Mary Rennie has represented Erie County Council’s District 3 since 2020.
She spent her career as a county employee at the Erie County Public Library, starting as a library clerk and retiring in 2017 as library director. In her time at the library, she spearheaded the design of the Blasco Library Master Plan, which included the design and construction of the Idea Lab and Teen Space. She also oversaw design and construction of the Edinboro Branch Library and the Lincoln Community Center Library, the relocation of the Millcreek Branch Library; and the Children’s Library at Blasco.
She was named Disrupt Erie Awards Social Impact Entrepreneur of 2017 for her work on the Idea Lab.
An Erie native, Rennie received a master’s degree from Clarion University and a bachelor’s degree from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania.
She and her husband, Bob, live in the City of Erie. They have five children and one grandchild.
About District 3
District 3 covers Erie’s 2nd Ward District 8; Erie’s 3rd Ward Districts 2, 6 and 7; Erie’s 5th Ward Districts 1, 2, 11 and 20; Erie’s 6th Ward; and Millcreek Township Districts 11, 18, 19 and 20.
The term expires in 2024.