Mr. John Diplacido was born and raised in Erie, Mr. Diplacido and wife Susan moved to Millcreek in 1990 with their 5 children. Growing up in Erie, Mr. Diplacido attended Gannon University and then joined the United States Air Force in 1969 as a Communication Technician. After an honorable discharge from USAF, Mr. Diplacido worked several jobs at General Electric while attending night school to complete his BSEE, MSE and MBA degrees at Gannon University. During his time at GE, while working as a staff facility Electrical engineer, Mr. Diplacido earned the PA Professional Engineer Licensure. and retired in 2009 after 42 years as a Senior Electrical Engineer.
Mr. Diplacido has served as an appointed Board member of the Millcreek Township Sewer Authority for 27 years until Authority disbanded in 2018, serving as President for several years. Member and former President of local church Parish Council for several years and volunteer for church festival activities. Serving as the MTSD representative at the Erie County Tech School Joint Operating Committee, including past President, since 2011