Monday, February 16, 2009
Ben Harris to run for Plano City Council
Harris is a 30-year resident of Plano and is the Incoming Chair of the Leadership Plano Executive Board.
Ben Harris has formally announced his candidacy for Plano City Council Place 2. A 30-year resident of Plano, Harris is the Incoming Chair of the Leadership Plano Executive Board, former Vice-Chair of the City of Plano Parks & Recreation Planning Board, and serves on the Board of Directors of Plano Youth Leadership. Harris also serves on the Plano Independent School District Beaty Early Childhood School Site-based Improvement Committee.
Harris is a graduate of Leadership Plano Class 24 and is a member of the Plano Chamber of Commerce. Additional past community involvement includes serving as a Collin County Grand Juror, a member of the 2006 Collin County Salary Grievance Committee, a member of the 2007 Collin County Bond Program Transportation Subcommittee and a Team Captain for the 2008 Plano Chamber of Commerce Membership Drive.
Harris received a Bachelor of Arts in Government from the University of Texas at Austin after attending and graduating from Plano schools.
Ben and his wife Abby, a fellow Plano Senior High School Graduate and former Plano ISD teacher at Brinker Elementary School, are the proud parents of Lainey Cathryn, who was born in April of 2008. Harris works in Cardiovascular Institutional Sales for Sanofi-Aventis Pharmaceuticals.
The public is invited to the campaign kickoff party which will be held on Thursday, March 5th, from 6-8 PM, at the Angelika Film Center in Plano.
For more information, please visit www.votebenharris.com, or call (972) 618-2683.
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