Vote Pierre Richard Augustin, MPA, MBA for Council of District 6 of Prince George's County to serve residents of South Bowie, Capitol Heights, District Heights, Forestville, Kettering, Largo, Mitchellville, and Upper Marlboro. I am running this campaign to win. Please vote for Pierre Richard Augustin in the Primary Election of June 24, 2014.
Candidate name: Pierre Richard Augustin, MPA, MBA
Running For: Council in District 6 to serve the residents of South Bowie, Capitol Heights, District Heights, Forestville, Kettering, Largo, Mitchellville, and Upper Marlboro, MD of Prince George's County.
Party affiliation: Democrat
Place of residence: Upper Marlboro, Maryland
Date of birth: Aug. 11, 1967
President/CEO: AdMerk.mobi & AdMerk Corp. Inc. since 2002
AdMerk Corp. Inc: Private Investigations & Security Services
Protective Service Officer: E&A Protective Services, Contractor for Department of Homeland Security
Sworn Special Police Officer: Washington DC Metro Police Department (2011-2013)
Substitute Teacher: Fairfax County Public Schools (2007-2011) & City of Lowell, Lowell, Massachusetts (2005-2007)
Prince George's County is a county located in the U.S. state of Maryland, immediately north, east, and south of Washington, D.C. As of the 2010 census, the population was 863,420. It is home to Joint Base Andrews and is a part of the Baltimore-Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Area, with its county seat being Upper Marlboro. The Prince George's County Council approved budget for fiscal 2014 is $2.7 billion. The unemployment rate is 7.1% (Jul 2013).
1. Who is Mr. Pierre-Richard AUGUSTIN?
Pierre Richard Augustin believes that fresh ideas are essential in politics. Pierre Richard Augustin is a person of integrity, authentic and pragmatic that has been trained for public service to solve problems and improve the lives of others. Pierre Richard Augustin will speak the truth and embody the voices, values, hopes, ideas and aspirations of his constituent.
It is important to note that Pierre Richard Augustin's forefathers, the Chasseurs-Volontaires de Saint-Domingue, consisting of over 500 gens de couleur - free men of color or as free black men volunteers not slaves, from the Caribbean Island of Hispaniola—fought on the French side under the command of the French Admiral the Comte d'Estaing and General Benjamin Lincoln for the Continental Army in the American War of Independence from England.
Pierre Richard Augustin's forefathers shed their blood alongside American colonial troops against the British in the Siege of Savannah, Georgia of September 15th to October 20th 1779.
The picture and wording above are from a monument that was constructed in Franklin Square of Savanah, Georgia, USA 230 years later, on October 11, 2009 to honor the Haitian soldiers who gave their lives in the American war for Independence: one of the most significant foreign contributions to the American Revolutionary War that ultimately led to the creation of the United States of America.
Hispaniola was the site of the first European colonies founded by Christopher Columbus on his voyages in 1492 and 1493. Hispaniola is now made up of two countries, Haiti being the first free black republic in the western hemisphere and the Dominican Republic.
Pierre Richard Augustin shares the same birth town with Jean-Jacques Audubon born in Les Cayes in the French colony of Saint-Domingue (now Haiti) who migrated to the United States and made significant contribution in the United States to the understanding of bird anatomy and behavior through his field notes.
In 1905, the National Audubon Society was incorporated and named in his honor. Pierre Richard Augustin proudly stand on the shoulders of his forefathers in his quest of public office to make a positive contribution to our country, the United States of America and more specifically in Prince George's County, Maryland.
Pierre Richard Augustin was born in August 11, 1967 in Les Cayes. At a young age, his parents fulfilled his dream to attend school in Paris, France due to his desires to follow the footsteps of his forefathers. Then, Pierre Richard Augustin attended high schools in New York and Massachusetts.
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"Mr. Augustin...Your actions are that of a truly great American who still believes there is justice. My older son was a lifetime law enforcement officer and in the military. My younger son was a firefighter/paramedic his entire career. They both fervently believed in standing up for those who cannot defend or protect themselves. Were they here, they would be honored to know you. - Sincerely, Barbara”
Vote Pierre Richard AUGUSTIN for Council in District 6
Pierre Richard Augustin holds a B. S. in Political Science with Business and Economics Minor, a Master of Business Administration (MBA) and a Master of Public Administration (MPA).
I am working very hard to earn your vote for Council of District 6 to serve residents of South Bowie, Capitol Heights, District Heights, Forestville, Kettering, Largo, Mitchellville, and Upper Marlboro. I am running this campaign to win. Please vote for Pierre Richard AUGUSTIN for Council in District 6 of Prince George's County in the Democratic Primary Election of June 24, 2014.
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Vote Pierre Richard AUGUSTIN in the Democratic Primary Election of June 24, 2014 for Council in District 6 of Prince George's County, MD to serve the residents of South Bowie, Capitol Heights, District Heights, Forestville, Kettering, Largo, Mitchellville, and Upper Marlboro.
Tel: (301)761-4347 Email: PierreAugustin@paugustin.com
"Hi Mr. Augustin..., I live in Arlington VA, but I want to send a positive message your way. I commend your initiative and want to let you know that there are people out here who believe in and support your cause; not only in your community, but in communities everywhere. Dedicated and creative-minded people are hard to find, but they (we) are out here. Good luck and never give up!"
