Donna L. Cousins, who co-owns Pennsylvania-based Cousins Self Storage with her husband, Chris, is running for auditor in White Township, Pa. The Republican will face incumbent Democrat Margaret Eyer on the November ballot, according to the source. White Township has three elected auditors.
The Cousins own two self-storage locations in Indiana and Ford City, Pa. The couple also previously owned a restaurant.
In addition to being an entrepreneur with her husband, Donna spent 29 years with the Farm Service Agency inside the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). She began as a county loan clerk and moved up to a farm loan officer. She worked out of the Indiana County, Pa., office, which served a six-country area, the source reported.
Cousins also served as president of the COA/COC Association and has been a member of other local committees. She’s been a resident of White Township for 16 years.
Cousins Self Storage sites feature 24-hour accessibility, security cameras and vehicle storage. Chris and Donna manage the Indiana facility, while they’re son Chris Jr. and his wife, Melissa, operate the Ford City property. Together, the two locations offer 286 units. The Cousins have been self-storage owners for more than 15 years, according to the company website.