County resident, Tony Pousosa, announced his candidacy for St. Louis County Executive this evening. He will be running as a Republican and is the only Republican to announce his candidacy to date.
Pousosa has a strong background in municipal government and has worked to encourage growth and new business to his community as an Alderman for the City of Green Park. He was President for the Board of Alderman from 2007-2008. He is also a Board Member of the Green Park Planning and Zoning Commission.
Tony is active with the St. Louis County Municipal League and was a Legislative Affairs Committeeman for the organization during 2010-2011.
He is currently Republican State Committeeman for the 1st Senatorial District and Republican Committeeman for Concord Township. He has been President of the Concord Lemay Republican Club since 2010. Tony ran as a candidate for St. Louis County Council District in 2012.
Tony has been employed at Barnes-Jewish Hospital for 28 years and currently works as a member of the operating room surgical team. He was Patient Care Advisory Council Chairman and has been a member of the committee from 2003-2012. He is the CAM OR Unit Practice Committee Chairman and has been on the Patient Advisory Council of Excellence (PACE) member since 2010.
Community service is an important part of Tony’s background. He has been a volunteer with the St. Louis County Police 3rd & 4th precincts as a member of the Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association 2009 to present and the Citizens Police Academy Alumni Board Member 2009 to 2013. He has also active as a 4th Degree Knights of Columbus member.
Tony has been married to his wife, Gina for 17 years and has two sons, Kyle and Drew.
For more information see his website: http://www.tonypousosa.com/