Denise Clawson is seeking the Republican nomination for White Township tax collector.
With more than 40 years experience working in the financial services industry and a proven track record of providing excellent customer service, Clawson has the qualifications needed to serve the residents of White Township in a competent and trustworthy manner, she said in a news release.
Clawson is vice president of Marion Center Bank, currently managing the Indian Springs office. She began her career in banking in 1973 and retired from PNC Bank in 2011. She is a graduate of Indiana High School and attended IUP with a specialty in finance and accounting. She completed numerous American Institute of Banking courses and achieved the advanced Omega Performance Certificates in Commercial Real Estate Loan Analysis and Business Lending Fundamentals. She also has a Pennsylvania license in Life & Fixed Annuities.
She served as president of the Pennsylvania Federation of Business & Professional Women. She lobbied in Washington, D.C., and Harrisburg in support of legislation that affects working women and their families. She also participated in and spoke at a pay equity rally in Harrisburg on April 20, 2010.
She is president of the Indiana County Commission for Women, treasurer for Leaders Circle of Indiana County, and past president of the United Way of Indiana County board of directors.
Clawson also serves on the advisory board for the Center for Family Business at IUP’s Eberly College of Business and is a member of Indiana Networking Group and National Association of Professional Women.
A recognized professional and community leader, Clawson was selected as an Athena Award winner in 2006 and as a 2010 Notable Woman by the Indiana Branch of American Association of University Women.
A lifetime resident of Indiana County, she resides in White Township with her husband, Bob. They have three sons and one grandson.
To find out more about Clawson, visit Facebook/ clawsonforwhitetwptax collector.