KAREN D. BEYER
BEYER, Karen D.,
a Representative from Lehigh and Northampton Counties; born in Jeannette, Westmoreland County, Pa., June 15, 1962; graduated, Hempfield Area Senior High School, 1980; A.A., liberal arts, Sinclair Community College, 1988; B.A., government, College of William and Mary, 1991; served, United States Air Force (1980-1984); staff writer, The Morning Call
; correspondent, The Patriot News
; legislative aide, Pennsylvania State Representative Doug Reichley (2003-2005); elected, Saucon Valley School Board of Directors (2003-2005); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in a Special Election, July 19, 2005 to serve the remaining 2005 term; Sworn-In, August 2, 2005 and reelected to 2 more consecutive terms; appointed, advisory board member, Pennsylvania’s Tuition Account Program; unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House (2010).