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NICHOLAS A. COLAFELLA


 

Sessions

Session Year Position District Party
1981- 1982 15 Democrat
1983- 1984 15 Democrat
1985- 1986 15 Democrat
1987- 1988 15 Democrat
1989- 1990 15 Democrat
1991- 1992 15 Democrat
1993- 1994 15 Democrat
1995- 1996 15 Democrat
1997- 1998 15 Democrat
1999- 2000 15 Democrat
2001- 2002 15 Democrat
 Counties   Beaver

Biography

01/13/1939 -

COLAFELLA, Nicholas Anthony, a Representative from Beaver County; born in West Aliquippa, Beaver County, Pa., January 13, 1939; graduated, Aliquippa High School, 1956; B.S., Youngstown University, 1962; M.Ed., Duquesne University, 1965; Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, 1977; served, United States Navy (1956-1958); business teacher, Center High School; business teacher, Northwestern High School; director of evening education and business instructor, Community College of Beaver County; dean of continuing education and community service, Community College of Beaver County (1969-1980); unsuccessful campaign, United States Congress (1978); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1980; served 10 more consecutive terms; appointed, board, Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (1983-2002); not a candidate for reelection to the House (2002); elected, delegate, Democratic National Convention (2004); appointed, Pennsylvania State Ethics Commission (2004-present).
 
 
 
Bibliography

Colafella, Nicholas A.   “The Role of Continuing Education in a Community College,” Catalyst (1975)