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{Commissioner McCool}
Suzanne F. McCool
Monroe County Commissioner (2004-2015)
Lifelong resident of Monroe County
Attended Paradise, Barrett, and Pocono Mt. Schools
Married to Col. Ret. Terry McCool
Two sons, Marc and Chris
Five grandchildren, so far.
  • BS Education, Mansfield University
  • MS Counselor Education, University of Scranton
  • 40 Additional Graduate Credits
    • Director Pupil Personnel Services
    • NJ School Administration
  • Retired Educator (more than 30 yrs. teacher and/or counselor)
  • Other careers in sales, hotel business, real estate sales
  • Established a private career and educational counseling service
  • Mobile Therapist
  • Behavior Specialist Consultant
 Community Service:
  • Homelessness Task Force (Consultant)
  • Chairman of Stroudsburg Council of Churches (Past)
  • Policy Committee (County Commissioners Assoc. of PA)
  • Chair of Legislative Committee of Children and Youth Services (Past) 
  • Stroudsburg Boro Planning Commission 
  • Member HSPS (Hamilton, Stroudsburg, Pocono, Stroud) Planning Committee
  • Safe 80 Task Force (member)
  • Monroe County Road Task Force (member) 
  • Brodhead Watershed Association (Former Board Member and Chair of Educational Committee)
  • Mansfield University Alumni Assoc. Board Member (Past)
  • Big Brother/Big Sisters Board (Friend of the Board)
  • Pocono Family YMCA Board Member (Past Board Member - 2 terms)
  • Children and Youth Services Board
  • MHDS Advisory Board member (Mental Health Disability Services)
  • Tri-County MHDS Joinder Board
  • Litter Control Board Member
  • Local Emergency Planning Committee Member (past member)
  • Pleasant Valley Manor Board Member
  • Pleasant Valley Choral Society (past member)
  • Jazz Mass Choir of Celebration of the Arts (COTA)
  • Pocono Telecommunications Task Force Board Member (past member)
  • Pocono Healthy Communities Alliance Board Member (now Pocono Alliance) - (former member)
  • Human Services Committee of the County Commissioners Association of PA (2004-2015)
  • AARP Member
  • Monroe County Garden Club Member (Former)
  • SONshine (Christian Music Ministry) Member (Group now retired)
  • Pocono Mt Community Chorus of Churches Member (30 years)
  • Habitat for Humanity Choir
  • Pocono Local Vocals
  • Buckhill Skytop Music Festival (Adult Choir) 
  • NJ Retired Educator's Association
  • East Stroudsburg United Methodist Church Member
  • Monroe County Democratic Women's Club (Founding President)
  • Pleasant Valley Manor Board of Trustees (2004-2015)
  • Friends of Pleasant Valley Manor (Founder)
  • Monroe County Correctional Facility - MCCF Board Member (2004-2015)
  • Monroe County Board of Elections (2004-2015)
  • Community Services Admin Board (2004-2015)
  • Criminal Justice Advisory Board (CJAB) 
  • RSVP Board Member  (Retired Senior Volunteer Program) - Past
  • Health Care Access Committee of the Pocono Alliance - Past 
  • Quiet Valley Historical Farm Museum member
  • Opportunity Associates Board Member (Branch of the Unity Coalition) - Past
  • Pocono Medical Center Auxiliary member - Past
  • Fraternal Order of Eagles Auxiliary member
  • Monroe County Family Health Center Board Member - Past
  • PMC Health Connections Committee
  • ESU Act 101 Board (Past)
  • Wilkes University Advisory Board
  • NCC Monroe Compus Advisory Board
  • Blue Ribbon Task Force (Tobyhanna Army Depot)
  • Monroe County Women's Commission - Co-Chair
  • Stroudsburg Boro 200th Anniversary Committee
  • Pocono Living Magazine (Consultant)
  • Pocono Family YMCA Oustanding Service Award
  • Kappa Delta Pi (Honor Society), Mansfield University (1966)
  • Counselor Recognition Award as President of the Warren County School Counselor Association (2000)
  • Democratic Woman of the Year Award 2002 (Founding President of Monroe County Democratic Women)
  • Federal Emergency Management Award 2005 (Appreciation for service during the floods)
  • Certificate of Appreciation - 3rd Annual Tobacco Summit 2006
  • Monroe County Veterans Affairs Appreciation 2006 (Participation in the Global War Against Terrorism Recognition Program) 
  • Latino Task Force of Monroe County Recognition Award (2007)
  • Salvation Army - Appointed to the rank of Captain (2007)
  • Pennsylvania Federation of Democratic Women (2008) Outstanding Elected Democratic Woman Award 
  • Veterans Affairs Award (2008) Recognition for Commemorating our 20th Century War Period Veterans
  • Animal Welfare Society of Monroe Recognition Award 2009 (Assistance in founding a no-kill County animal shelter)
  • Mansfield University Society of Honors Alumni Citation Award 2010
  • Cambridge Who's Who Registry of Executives and Professionals (2010 Recognition Award)
  • Pocono Action Lambda Society 2011 Presidents Award
  • Disabled American Veterans 2011 Commanders Club Leader Recognition.
  • Outstanding Service Award BB/BS (Big Brothers Big Sisters) 2014.
  • Mental Health Developmental Services 2014 Advocate Award.
  • Burnley Workshop Appreciation Award 2015
  • Boystown Appreciation Award 2015
  • Big Brothers - Big Sisters Appreciation Award 2015

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