Councilman James Digwood

Councilman, James Digwood

Councilman James Digwood resides on Center Street with his wife of 47 years JoAnne Fahey Digwood. Joanne has been employed by the Riverside Rehabilitation and Nursing Center for more than 37 years. They are the parents of two sons Daniel, a social studies teacher and Athletic Director in the Riverside School District along with his wife Caitlin and their sons Cooper & Tanner and Darrell and wife Sandy, Darrell is the Program Director at TCC. All reside in Taylor Borough.

Mr. Digwood   was elected to his eight term on council, in which he served as a member of Taylor Borough Council for 31 years.  Prior to becoming a member of council, Mr. Digwood has served the community in various other organizations. Mr. Digwood was a member of the Taylor Recreation Commission, as well as a member of the Taylor Little League Board of Directors and Little League Manager. Mr. Digwood also served as President and coach of the Taylor Midget Basketball Association. Mr. Digwood is  a member of Acacia Lodge No. 579 F&AM and Vice President of the R&L Civic Club, member of the Development Authority of Taylor Borough, Taylor Senior Citizen’s.

Mr. Digwood has been recognized at the state level receiving numerous awards from the Pennsylvania State Association of Borough’s including the Leberknight, Chrostwaite and Sambol Award for my years of service. The PSAB also honored Mr. Digwood with the Distinguished Service Award which recognizes outstanding public service. Mr. Digwood also received the distinction of having attained the credentials of Certified Borough Official (CBO), Council Person of the year and  received the Board of Directors Award.