Jane C. Orie, born in 1961, in Pgh., daughter of Dr. John R. and the late Patricia R. Orie; Vincentian H.S., 1980; Franklin & Marshall Coll. (B.A.), 1984; Duquesne Univ. Sch. of Law (J.D.), 1987; frmr. state dep. atty. gen.: Div. of Crim. Prosecution; frmr. asst. dist. atty.: Allegheny Co; mem.: Amer., Pa., & Allegheny Co. Bar Assns., Pa. Dist. Atty. Assn., UPMC Passavant, Women in Govt., Arsenal Fam. and Children’s Ctr., Fam. Resources Adv. Bd.; num. other commun. orgs.; awds.: Military Order of the Cootie of the U.S. Disting. Svc. Awd.-2007, Soldiers & Sailors Patriot Awd.-2007, PA Fed. of Museums & Hist. Org. Exec. Dir. Awd.-2007, ACHIEVA-Exc. in Govt. Svc.-2006, Champ. of Hope & Healing-2006, Elected Official of the Yr.-2006, Leg. Adv. of the Yr.-2006, Family Resources of PA Blue Ribbon Awd.-2006, Pa. Bar Assn. Liberty Bell-2005, W. View Post #2754 Medal of Commend.-2005, Triumph Awd.-2005, State Official of the Yr.-2005, Civil Air Patrol-2005, num. other awds.; frmr. Pa. House of Rep.; elected to the Pa. Senate in a special election March 20, 2001; elected Maj. Whip 2007 – 1st Pa. woman in Sen. Ldrshp.; v. chair: Rule & Exec. Nomin. Comm; chair.: Sen. Autism Comm., Lupus Caucus; mem.: PCCD, Interbranch Comm. for Gender, Racial & Ethnic Fairness, Port of Pgh. Comm. Resigned from the Senate on May 21, 2012.