Councilman-elect Ed Sobash is a 20 year West U resident, but grew up in small steel town (Sharon) in western PA. He joined the USAF after high school and was trained as a radar technician. Following his enlistment he came to Houston to attend UH as an Electrical Engineer where he met his future bride Denise. Their first home was in Bellaire for four years but eventually they found a 1932 bungalow in West U. Denise and Ed have two high school daughters Lauren and Claire who attend HSPVA and CVHS respectively. Ed served two terms (2013-2017) on the ZBA prior to running for Council.