Roy C Afflerbach
Roy C. Afflerbach, II, is the son of Roy Sr. and Dorothy Zeigler Afflerbach of Allentown; received his education in public schools; Emaus High School; Kutztown University (B.A. 1973); graduate studies at Kutztown Univ.; and Muhlenberg College. He serve in the US Air Force, 1963-1967; president, County Cabs, Inc.; staffer for the Senate of Pennsylvania, 1970-1973; Administrative Assistant to Senator Majority Whip, 1973-1977; Executive Assistant to Senate Majority Leader, 1977-1978; executive director of Senate Democratic Policy Committee, 1979-1982; executive director of Senate Business and Commerce Committee, 1979-1980; member of state House of Representatives, 1982-1986; state Senate, 1987-1998; and Mayor of Allentown, 2002-2006. After leaving office, the Senator started the Afflerbach Group, an Allentown, Pennsylvania-based lobbying firm. Among its causes are lobbying for an end to animal cruelty through factory farming practices known as "common farming exemptions." He married Barbara Ann Kaspar.