Senator Marco Rubio represents his home state of Florida
Marco Rubio was elected to the U.S. Senate in 2010. Since then, he has dedicated himself to serving the people of Florida.
After growing up in Miami, FL., Rubio attended the University of Florida in 1993, and studied law at the University of Miami. He then went on to be the City Commissioner of West Miami until 2000 when he was elected into the Florida House of Representatives. While in this position, he was elected to be Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives from 2006 to 2008. He was the first Cuban-American to hold the position.
Marco Rubio is son to two immigrants from Cuba who lived the American Dream by working their way into the middle class by working humble jobs – his father was a bartender and his mother was a hotel housekeeper. This instilled in him a strong belief in hard work and the importance of family.
Marco lives in Miami with his wife Jeanette and their four children.
Senator Pat Toomey represents Pennsylvania
Senator Pat Toomey joined the U.S. Senate from Pennsylvania in 2011 on a platform of economic and job growth, restoring fiscal responsibility, and creating stronger, safer communities.
During his time in the Senate, Senator Toomey has successfully led efforts to cut taxes for families, make our business tax code more competitive, end wasteful federal spending, and protect children from abusers.
The Senator serves on the Senate’s Banking, Budget, and Finance committees.
Senator Toomey previously served in the U.S. House of Representatives for six years. Honoring his pledge to limit himself to three terms, he did not seek re-election to the House in 2004.
In addition to his public service, the senator has also worked in the financial services industry, served as president of the Club for Growth, and owned and operated a small restaurant chain in the Lehigh Valley with his brothers.
A graduate of Harvard University, he lives in the Lehigh Valley with his wife, Kris, and their three children.
Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick represents PA’s 1st District
Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick was elected to represent Pennsylvania’s Eighth District in 2016, and after redistricting has since gone on to win re-election in 2018 for Pennsylvania’s First District. In his role, he serves the people of Bucks County and those in northwestern Montgomery County.
For 14 years before running for federal office, Brian was an FBI Supervisory Agent serving our nation by fighting political corruption and supporting global counterterrorism efforts. Brian continued to support America’s values of freedom and democracy in his role as the National Director for the FBI’s Campaign Finance and Election Crimes Enforcement Program and as a national supervisor for the FBI’s Political Corruption Unit where he was known for restoring governmental institutions’ integrity. For his work he has received the FBI Director’s Leadership Award of 2015 and was named “Investigator of the Year by the Federal Law Enforcement Foundation.
While his professional life has led him to serve at a national level, he is still a Pennsylvanian at heart. Brian is a Levittown native and graduate of Bishop Egan High School. He went on to receive degrees from LaSalle University, Penn State University, and Dickinson School of Law. He is a Certified Public Accountant, Emergency Medical Technician as well as an attorney – having previously served as a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney focused on drug crimes.
In the 116th Congress, Brian is a member of the Foreign Affairs and Transportation and Infrastructure committees. Brian is the founding member of the Congressional Citizen Legislature Caucus, a bipartisan group of lawmakers committed to fighting for term limits and Congressional reforms, and a member of the No Labels ‘Problem Solver Caucus.’ His top priorities in Congress are increasing economic opportunity and keeping our nation safe.
Congressman John Joyce represents PA’s 13th District
Dr. John Joyce is a third-generation Altoona resident, where he lives with his wife Alice and their three children. After graduating from Bishop Guilfoyle High School in 1975, Dr. Joyce went on to attend Penn State University where he graduated with honors in a degree in biology. From there he continued his education at Temple University, receiving his M.D. in 1983, and completed a residency in Dermatology at Johns Hopkins. Dr. Joyce is a fellow in the American College of Physicians and the American Academy of Dermatology.
After leaving Johns Hopkins Hospital, Joyce worked with the United States Navy at Portsmouth Naval Hospital in Virginia during Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm. He received commendations from U.S. Navy Rear Admiral David B. LeStage for his work during this time.
Once he had served his country in the Navy, Dr. Joyce returned to his hometown where they established Altoona Dermatology Associates, an institution that has cared for patients across the 13thCongressional District for over 25 years.
John has served on the Advisory Board of the Penn State Altoona Campus, the American Cancer Society, The United Way, the Goodman Trust, as a mentor for the Eberly College of Science at Penn State, and as a volunteer at the St. Vincent DePaul Soup Kitchen. He is a life-long member of the Cathedral in Altoona.
