Joe Conti (R), born in 1954, in Philadelphia, son of Walter J. and Patricia Murray; Central Bucks West High School, 1972; Penn State University (B.A.), 1976, General Arts and Sciences, (M.A.), 2000, American Studies; Program for Senior Executives in State and Local Government, Harvard University, 2000; The Fels Center of Government, University of Pennsylvania Summer Leadership Institute, 2000; Flemmings Fellows Leadership Institute, 1995; married Molli Crossin; 3 children.
Member, Penn State University Board of Trustees; supervisor, Doylestown Township, 1984-93 (chair, 1986-89, 1992-93); chair, Bucks County Planning Committee, 1990-92.
Pa. House of Representatives 1993-97; elected to Pa. Senate in special election November 24, 1997; chair, Delaware River Basin Caucus, Delaware Canal State Park Caucus, Senate Majority Policy Committee; vice-chair, Finance Committee; member, Communications & High Technology, Education, Intergovernmental Affairs, Law & Justice, Local Government, Majority Policy Committee, Land Use Reform Caucus; appointed, Joint Select Committee to examine election issues, 2001; left office November 30, 2006.
Continued Government Service:
Chief Executive Officer, Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board, December 2006 - February 2014. President, Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters.
Cited: Pennsylvania Manual, Biographies of Members of the Senate, pg. 3-13; Volume 114, December, 1999.