Samantha Kaag is the mayor of the West Reading Borough, whose primary role is to look after public safety, oversight the police department, take care of the community’s involvement, and work hand-in-hand with the Borough Council. She is tackling the critical situation quite delicately and doing all she can to maintain law and peace in the region after Pennsylvania Chocolate Factory Blast.
Mayor Samantha Kaag (who is somewhere in her late 20s or early 30s) originally belongs to Ithaca, New York area, and moved to West Reading in 2009. Unlike other people informing about their educational details, Mayor Samantha Kaag maintains her personal life away from the media.
On LinkedIn, she has given the list of licenses and certifications only; describing that she owes a certification in Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)- which expires in March 2022, and Certified Borough Official- issued in April 2021.
Samantha Kaag Career
Samantha serves the position of a community advocate who is dedicated to investing in West Reading. Currently, she is serving the position of a borough councilwoman and sits on the chair handling the various communities such as Town and Gown, Recreation, Environmental Advisory Council, and Personnel, along with being the West Reading Community Garden Manager.
She is also certified to serve the position of protecting and serving the community as part of a volunteer Firefighter/EMT at the West Reading Fire Department. Samantha runs for the chair of Mayor of West Reading, where her goal or objective is to maintain harmony concerning the traditions, maintain flexibility with the times, and handle the various concerns before they spiral into issues.
She also hopes to maintain the positive relationship between West Reading and the rest of the Borough administration including business owners, residents, and various communities by directly managing and directing them.
Mayor Samantha also owes a certification in being a Borough Official and has been certified in giving her time and attention to time Borough Council, and her Emergency Services background. She took her role after getting fully prepared and ready for the day to serve the community and those who reside within the place; both effectively and efficiently.
Mayor of West Reading
Samantha became the first female and the current mayor of West Reading, a Berks County of Pennsylvania borough. She already belongs to a Democratic party and since childhood wanted to have government positions in her life. She began her career as a volunteer firefighter/EMT in Shillington.
Later, she shifted to West Reading’s department and subsequently went on to serve the borough council. She ran elections against Carl Garman (R) and won in November 2021. After that, she officially began her tenure in January 2022. Back in June 2022, she celebrated pride month and successfully raised the first LGBTQ+ at the West Reading Borough Hall.
Mayor Samantha Kaag Biography
|Real Name||Samantha Kaag|
|Age (as of 2023)||30s|
|Native||Ithaca, New York, USA|
|Hometown||Reading, Pennsylvania, USA|
|Who is her husband?||Patrick Kaag|
Based on Mayor Samantha Kaag’s Facebook account, she is married in 2020 and her husband’s name is Patrick Kaag. Seeing her Insta profile, she often remains connected with various people, families, and children.
Mayor Samantha Kaag is available on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. On Facebook, she has nearly 1K followers and her last post there belongs to date – 25-03-2023, thanking people for food and drinks in case of emergency (on the urge of an explosion in a chocolate factory that killed and injured many).
Most of her recent posts belong to maintaining law and order in the city in the urge of an explosion only. On Twitter, she goes by the handle name – @SamanthaKaag, which she joined back in July 2021. She is also available on Instagram @mayorsamanthakaag, where she gets 963 followers and nearly 1K in the “following list”.
Samantha Kaag Net Worth
As per sources, the annual salary for a mayor in Pennsylvania is around $65,000 to $78,000 per year. Although there is no clear description of Mayor Samantha Kaag’s net worth, we assume it is nearly $3 to $5 million, as of March 2023.