He has served as a Representative for Pennsylvania’s 13th District since January 2019, where he can continue to help the community at a higher level.
Congressman Mike Kelly represents PA’s 16th District
Mike Kelly was born in Pittsburgh and raised in Butler, Pennsylvania, where he has lived for more than 50 years. After graduating from Butler High School in 1966, Mike attended the University of Notre Dame on a football and academic scholarship. After college, Mike moved back to Butler to work at Kelly Chevrolet-Cadillac, Inc., a company founded by his father in the early 1950s. But after a government restructuring threatened his business, he was driven to a different calling.
He ran for Congress to make change in Washington and was successfully elected in 2011, where he was able to serve Pennsylvania’s Third District. Since redistricting in 2019, Rep. Kelly has proudly represented Pennsylvania’s 16th Congressional District.
Mike has served as Chairman of the Hyundai Eastern Region Dealer Council, Vice Chairman of the Hyundai National Dealer Council, and has sat on the boards of the Chevrolet Dealers Advertising Association of Pittsburgh and the Cadillac Consultants of Western Pennsylvania. Additionally, Mike is a former Secretary and Treasurer of the Hyundai “Hope on Wheels” initiative, which has donated more than $145 million to childhood cancer research institutions nationwide. He continues to work with the organization as a lawmaker.
Mike Kelly has been an active public servant, previously serving on the Butler City Council and sitting on the boards of several local and civic organizations, including the Housing Authority of Butler County, the Redevelopment Authority of Butler County, and the Moraine Trails Council of Boys Scouts of America. As part of his dedication to improving education, Mike has founded Butler Quarterback Club and The Golden Tornado Scholastic Foundation, each of which provides unique and innovative educational programs for students in the Butler Area School District.
Rep. Kelly and his wife, Victoria, are also responsible for establishing the Mary McTighe Kelly Creative Teaching Grant for elementary educators and the Lighthouse Foundation’s One Warm Coat Program, which has helped collect hundreds of winter coats for students in need in the Butler community.
In recognition of Mike’s extensive volunteer and charitable work, Catholic Charities awarded him its Mary DeMucci Award.
Congressman Dan Meuser represents Pa’s 9th District
Dan Meuser is the son of a police officer. He grew up in a hardworking, middle-class family. He is also a conservative business leader who is bringing to Congress his experience as a proven job creator, a dedicated public servant and a respected member of his community.
Dan continued his education after high school by attending the New York Maritime University and Cornell. After graduation he joined Pride Mobility Products, then a small health care products manufacturer, which he helped to develop into an industry leader in power mobility.
After a successful business career, Dan felt called to give back to his community and his country through public service. In 2011, Governor Tom Corbett nominated Dan to serve as Pennsylvania’s Secretary of Revenue. In this role, he worked to make the department more efficient and customer-friendly for Pennsylvania taxpayers. With his help, the Department of Revenue was brought into the 21st Century.
Dan’s leadership of the Department was recognized by the Council on State Taxation for the most dramatic improvement of any department of revenue in the country, going from a D rating to an A- over the course of his tenure.
On January 3, 2019, Dan Meuser was sworn in as a member of the 116th Congress representing Pennsylvania’s 9th Congressional District. His experiences in business has helped him in his role while he works to make the economy stronger and the nation safer.
Dan and his wife of 28 years, Shelley, have raised their three children here in Pennsylvania. Over the years, Dan and Shelley have worked to improve their community through their involvement with numerous charities and philanthropic efforts.
Congressman Scott Perry represents PA’s 10th District
Scott Perry was elected as the U.S. Representative of the 4th Congressional District in 2013. After 2018 redistricting, he now serves the 10th Congressional District. He previously served three terms as a State Representative in the Pennsylvania General Assembly.
He’s a 1980 graduate of Northern High School, and the Cumberland-Perry Vo-Tech School. Scott put himself through college while working full-time. He graduated from the Pennsylvania State University in 1991, where he earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Business Administration Management. In 1993, Scott started his own mechanical contracting firm. The Dillsburg-based business provided contract construction and maintenance services to municipal and investor-owned utilities from North Carolina to New York and specialized in large meter calibration.
