On Jan. 3, Brenton Davis took office as the seventh Erie County executive. As the first Republican elected to the office since 2002, his transition team assembled between his election and inauguration featured recognizable names on both sides of the aisle. What is his vision for his administration moving forward? What priorities will be set in the first hundred days? How will he govern through the Covid-19 pandemic? Find out from the County Executive himself, as Davis will discuss his administration, key opponents, his plans for year one, and beyond.
Covid-19 policies will be in effect throughout programming, please review the JES Covid-19 policy here. Patrons will need to show their vaccination cards or proof of a negative test. While Erie County remains on alert, masks will be required. Advanced registration is required for all JES events. Tickets will not be sold at or during events. Community Discussion Lunch 'n' Learn programs are $10/person for admission + a brown bag lunch, and $5/person for admission without a lunch. All JES programming is free to all Erie County students with advanced registration and proof of enrollment at event check-in. To register with the student discount, use the coupon code "eriecountystudents" and make sure to bring proof of enrollment to the programs you register for. Payments must be made at registration. Visa, MasterCard, AMEX, and Discover accepted. Cash payments are no longer accepted by the Jefferson.
Brenton Davis enlisted in the U.S. Navy at 17, trained in search and rescue, then served during the Iraq War. He later joined the U.S. Army Reserves, rising through the ranks during a 21-year active and reserve military career. Currently, Mr. Davis is a Captain and teaches Military Science at Edinboro University. He holds a master’s degree in economic development from Penn State Behrend. On January 3, 2022, Mr. Davis was sworn in as the seventh Erie County executive.