Citizens for Conner
"Lead by example. The Marine Corps taught me how to do it. I learned to always find a way and lead the way." -Fred Conner
Fred Conner's Professional Background:
Fred is the Chair of Whitpain Township’s Board of Supervisors. He has never raised taxes on his residents and is primarily responsible for 10-years of fiscal excellence, including multiple AAA bond ratings. Fred introduced public-private partnerships to Whitpain that have cost taxpayers next to nothing to build and operate new parks, fire and EMS stations, and restore a historic property that generates new revenue for open space preservation. He is a former small business owner and is now an independent management consultant for companies involved in logistics, construction, and crisis response programs. Fred was a United States Marine Corps Infantry Officer for 12-years and led Marines in the Gulf War and numerous peacetime deployments.
Fred on Hometown Issues:
Fred is a pro-life family man who respects the dignity of all life. He is a 2nd Amendment supporter and former Marine firearms instructor. Fred wants to ensure all local law enforcement coordinates policing with ICE to keep our communities safe. He will stop any efforts to locate taxpayer-funded drug injection sites in Montgomery County. Fred promises to make the county the best place in America to grow jobs by streamlining the county/municipal regulatory processes. As County Commissioner, he will fight to get every penny owed to the people of Montgomery County for bridge/road repair and expansion.
Fred's Personal Background:
Fred is married to Mary Beth and they have two sons in middle school. He has been a Republican Committeeperson since 2006 and is also former Area Leader. Fred was on the North Penn Valley Boys & Girls Clubs Board of Directors for four years. He is a lifetime VFW member and the Historian of American Legion Post #769 where he also serves as Chair of the Annual Martin Luther King Breakfast & Day of Service and Dowling Scholarship committees. Fred also serves on the Wissahickon School District Superintendent’s Advisory Council.