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Ed Yerha photoVital Statistics

Place of Birth: Paterson, NJ

Date of Birth: 1949

Other placed (cities) lived: Haledon, NJ; New York, NY

Number of Years as Cary Resident: Since 1995

Number of terms served on Town Council (including current): 2012-2013 (first term -- appointed); 2013-2017 (second term); 2017 - 2021 (third term)

Expiration Date of current term: December 2021

Other political offices and/or appointments held, now or in the past: Mayor Pro Tem; Chairman, Cary Planning & Zoning Board; Vice-Chair, Cary Sister Cities Commission; Cary Zoning Board of Adjustment; Town Center Area Plan Citizens Advisory Committee; Downtown Parking Committee; Historic Resources Master Plan Advisory Committee; Historic Preservation Survey Committee

Other occupations or previous employers of interest: IBM 1974-2005, Lenovo 2005 - 2015


Degree(s) obtained: B.A.

School(s) attended:
New York University

Primary areas of study:
English, Linguistics, Metropolitan Leadership


Marital Status: Married

Number of children: 2

Number of school-age children: 0

Number of grandchildren: 2

Number of school-age grandchildren: 2

Church, religious denomination: Resurrection Lutheran Church

Current Civic Club Membership(s): Friends of The Page-Walker Hotel; Sister Cities Association; Heart of Cary Association; Friends of Hemlock Bluffs

Current Charitable Work, Association(s): Various church activities

Current Party Affiliation: