Our Candidates:

Jack O'Brien

Running for Borough Council - Ward 2


Jack was elected to Borough Council in 2013 and took office in January 2014.  He currently serves as the chairman of the Public Safety Committee. He also serves as a member of the Public Works Committee and the Finance and Pension Committee. 

Since January 2016 he has served as an alternate representative on the Central Bucks Regional Police Commission.

Since June 2016 he has served as the Vice President of Borough Council.

Jack and his wife Nancy have resided in the Doylestown Borough since they were married in 1970. They have raised three children and are currently enjoying retirement, as well as their seven grandchildren.

Jack is retired from Lockheed Martin after a successful 40-year career as a program manager and electrical engineer. In the final 12 years as a program manager, he was responsible for managing several multi-year production contracts with the U.S. Navy’s AEGIS Weapon System program, valued in excess of $300 million per year.

Jack is a member of the Institute of Electrical Engineers and the Ancient Order of Hibernians in America Division 3 Doylestown. He is also a member of the Saint Vincent de Paul society of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Doylestown.  He has served as a DAA coach for softball, basketball, baseball and field hockey. He also served as the Scout Master of Troup 24 BSA in Doylestown for several years.

Jack is a graduate of NYU with a Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Engineering (1970) and University of Pennsylvania with a Master of Science in Systems Engineering (1976).