Washington County

Larry Maggi


Larry Maggi is currently serving his fifth term on the Board of Commissioners of Washington County and currently serving as the board’s vice chairman. He is proud to have been born, raised, educated, and working most of his life in Washington County. Commissioner Maggi believes in Washington County and that it is a great place to work, live, play, and raise families. He is committed to keeping Washington County on the fore front in jobs, low taxes, and quality of life issues as well as keeping our agricultural and country charm.

Commissioner Maggi served proudly in the United States Marine Corps and was honorably discharged in 1971. He graduated from California University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Science degree in education. Prior to being elected commissioner in 2003, he was the sheriff of Washington County for six years, elected in 1997. He served for 24 years with the Pennsylvania State Police as a state trooper. In the last 10 years of his career with the state police he served as a criminal investigator with Troop B in Washington, Pennsylvania.


Personal Life

Commissioner Maggi and his wife Mary Jeanne reside in Buffalo Township. They have four children, and seven grandchildren. He is active in the Claysville United Methodist Church in Claysville, serving as lay speaker, liturgist, and Sunday school teacher for 18 years.


Recognition and Honors

1997 - Excellence award received from California University of Pa. Alumni for his profession
1997 - Sons of the American Revolution Law enforcement man of the year award
1999 - Greater Pittsburgh Italian Heritage award for service to the community
2002 - Senator John Heinz award for performance as the Washington County Sheriff
2002 - Winner of the Liberty Bell Award for his contributions in law enforcement from the Washington County Bar Association
2004 - Canonsburg Italian Heritage Society for contributions to Washington County
2007 - Good Citizens award from the Boy Scouts of America, Mon Valley District
2008 - Medallion of Distinction Award from the California University of Pennsylvania
2009 – Sgt. Karl Taylor Award from Marine Corps Leagues S
2010 - Inducted into the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of fame, Washington / Greene County Chapter
2012 - President's Award from Washington County Fireman's Association
2012 - Tri-County Athletic Director's Award for Excellence in Officiating
2013 - Honoree, Pennsylvania Trolley Museum Roast
2014 - Inducted into the WPIAL Hall of Fame for serving more than 40 years as a wrestling official
2017 - World Class CEO Recognition by the Southpointe CEO Association
2017 - Gibbons Award for Dimensions in Community Service, presented by Mon Valley Hospital

Veterans Organizations

Commissioner Maggi has a passion to help the veterans of Washington County and is involved in the following veteran's organizations:
  v   Claysville American Legion (Paid up for life member)
  v   Mon Valley Leathernecks (Chaplain)
  v   Marine Corps League (Paid up for life member)
  v   Sons of the American Legion
  v   American Legion Riders
  v   Law and Order Committee Chairmen, 25th District American Legion
  v   Washington County Veterans Advisory Board
  v   Chairman of the State Law and Order Committee, Department of Pennsylvania American Legion
  v   Camp director of the Pennsylvania American Legion / State Police Youth Week camp (held yearly at Scotland School for Veterans Children)
  v   Blue Knights organization

Community & Governmental Organizations

Commissioner Maggi is honored to represent Washington County and serve on a number of community and governmental organizations and boards:

  v   Community Action Southwest
  v   Washington County Health Partners
  v   Board of Southwest Pennsylvania Corporation, Pittsburgh
  v   Executive Board Southwest Pennsylvania Corporation, Pittsburgh
  v   County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania, Courts and Corrections Committee
  v   Washington County Conservation District
  v   Washington County Chamber of Commerce
  v   Pittsburgh Regional Alliance, Pittsburgh
  v   Board of California University Council of Trustees, Vice Chairman
  v   Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame Committee, Washington and Greene Counties

Other Organizations

Commissioner Maggi is also involved in the following organizations:
  v   Canonsburg Italian Heritage Society
  v   California University of Pennsylvania Alumni Board
  v   Greater Pittsburgh Italian Society
  v   Pennsylvania State Troopers Association
  v   State Police Fraternal Order of Police
  v   P.I.A.A. football official
  v   P.I.A.A. wrestling official
  v   Ten P.I.A.A. state wrestling tournaments
  v   24 all-star wrestling matches (U.S. vs. Pennsylvania)
  v   Five high school nationals
  v   Numerous WPIAL championships
  v   Honored in 1999 as Pennsylvania's outstanding wrestling official
  v   Washington County Wrestling Officials Association (Current president)
  v   Mon Valley Police Chief's Association
  v   Pennsylvania Sheriff's Association


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