1.1 Comments made by My Son, Serge
Pierre Richard Augustin son's, Serge Augustin, a Defensive Lineman #90 and senior college football player at Mercyhurst University in Erie, Pennsylvania said the following:
"Hey mom and dad. I just want to tell you that I really love you guys and I miss you a lot. Thank you for being my #1 fans and always doing your best to provide for me in whatever way possible. God couldn't have blessed me with any better parents.
Without both of you I wouldn't have made it this far. You guys are the best parents ever. I can't say thank you enough for everything you do for me. I know I am not the easiest kid to deal with at time because I don't listen. I need your help with following this football dream. I know I can make it with your help and support."
Pro Day - March 4, 2014, Serge said: "I got some Great News today from my agent. I have a Pro Day coming up March 4th at Slippery Rock University. I found out today after my workout. Anybody who knows me knows I'm emotional so I cried out of happiness and Thanking God for Opening doors for me. Man I am just so Blessed and Just want to give God the Glory because He made this Possible. So happy to be living out my dream. Thanks everybody for your support and praying for me. Come March 4th I will show out for the Man Upstairs.", http://www.paugustin.com/about_pierre
1.2 A Few Words About My Son, Bertrand
My son Bertrand first picture in uniform at Army Basic Training. I am proud of you. Love Dad...
1.3 A Few Word About My Son, Napoleon
Napoleon is a natural born salesperson. In a matter of days, from door to door, he raised all the funds needed for hotel and accommodations to participate in the wrestling national in North Dakota. That was very impressive!!! I am proud of him. Love Dad.
1.4 A Few Words About My Daughter, Marcy
Marcy ultimate dream and goal is to play the point guard position at one of the top NCAA Division I Women's College Basketball program. Marcy's basketball experiences started at the age of 7 at her school, Mantua Elementary, Fairfax, Virginia and helped her teams won two championships under different coaches. Then, Marcy joined an AAU travel team and played year round as Point Guard.
Basically, my wife and I have been the soccer mom or dad per say. In addition of taking Marcy to the team practices at least 3 times per week and with her personal trainer, I have watched all of Marcy's local games and every AAU nationals games in Monroe, Louisiana (9U); Orlando, Florida (10U); Tennessee (11U); Ohio (12u); Orlando, Florida (13u) and traveled to Germany with her high school basketball team. In the 2011 summer league of Falls Church for 12u in Northern Virginia, Marcy was voted MVP (2011-2012) by the coaches for the County Select Basketball, Patriot Division. Basketball is her life and she loves it...
1.5 A Few Words About My Wife, Briget
As they say, save the best for last. My wife Briget root is in Cameroon, Africa. According to Avline Ava, the founder of ARK Jammers, eighty-seven African Americans traced their roots to Cameroon, Central Africa through DNA blood test.
Briget holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering and a Master of Material Science from the University of Massachusetts Lowell in Massachusetts. She has worked at Intel Corporation, Abbot Laboratories and the United States Patent Office, Alexandria, Virginia.
Without her encouragement and support to stay focus, I would not have obtained my Political Science and Masters of Public Administration degree. I am forever grateful and thankful to God for her presence in my life and my children as well.
2. Why Pierre Richard Augustin is running for Political Office?
Sixteen years later, suddenly reflective and thinking back to his trainings to solve problems and improve the life of others, Pierre Richard Augustin is now ready to serve and to advocate for 1) stronger schools, 2) safer streets and 3) high paying jobs for the residents of Prince George's County, Maryland.
3. What makes Pierre Richard Augustin a Worthy Candidate?
Pierre Richard Augustin possesses the educational and intellectual acumen to help bring new wealth into Prince George’s County by contributing in the formulation of policy to increase revenues and jobs.
As a small business owner, Pierre Richard Augustin will be the voice for businesses of South Bowie, Capitol Heights, District Heights, Forestville, Kettering, Largo, Mitchellville and Upper Marlboro, MD. You can peruse Pierre Richard Augustin "small business proposal" at http://www.paugustin.com/business.
Not only does Pierre Richard Augustin understand the social and economical challenges facing Prince George’s County, he is capable of articulating the needs to improve k-12 education, reduce the crime rate and advance the economic growth of Prince George’s county.
4. ***What Can You Do To Help?***
DONATE Online Today at http://paugustin.com/contribute
Please donate your time for:
1. Campaigning door-to-door
2. Hosting House Parties or Fundraiser
3. Making telephone calls
4. Helping at the polls on Election Day
Financial donations needed to:
1. Print campaign brochures
2. Social media outreach
3. Plan fundraising events
4. Get Out The Vote Drive
5. Snacks & beverages for volunteers
If you want to send a check by mail, please send it to...
Friends of Pierre Richard AUGUSTIN, P.O. Box 825, Upper Marlboro, MD 20773
According to Maryland Law, a person can contribute no more than $4,000 to one Maryland campaign finance entity and a total of $10,000 to all Maryland campaign finance entities during the four year election cycle ending Dec 31, 2014.
DONATE Online Today at http://paugustin.com/contribute
Thank you, Pierre Richard AUGUSTIN, MPA, MBAGoogle+
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