Thursday, October 16, 2014

Sarah Buttner for State Senate, District 4

From Sarah's website -- A long time resident of Dstrict 4, Sarah (aka "Sally") Buttner is experienced, energetic, and hard working and seeks the honor of serving the 4th District in the Delaware State Senate.

Sarah had a career at the DuPont Company, much of it in the legislative and regulatory arena focused on employee benefit issues. She had the opportunity to represent DuPont on Washington trade groups, to testify to the IRS, and work on a number of legislative and regulatory issues. She also led a number of committees in the trade associations.

Sarah was Policy Advisor to the Commissioners of the Public Service Commission, the agency that regulates certain public utilities. From there, she established her own consultancy and works with Delaware State agencies on energy policy issues.

Sarah is active in her community. She is a member of Westminster Presbyterian Church and has served as Deacon. She is a member of her neighborhood's maintenance, sign and by-laws committees. She is a past civic association president. She was co-chair of White Clay Bicycle Club's fund raising Shore Fire Century and member of its Executive Committee. She is a member of the Delaware Nature Society, and the Nature Conservancy. She is Treasurer of the Delaware Chapter of the Energy Services Coalition, and a member of the Delaware Valley Green Building Council.

Sarah holds a Masters in Energy and Environmental Policy from the University of Delaware, a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Delaware, and a Bachelors Degree, Cum Laude, in Economics from Randolph College.

Sarah is an avid bicyclist and rode from the border with Canada back to her house this past June. You can read all about the adventure in this 2 part series on Delaware Bikes.

Sally, firmly in control on the climbs during the 2014 Hawk Mountain Weekend in May. This 3 day tour included two days of approximately 100 miles, and a lesser day in the 80± range.

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