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Lisa Boeving-Learned

Running for State Representative, District 8
Pennsylvania
Election: Nov. 6, 2018

Lisa Boeving-Learned is a former US Army soldier, a retired police sergeant, a Mercer County resident. Lisa grew up in a working-class family outside of Pittsburgh. At 19, she joined the Army, serving as a Military Intelligence Specialist in the National Security Agency. During her 25 years as a police officer, Lisa intentionally chose assignments that allowed her to work directly with the people in her community, enabling her to truly make a difference in their lives. Some of the projects she championed include:

•Community partnerships to reduce homelessness and crime by providing housing and job opportunities

•A proactive strategy to identify and monitor sex offenders—work which received the Department of Justice’s “Best Practice” endorsement for innovative policing

•Outreach and support to victims of domestic violence Lisa is a member of Equality Pennsylvania, an organization dedicated to fighting for fairness, equality, and justice.