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Name: Mark Cerreta
Occupation: Pfizer Inc. (Pharmaceuticals)
Education: Ashland University (1982) Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
Marketing / Public Affairs
North Canton Hoover (1978)
Political Affiliation: Independent
Office Sought: North Canton Council At Large
Previous Political Office Sought or Held: North Canton Council At Large
Candidate Statement: I am a lifelong resident of North Canton. The son of Carmen and Mildred (Micki) Cerreta. A graduate of , my wife Lauri and I were high school sweethearts. Lauri is presently an elementary teacher in the North Canton City School system. We have three children, Sam, Anna and Joe; all received their values and education in North Canton and are doing very well as young adults.
Our family has been involved in many community programs from sports to school levies, parks, , along with city strategic development plans. This city has been very good to me and my family, and in return we have always given it something to be proud of.
I am in my fifth month of being appointed to a City Council At Large position by its current council members. I have learned a lot and am proud of representing this city as we move into an exciting undiscovered future.
I have a very balanced history and experience in North Canton. I look forward to continuing to representing this city and bringing a renewed sense of respect and integrity in the way it is governed.