Six people have filed petitions to run for two Liberty Township board of trustee seats.

Six people have filed petitions to run for two Liberty Township board of trustee seats.

Two are incumbents. One currently sits on Powell City Council. Three others previously have run for public office.

The top two vote-getters will win election Nov. 3.

Mary Carducci, 47, of Preston Court, has lived in the township since 1993. Her education background includes attending Cuyahoga Community College at age 15 while attending Normandy High School.

She holds a bachelor's in pre-law from Ohio State University and a law degree from Capital University. She is with Carducci & Associates, LLC. She ran for and won a seat on the Delaware County Republican Central Committee, which she currently holds.

Don Grubbs, 47, of Delaney's Circle, has been a Liberty Township resident for 11 years. He holds a bachelor's in biology from Ohio Northern University and a law degree from Ohio State.

He is a partner with the law firm Buckley King LBA. He has served on Powell City Council since 2003 and is serving the term from his 2007 re-election.

He would need to step down from his council seat if elected trustee. He also lost his bid for Delaware County Municipal Court judge in the 2001 primary.

Peggy Guzzo, 44, of Aberdeen Avenue, is a native to Delaware County and has been a Liberty Township resident since 1996. She holds a bachelor's degree in psychology from Ohio State.

She is a stay-at-home mother, community volunteer and township trustee. She was elected to Powell City Council, serving a term from 1998-2002. She moved to the unincorporated area of Liberty Township upon completion of her council term. She was elected to and has served as a Liberty trustees since January 2006. She is seeking re-election. Information on her candidacy is at www.peggyguzzo.com.

Don Rankey Jr., 51, of Woodland Glen Drive, has been a township resident for two years and a resident of Delaware County since 1985.

He holds a bachelor's in business administration from Capital University. He is president of HomeLife Companies Inc., headquartered in Delaware. He served on Delaware City Council from 1997-1999. He ran unsuccessfully for state representative last year.

John Schuette, 73, of Seldom Seen Road, is a lifelong Liberty Township resident. He graduated from Hyatts High School and attended classes in agricultural engineering at Ohio State.

Prior to retirement, he owned of Schuette Construction Co. for 42 years. The company specialized in earthen dams and road construction. He was elected a Liberty trustee for 16 years over a 20-year period. His last term ended in 1989.

Curt Sybert, 48, of Hunters Bend Road, has been a township resident since 1993. He holds a bachelor's in political science, sociology and criminology from Ohio State and a law degree from Capital. He was elected to his current term as Liberty trustee in 2005. He is seeking re-election.