he was also a facilitator involving multi-millions of dollars in equipment and personnel.
Currently, Salinas is Officer-In-Charge of the Lamar Township Police Department and has attended every meeting of the Lamar Township supervisors for the past 14 years. He is an active member of the Attorney General’s Drug Task Force.
Salinas has worked and resided in Clinton County for 36 years and he is very familiar with the municipalities, the people, businesses, and the geographical area. He has extensive experience in dealing with federal, state, and county agencies, as well as organizations and businesses in the private sector. He said he is available 24/7, including evenings and weekends.
Salinas is a member of the Golden Key Society, the Scottish Rite Consistory of Coudersport, the Masonic blue lodge #700 of State College, The Pennsylvania State Troopers Association, the Fraternal Order Police, Pennsylvania Chiefs of Police Association and is president of the Pennsylvania State Camp Association (PSCA – volunteer).
He is a member, along with his family, of the Mackeyville United Methodist Church.