Allentown resident Geoff Brace plans to announce his campaign for Lehigh County commissioner.

Brace plans to make the announcement Monday evening at the West End Youth Center, at 848 N. 20th Street in Allentown).

The event begins at 5:30 p.m. and remarks will follow at 6 p.m.

Brace intends to run for current commisioner Dan McCarthy's spot since McCarthy isn't running for re-election to the District 4 seat.

Brace was born in the West End, which is part of District 4.

“As commissioner, I will bring my experience serving the people, helping small businesses grow and add jobs and supporting revitalization across Pennsylvania,” says Brace.

He is currently legislative assistant to State Representative Mike Schlossberg.