Chuss Running for Re-Election as Forks Supervisor
Erik Chuss will seek a second six-year term on the Forks Township Board of Supervisors. He's served three of his six years as chairman of the board.
Forks Township Supervisors Chairman Erik Chuss has tossed his hat into the ring.
Chuss, who is wrapping up his six-year term as a supervisor, has announced that he is seeking a second term. Chuss said he recently turned in his paperwork for his re-election bid to the Northampton County Board of Elections.
"I am running for re-election because the challenges facing the township are significant," he said. "I believe we are moving in the right direction and feel with my background and experience both professionally and with the township I feel I can continue to help serve the residents in a fiscally responsible manner."
Chuss has lived in Forks Township since 1991 with his wife, Eileen, and daughters, Erin and Jacqueline.
He works as senior vice president of business operations for SMS/800 with Database Service Management Inc.
He's served on the Board of Supervisors since 2008 and was chosen as chairman three times.
Chuss was a member of Forks Planning Commission from 2000 through 2007 and Forks Township Comprehensive Planning Committee from 2003-2007.
He currently serves as a member of:
- Forks Area Art Society
- Forks Township Historical Society
- Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 70 at Braden Airpark
- Forks Community Days Committee
- Member of St. Jane's Parish in Palmer
Chuss said he expects to make a formal announcement later this month.
Supervisor Bob Egolf also recently announced his re-election plans.
The date to file for candidacy was Tuesday.
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