2018 Women Candidates of PA
Party Affiliation: Democrat
Pam is a retired school teacher with 25 years’ experience. She formerly owned two profitable businesses – an antique store and a tutoring company. Additionally, she was a regular volunteer in youth educational and recreational programs. Pam’s platform priorities highlight the necessity to secure proper funding for all Pennsylvania schools. After losing her son to an overdose, Pam has committed herself to find a practical solution to the opioid problem. She wants to provide funding to build businesses, create jobs, improve rural internet access, and grow the state economy. Gerard is endorsed by the Teamsters Local 491 and the UMWA District 2 for her support for workers’ rights.