Republican Ryan Conrad, 32, said Tuesday he will seek re-election to the Lower Macungie Township Board of Commissioners.
For the three open seats there are now five candidates.
Conrad is joined by incumbents Ron Eichenberg and Roger Reis, and by Ron Beitler and Brian Higgins.
Conrad is the chief executive officer of the Lehigh Valley Association of Realtors, a not-for-profit trade association comprising approximately 2,000 area real estate professionals.
He serves on the Lehigh County Housing Authority Board of Directors and has s served on committees with the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce, Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation and the Lehigh Valley Coalition on Affordable Housing.
Conrad earned a bachelor's degree in political science with a concentration in criminal justice from East Stroudsburg University and a master's degree in political science from the Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy which is part of the State University of New York at Albany.