Daylin Leach (D), born in 1961, in Philadelphia; Temple University (B.S.), political science; University of Houston Law Center (J.D.), 1983; married Jennifer Mirak Leach; 2 children.
Attorney; adjunct professor, Cedar Crest, Muhlenberg College; former member, Allentown Zoning Board; former president, Pa. Young Democrats; board member, Bryn Mawr Film Institute, Norristown Farm Park; member, Chamber of Commerce, Lower Merion Conservancy, Philadelphia World Affairs Council, Main Line Reform Temple, Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks.
Greater Valley Forge Transportation Legislative Leadership- 2011, Lower Merion Education Association Friend of Education- 2011, Harvard JFK School of Government Executive Training Program Scholarship, Center for Policy Alternatives Flemming Fellowship.
Pa. House of Representatives 2003-08; elected to Pa. Senate 2008; minority chair, Judiciary Committee; member, Policy, Appropriations, Environmental Resources & Energy, Education, Labor & Industry, State Government, Consumer Protections & Professional Licensure, Finance, Intergovernmental Operations, Aging & Youth, Local Government Committees; caucus member, Cannabis, Climate, Criminal Justice Reform, Film Industry, Hunger, LGBT Equality (co-chair), Pa. Public TV, Pa. Safe, Pipeline Safety; appointed, Pennsylvania Commission on Sentencing (2011-2014); appointed, State Planning Board; left office November 30, 2020.
Cited: Pa. Manual December 2019 vol. 124 p. 3-20