Board Member Tony Ceoffe

Name: Tony Ceoffe

Area: Lower Lawrenceville/ 6th Ward

How long have you lived in Lawrenceville? 30 years

Why did you move to/ stay in Lawrenceville? I grew up in Lawrenceville and I am proud of our rich history here.  I am excited to raise my family here and continue to contribute to the impressive growth.

Current Employer/ Job Title: Pittsburgh Housing Authority/ Occupancy Specialist – Project Manager

Please list Community Service, Non-Profit, or Board Experience: Board of Directors LU (former V-president & secretary); Friends of Arsenal Park Steering Committee, Fireworks Committee, LU Housing Committee, LU Governance Committee

 What makes Lawrenceville unique?  Why?  Lawrenceville has seen tremendous growth over the past decade, but still maintains the eccentricity and diversity that makes it such a wonderful place to live.  Through all the development and changes, we haven’t lost our identity.

What is was one thing you would like to work on within the neighborhood?  Why?  It’s very important that we continue to encourage affordable housing opportunities in Lawrenceville.  By working with developers, businesses and electeds, we can ensure that our neighborhood is welcoming for all, and remains economically diverse.

What LU program or project most interests you?  Why?  PEP Rally – as a parent, I understand how important it is to have a say in your child’s education.  LU has created a dialogue between parents, teachers, and the school board that never existed before.  By encouraging this conversation and working collectively, we have the opportunity to make the schools in Lawrenceville the best in

What is one fun fact that others might be surprised to know about you?  When elected, I was the youngest Lawrenceville resident to ever serve on LU’s board of directors!

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