North Penn School Board member Rick Miniscalco has been elected chairman of the Montgomery Township Republican Committee, succeeding Roy Rodriguez.
Rodriguez also lauded Miniscalco's
"quiet donation" of labor and equipment to construct the pavilion built at Montgomery Elementary School
"It's nice to follow a guy like Roy," said Miniscalco
As an active party member for more than 10 years and a North Penn School
Board member for just more than a year, Miniscalco
hopes to utilize his
position to first galvanize the party behind Republican-backed school board candidates facing a May primary.
"We're lucky," said Miniscalco
."It's a good time to take over."
With several new township committee members, Miniscalco
said the Montgomery Township Republican Committee
is undergoing a reorganization.Recently elected with Miniscalco within the 16-member committee are Montgomery Township tax collector Patricia Gallagher as vice chair; Genie Miniscalco, Rick's wife and former president of Montgomery Elementary's Home and School Association, as treasurer; and Kathleen Kelly as secretary.
was the obvious candidate because the primary effort of Area 9
was the school board," said Rodriguez.