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  Urban, Stephen A.
NameStephen A. Urban
Address166 Willow Street
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania 18702, United States
Born October 27, 1952 (69 years)
ContributorBarack O-blame-a
Last ModifedLuzerne County Historian
May 09, 2019 06:39pm
InfoOccupation: Lieutenant Colonel, Retired

Military Service: U.S. Army, 1970-75, U.S. Army, 1977-96.

Family: Two adult children

Religion: Roman Catholic

Political Career: County Commissioner, Luzerne County, Jan. 2000 - Present

U.S. Naval War College - Master of Arts degree in National Security and Strategic Studies
Golden Gate University - Master of Public Administration in Justice Administration.
Kings College - Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice.
U.S. Army Command and General Staff College.
National Defense University - Emerging Information Technologies -- Reengineering the Organization -- Public Policy for the Information Age......
Management and Supervisory Training - Total Quality Management -- Quality Advantage and Quality Action Team Training -- Enhancing the Awareness and Sensitivity Toward the Disabled -- Identifying Sex Role Stereotypes and Sex Discrimination......
Military Training - Communications, Maintenance Management, Supply Management, Administration......

Pentagon, Army Headquarters, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence, Foreign Intelligence, and Science and Technology Directorates - Managed life cycle threat intelligence for million and billion dollars Army Programs.
Third US Army/US Army Forces Central Command, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Southern Iraq - Communications Operations Officer and Forward Communications Officer -- Operation Desert Shield/Storm.
Associate Director of Operations - managed the operations of an Army Research, Development and Acquisition Center employing over 300 people with a mission/customer budget that exceeded 216 million dollars.
Assistant Professor of Military Science.
Experience with Law Enforcement and Intelligence
Transportation - Managed a transportation organization which employed 298 people who operated and maintained 645 commercial vehicles used for school, taxi and military operations -- Managed a petroleum distribution facility and a bus terminal.
Commander - Communications Company with 192 Soldiers -- Commander Headquarters Company with 126 Soldiers -- responsible for real property, security services -- worked with the Army Corps of Engineers on military construction projects.
Five years enlisted service - Private to Staff Sergeant -- Service in Vietnam.
Farm Worker, Shoe Factory Employee, Cooks Helper, Retail Sales.


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Wife Linda J. Stets Urban 00, 0000-
Son Stephen J. Urban 1973-

  11/03/2015 Luzerne County Council At-Large Won 5.75% (-35.12%)
  05/19/2015 Luzerne County Council At-Large - D Primary Won 11.10% (-3.52%)
  05/19/2015 Luzerne County Council At-Large - R Primary Lost 0.63% (-24.93%)
  05/21/2013 Luzerne County Controller - D Primary Lost 40.87% (-18.27%)
  11/08/2011 Luzerne County Council At-Large (Top 6) Won 17.15% (-0.99%)
  11/08/2011 Luzerne County Council At-Large Won 4.97% (-0.29%)
  05/17/2011 Luzerne County Council At-Large - D Primary Won 5.24% (+0.00%)
  11/02/2010 PA State Senate 14 Lost 38.88% (-16.69%)
  05/18/2010 PA Lieutenant Governor - R Primary Lost 4.48% (-21.73%)
  05/18/2010 PA State Senate 14 - R Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/06/2007 Luzerne County Board of Commissioners Won 23.53% (-3.76%)
  05/15/2007 Luzerne County Board of Commissioners - R Primary Won 33.07% (+12.15%)
  11/04/2003 Luzerne County Board of Commissioners Won 21.35% (-8.17%)
  11/07/2000 PA District 11 Lost 33.57% (-32.84%)
  11/03/1998 PA District 11 Lost 33.16% (-33.68%)
  11/05/1996 PA District 11 Lost 31.99% (-36.01%)
  04/23/1996 PA District 11 - R Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  02/19/2019 Luzerne County Council At-Large - Appointment Won 0.00% (+0.00%)
Luzerne County Council Chair - Jul 31, 2012 D Tim McGinley
Luzerne County Council Chair - Jan 02, 2012 I Abstaining
Luzerne County Council Vice-Chair - Jan 02, 2012 R Rick Morelli