Scott began his military career in 1980. He was placed in Army Aviation, which allowed him to command a battalion in Afghanistan from 2009-2010 and eventually let him work his way up to Commander of the Fort Indiantown Gap National Training Site. In 2014, Scott was promoted to Brigadier General and was honored to serve as the Assistant Division Commander of the 28th Infantry Division – the Army’s oldest, actively-serving Division.
He presently serves in the position of Assistant Adjutant General, Joint Forces Headquarters, Pennsylvania National Guard. Scott is a graduate of the US Army War College, where he earned a Master’s Degree in Strategic Studies.
Scott’s service to the community has included serving as the chairman of the Carroll Township Planning Commission, and as a member of the township Source Water Protection Committee. He was chairman of the Dillsburg Area Wellhead Protection Advisory Committee and he served on the Dillsburg Revitalization Committee. He was active in the Jaycees and was the regional director for the state organization. He’s a member of Dillsburg Legion Post #26, Dillsburg VFW Post #6771, Lions Club International, Army Aviation Association of America, the NRA, and numerous other associations.
Scott and his wife, Christy are the proud parents of two children.
Congressman Guy Reschenthaler represents PA’s 14th District
Congressman Guy Reschenthaler was sworn into office on January 3, 2019 to represent Pennsylvania’s 14th Congressional District.
Raised in southwestern Pennsylvania by two teachers, Guy was personally invested in his education, getting degrees from Penn State University, The Behrend College, and Duquesne University Law School.
After law school, Guy fulfilled a lifelong dream and joined the U.S. Navy Judge Advocate General Corps and volunteered for duty in Iraq. In this role he was able to prosecute nearly 100 terrorists and successfully defended a Navy SEAL falsely accused of mishandling the Butcher of Fallujah.
Stateside, he served as a Navy lawyer in Norfolk, Va. and then in Texas and Oklahoma, where he was the first uniformed military officer ever to share in the prestigious Michael Taylor Shelby Award, given annually by the Southern District of Texas Chapter of the Federal Bar Association for outstanding ethics and professionalism.
Back home in southwestern Pennsylvania, Guy worked in private practice at a multi-state law firm and was elected Magisterial District Judge, winning the nomination of both parties.
Congressman Reschenthaler previously served in the State Senate representing portions of Allegheny and Washington County. In the State Senate, Reschenthaler’s priorities included improving education opportunities, limiting government and lowering taxes, and reforming the pension system.
Congressman Lloyd Smucker represents PA’s 11th District
Prior to being elected to Congress, Rep. Smucker owned and operated the Smucker Company for 25 years, and grew the small business to eventually employ more than 150 people.
He served two terms in the Pennsylvania State Senate where he chaired the Committee on Education. In that role, his priorities included increasing education spending accountability and reforming ethics guidelines for elected officials. As a member of the Appropriations Committee, he made it a priority to rein in spending, and built a reputation as an independent-minded conservative who seeks creative solutions to complex problems.
Lancaster Online has praised Rep. Smucker’s accessibility, and notes that he has “a reputation as a fierce advocate” for his constituents.
Rep. Smucker serves on the Budget, Transportation and Infrastructure, and Education and the Workforce committees.
He lives in West Lampeter Township with his wife, Cindy, and three children.
Congressman Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson represents PA’s 15th District
Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson
A life-long resident of Howard Township, Centre County, Pa., Congressman Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson represents Pennsylvania’s Fifteenth Congressional District.
Rep. Thompson is a graduate of Penn State and Temple Universities where he received a B.S. and a Master’s in education, respectively. He and his wife, Penny Ammerman-Thompson, have three adult sons, Parker, Logan, and Kale. GT and Penny reside in Howard Township, Pa.
Prior to his election, GT spent 28 years as a therapist, rehabilitation services manager and a licensed nursing home administrator. As a result, he has learned firsthand the importance of access to quality healthcare and has become a strong advocate for increased access, affordability, quality of care, and patient choice.
GT is heavily involved with Boy Scouts of America, working with the organization for over 30 years and being presented the National Distinguished Eagle Scout Award in 2012. He is also a former member of the Bald Eagle Area School Board, past vice-chair of the Private Industry Council of the Central Corridor a volunteer firefighter, and a former Workforce Investment Board member.