by Fran Maye, Daily Local News, 2/19/17
WEST CHESTER >> Dianne Herrin, vice president of a West Chester-based energy consulting firm and a 17-year borough resident, has announced her candidacy for mayor.
“Like so many women and men who are rising up to engage in our democracy, I cannot sit down. I believe — as I have demonstrated for more than a decade through my service to West Chester — that a healthy democracy begins at home,” said Herrin, who is a Democratic candidate.
Herrin will officially announce her candidacy next Sunday, Feb. 26 at 11 a.m. on the campus of West Chester University. She is vice president of Practical Energy Solutions, a borough-based energy consulting firm, and has served the borough in many volunteer capacities for more than a decade.
Herrin’s platform focuses on tapping into her knowledge of West Chester, relationships with diverse borough citizens and leaders, and managerial experience to fill the important mayoral role as administrative head of the police department.
She will also continue her ongoing commitment to preserve the borough’s historic character and environmental health, and she plans to work with everyone to support West Chester’s local economy while preserving its neighborhoods. …
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