Anthony Traficanti

Commissioners Office
Title: Commissioner

Term Start Date: January 2, 2005

Birthplace: Youngstown, Ohio

  • 1984 Graduate of Poland Seminary High School
  • 1990 Bachelor of Science in Applied Science (B.S.A.S.)Youngstown State University
  • Emphasis area; Criminal Justice
  • 1993 Master of Science in Education(MS.ED) Youngstown State University
  • Emphasis area; Community Counseling
  • Licensed Social Worker (L.S.W.) State of Ohio
  • Certified Case Manager (CCM)

Present Employment
  • Businessman, Trucking, Real estate, Carwash!
  • Sworn in as Mahoning County Commissioner on January 2, 2005, to present- serving 4 consecutive terms!
  • As Commissioner, successfully consolidated County Agencies into the Oakhill Renaissance Center.
  • As Commissioner, stabilized revenue streams to support a fully functional Jail, stabilizing the Criminal Justice System of Mahoning County.
  • Chairman, Mahoning County, Solid Waste Management District Board of Policy Committee
  • Mahoning Columbiana Training Association
  • Planning Commission
  • EDATA General
  • Investment Advisory Committee

Past Employment
  • Appointed 'Administrator' by the Office of the Clerk, United States House of Representatives (06/02-01/03)
  • 1991 to 07/02 held various positions serving the 17th Congressional District under former Congressman James A. Traficant, Jr., as Congressional Liaison, Chief of Staff, and Regional Director of the 17th Congressional District!
  • I have held Office of Precinct Committeeman. 1998-Present
  • Instructed courses at YSU, which included Political Sociology, Juvenile Delinquency, Criminal Justice, and Jail Management.
  • Served as 'Regional Director' for the 17th Congressional District Office, I was in charge of three counties (Mahoning, Columbiana, and Trumbull) whereby I worked directly with most Local Officials and every major constituency group in our valley.
  • I have had the privilege of working in Washington, D.C. as the Congressional Liaison for 8 years on various projects for the 17th Congressional District.
Various hobbies include; professional guitar player, and collector of Historic Gibson Custom Shop Guitars, playing in various bands, family time, and occasional trips to Atlantic City, and Italy!


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