Sandi Vito

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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
Education Stockton State University
Temple University

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 Check |url= value (help) 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.