Mayor CourtrightFred Courtright has been Mayor of Mount Pocono since August 2013. His term runs until the end of 2021. Previous to being mayor, Fred served as a Borough Councilman and as a member of the Planning Commission. He currently serves on the Pocono Mountain Regional Police Commission, the Board of the Pocono Mountain Regional EMS, the Monroe County Women’s Commission, and several other non-profit boards. He is a former Vice President of the Monroe County League of Women Voters. He started a literary rights agency in 1989, The Permissions Company, Inc. and continues as its president, administering copyrights and permissions for more than 65 book publishers, agents, authors, and literary estates. He and his wife, the writer Amanda Sumner, have lived in Mount Pocono since 2004 and have 4 children.


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