Roy C. Afflerbach, II (D), born February 6, 1945, in Allentown, son of Roy, Sr. and Dorothy Zeigler; Kutztown University (B.A.), 1973, (M.A.), 1989; Muhlenberg College; married Barbara A. Kasper; 2 children.
U.S. Air Force, 1963-67; president, County Cabs, Inc., 1970-72; Senate staff, 1970-73; Administrative Assistant to Senate Majority Whip, 1973-77; Executive Assistant to Senate Majority Leader, 1977-78; executive director, Senate Democratic Policy Committee, 1979-82; executive director, Senate Business & Commerce Committee, 1979-80; executive director, Senate Finance Commitee, 1981-82.
“One of Ten Outstanding Legislatures in the United States” by Association of Governmental Employees; Outstanding Young Men of America; Comm. Leaders of America; Individual Distinguished Career Award, Pa. Association of Rehabilitation Facilities, Legislature of the Year; Pa. Chiropractic Society Legislative Service Recognition Award; Pa. Physical Therapy Association Who’s Who in the East; District Legislature Award, Pa. C Exec. Dirs., ARC.; Trexler Middle School Appreciation Award; legislature of the Year, Pa. Medical Suppliers; recognition award, Hispanic Business Council of Lehigh Valley; service recognition award, Lehigh County Fire Police; National Federation of Independent Businesses Guardian of Small Business Award, International Director of Distinguished Leadership, outstanding public service.
Pa. House of Representatives, 1982; nominated for reelection by both Democratic & Republican parties in 1984; elected to Pa. Senate, 1986; left office November 30, 1998.
Cited: Pennsylvania Manual, Biographies of Members of the Senate, pg. 3-12; Volume 112, December 1995.