Sandi Vito

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Sandi Vito
Secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry
In office
April 23, 2009 – 2010
Preceded by Stephen Schmerin
Succeeded by Julia K. Hearthway
Personal details
Political party Democratic

Sandi Vito was the Secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry, a cabinet-level department in the Government of Pennsylvania.[1] She was named Acting Secretary of Labor and Industry in February 2008, replacing Stephen Schmerin.[2] She was confirmed by the Pennsylvania Senate on April 23, 2009 by a vote of 45-5.[3]

Prior to that, she was Chief of Staff to State Senator Christine Tartaglione and political director of the Pennsylvania Democratic Party.[4] She earned a degree in economics from Stockton State University and studied Community and Regional Planning and Urban Studies at Temple University.[4]

She was named to the PoliticsPA list of "Pennsylvania's Smartest Staffers and Operatives."[5] In 2002, she was named to the PoliticsPA "Sy Snyder's Power 50" list of politically influential people in Pennsylvania.[6] She was named to the PoliticsPA "Democratic Dream Team" list of top political operatives in Pennsylvania.[7] She was named to the PoliticsPA list of "Pennsylvania's Most Politically Powerful Women."[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sandi Vito (PA)". Project Vote Smart. Archived from the original on 2009-10-31. 
  2. ^ "GOVERNOR RENDELL NAMES SANDI VITO ACTING SECRETARY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR & INDUSTRY" (Press release). Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. February 2008. Archived from the original on 2009-11-01. 
  3. ^ Barnes, Tom (April 23, 2009). "State Senate confirms environment, labor secretaries". Pittsburgh Post Gazette. 
  4. ^ a b "Sandi Vito - Secretary of Labor & Industry". Governor's Cabinet Officials. Government of Pennsylvania. Archived from the original on 2009-10-31. 
  5. ^ "Pennsylvania's Smartest Staffers and Operatives". PoliticsPA. The Publius Group. Archived from the original on 2004-04-05. 
  6. ^ "Sy Snyder's Power 50". PoliticsPA. The Publius Group. 2002. Archived from the original on 2002-04-21. 
  7. ^ "Democratic Dream Team". PoliticsPA. The Publius Group. 2001. Archived from the original on 2002-08-03. 
  8. ^ "Pennsylvania's Most Politically Powerful Women". PoliticsPA. The Publius Group. 2001. Archived from the original on 2004-02-09.