Marie Carrubba, attorney, nonprofit agency executive director, and community advocate, is seeking to retain her positions as the Bergman Ward 4 representative on the Jamestown City Council.
is endorsed by the Democratic, Independence and Working Families parties.
Carrubba is a graduate of SUNY at Buffalo School of Law.
has filled the 4th Ward City Council position since March 2013 when it was vacated by Vince DeJoy, who accepted the director of development position with the city.
Carrubba has served in leadership capacities on various boards of directors, including The Resource Center, The Resource Center Foundation, Chautauqua Opportunities, Jamestown Human Rights Commission and Chautauqua County Workforce Investment Board.
She is a current member of the board of trustees at Jamestown Community College and chairs the city of Jamestown Human Rights Commission.
In regards to seeking office, Carrubba
said, ''There are many new and exciting projects coming in the days ahead and I want to be part of the rebirth of Jamestown.
I'm looking forward to the challenge of making Jamestown a place where people want to come to live, and stay because of all it has to offer.''
Carrubba is also a mediator for the Center for Resolution and Justice.
volunteers for the St. John's Church fish fry and spaghetti dinners, Jamestown Halloween Fun-Fest, James Prendergast Library book sale setup and the Roseland Park Playground Committee
also said, ''I'm running for City Council to give back to the community that has given so much to my family over the years.
My husband and I have two sons who were born, raised and educated in Jamestown, and we could not have chosen a better place to live, work and enjoy life.''
has lived in Jamestown with her
husband, Doug, for more than 30 years.
They have also been married for 30 years and have two sons, Dan, a graduate of Jamestown High School
and Kent State College; and Joe, a Jamestown High School graduate who currently attends Rochester Institute of Technology
currently resides on Widrig Avenue.