Brachbill seeks nomination on Bellefonte borough council


Randall Brachbill is seeking the Republican nomination in the 2021, May 18 Primary for a seat on Bellefonte Borough Council representing the South Ward.

Brachbill is serving his second term on Bellefonte Borough Council and serves as vice president and chairperson of the Safety Committee. He has been serving on the Board of Directors of Pennsylvania State Association of Boroughs since 2019, the Nittany Valley Joint Planning Commission, the Civil Service Commission, the Bellefonte Fire Department Executive Committee, and the Centre Region Council of Governments Public Safety Committee.

Prior to his election to council in 2014, Brachbill served on the Bellefonte Planning Commission and the Zoning Hearing Board.

Brachbill is a lifelong resident of the Bellefonte-area, graduating from the Bellefonte Area School District and Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology. He resides in the South Ward with his wife Cathy.

Together they have an adult daughter, Lindsay, who is also a Bellefonte Area High School graduate and holds degrees from both Penn State and Clemson Universities.

Randall has over 30 years of experience in facility management which includes a nursing home facility, Altoona Hospital (UMPC) and AccuWeather, where he retired in 2019 as vice president of facilities.

His community involvement includes the Logan Ambulance Service and Bellefonte Arts & Crafts Fair. He was also a member of the Bellefonte Area Jaycees (a leadership development organization), where he held several offices, including president. Brachbill went on to serve the Pennsylvania Jaycees as their 53rd president and received the Allen Whitfield Memorial Award as one of the top 20 state presidents in the United States. He volunteers with a curriculum planning committee for the Bellefonte OLLI (Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Penn State).

Randall enjoys activities such as golf, home projects, helping others and spending time with family and friends.


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