Thomas (T.J.) Yablonski

Thomas (T.J.) Yablonski

Tom Wolf For Governor

Scranton, Pennsylvania Area
Government Administration

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Thomas (T.J.) Yablonski's Overview

  • Aquatics and Recreation Supervisor at Eagle Lake Community Association
  • Staff Assistant For Senator Bob Casey at United States Senate
  • Assistant Field Director at Corey O’Brien & Jeanette Mariani for Lackawanna County Commissioners

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Thomas (T.J.) Yablonski's Summary

Specialties: Proficient in PC technology, Windows XP, MS Office 2010, (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) Internet, email, MS Internet Explorer.

Thomas (T.J.) Yablonski's Experience

Regional Field Director

Tom Wolf For Governor

April 2014Present (7 months) Scranton, Pennsylvania Area

Legislative Assistant For State Represenatative Kevin Haggerty

Pennsylvania House of Representatives

Government Agency; 501-1000 employees; Legislative Office industry

December 2012Present (1 year 11 months) Dunmore PA

-Assists constituents with questions and concerns relating to state agencies and state governmental matters.
-Works directly with local businesses and organizations on obtaining state funding and grants for projects.
-Assists in planning offical events sponsored by the State Representative.
-In charge of maintaining the State Representative’s social media sites. (Facebook & Twitter)
-In charge of researching legislation and policy concepts and drafting legislation proposals for the State Representative.
- One of the point persons to staff the Representative at events.

Aquatics and Recreation Supervisor

Eagle Lake Community Association

May 2010November 2012 (2 years 7 months) Covington Township Pa

- As an aquatics and recreation supervisor I have managed a staff of roughly 50 to 60 employees.
- Oversaw the daily activities of Eagle Lake’s aquatics and recreation staff and one of the point persons for complaints and concerns of residents within the community.
- Responsible for determining employees starting wage and scheduling employees bi-weekly.
- Responsible for interviewing and selecting job candidates and evaluating employees’ performance. Responsible for initiating disciplinary actions when necessary.

Staff Assistant For Senator Bob Casey

United States Senate

Government Agency; 1001-5000 employees; Legislative Office industry

January 2011May 2011 (5 months) Scranton, Pennsylvania Area

Assist constituents with questions and concerns over the phone, through letters and in person.
-Perform casework on behalf of constituents with federal government agencies.
-Aide to the Senator when attending events in Northeastern Pennsylvania

Assistant Field Director

Corey O’Brien & Jeanette Mariani for Lackawanna County Commissioners

January 2011May 2011 (5 months) Scranton

•Responsible for implementing a field plan which detailed the best and most efficient ways to perform voter outreach. Also, responsible for preparing scripts and survey questions for voter outreach.
•Tracking voter responses and questions in a data base called Votebuilder which were gained through voter outreach
•Writing campaign and fundraising letters on behalf of the candidates.

Regional Field Organizer

Carney for Congress

July 2010November 2010 (5 months)

-Managed field organization responsibilities in three counties in the 10th Congressional District (Lycoming, Sullivan, Tioga).
-Also managed the field organization responsibilities of the largest city in the district (Williamsport).
-Developed and delivered an informational presentation about the Congressman Carney's campaign and accomplishments to a diverse audience organized by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and Community Alliance for Progressive Positive Action (CAPPA).
-Attended events and receptions with and on behalf of Congressman Carney.
-Coordinated political events for the Congressman to attend with several community organizations.
-Responsible for making/managing between four hundred to five hundred phone calls per day on behalf of Congressman Carney's campaign.
-Performed college outreach to The University of Scranton, Lycoming College, and Pennsylvania School of Technology.
-Recruited and organized volunteers and volunteer activities.
-Used Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint to develop spreadsheets and documents to create schedules, track volunteer assignments, and work hours.
-Worked closely with community and civic leaders informing them how Congressman Carney's political agenda benefits the country, the district, and the local communities.


Eagle Lake Community Association

June 2008July 2010 (2 years 2 months)

Performed Lifeguard duties
-Certified Lifeguard
-Certified in CPR/AED and First Aid
-Swim Instructor for Youth Program
-General Maintenance and Repairs during off season

Northeast Director for College Outreach

Citizens for Arlen Specter

Nonprofit; 11-50 employees; Political Organization industry

September 2009May 2010 (9 months)

-Coordinated College Outreach with students on college campuses throughout a fourteen county area.
-Attended events and receptions with and on behalf of Senator Specter.
-Organized media events and public appearances by the Senator on college campuses.
-Responsible for recruiting and organizing volunteers for the campaign efforts.
-Coordinated a "Students for Specter" coalition.
-Responsible for phone banking and canvassing neighborhoods.
-Met with potential voters to educate them on Senator Specter's political views and voting record.
-Conducted voter registration drives.
-Served as a surrogate for Senator Specter for several speaking engagements.


Chris Doherty for Mayor

March 2009November 2009 (9 months)

-Co-Organized student group, “University of Scranton Students for Chris Doherty”.
-Conducted phone banks, door to door canvassing, and poll watching.
-Assisted in organizing a Mayoral debate on The University of Scranton’s campus

Government Agency; 1001-5000 employees; Legislative Office industry

September 2008September 2009 (1 year 1 month)

-Assisted constituents with questions and concerns over the phone and in person.
-Performed casework on behalf of constituents with federal government agencies.
-Researched legislation and assisted with drafting memorandums and provided input into briefings for the Senator.

Professional Detailer

Covington Car Care Center

May 2004June 2009 (5 years 2 months)

-Detailed Automobiles
-Customer Service to include; sales, appointments, & billing
-Responsible for opening and closing business

Thomas (T.J.) Yablonski's Skills & Expertise

  1. Customer Service
  2. Politics
  3. Community Outreach
  4. Sales
  5. Leadership
  6. Public Relations
  7. Fundraising
  8. Policy
  9. Public Speaking
  10. Proposal Writing
  11. Social Media
  12. Legislative Relations
  13. Research

Thomas (T.J.) Yablonski's Education

University of Scranton

Bachelors, Political Science and History


Activities and Societies: Member of College Democrats (2006 -2010) -President of College Democrats (2009-2010), Member of Pre-Law Society (2006 - 2010) -Vice President of Pre-Law Society (2009 - 2010), Member of Habitat for Humanity (2008 - 2010), Co-Editor of The University of Scranton Polity Journal

North Pocono High School

High School Degree


Thomas (T.J.) Yablonski's Additional Information

Groups and Associations:

Lackawanna County Young Democrats, American Cancer Society

Honors and Awards:

Deans's List (4 out of 8 semesters), Nominated for Who's Who Among Students

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