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JOHN P. BLAKE


 

Sessions

Session Office Position District Party
2011 22 Democrat
2012 22 Democrat
2013 22 Democrat
2014 22 Democrat
2015 Minority Appropriations Committee Vice Chair 22 Democrat
2016 Minority Appropriations Committee Vice Chair 22 Democrat
2017 Minority Caucus Administrator 22 Democrat
2018 Minority Caucus Administrator 22 Democrat
2019 Minority Caucus Administrator 22 Democrat
2020 Minority Caucus Administrator 22 Democrat
2021 22 Democrat
 Counties   Lackawanna, Luzerne, Monroe

Biography

08/01/1960 -

Early Life:

John P. Blake (D), born August 1, 1960, in Scranton, son of the late John V. and Theresa M. Blake; Valley View High School, 1978; Villanova University (B.A.), sociology, 1983; Marywood University (M.S.W.), administrative track, 1987; Harvard JFK School of Government, Executive Education in Public Management, 1998 (Mattos, 2019); U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Community Builders Fellowship, 1998 (Senator John Blake, 2019); University of Scranton Kania School of Management (M.B.A.), finance, 2001; married Louise, 2 children (Mattos, 2019).

Early Career:

Former vice-president/senior advisor, PNC Bank; former director, Northeast Regional Office of the Governor; former acting secretary/executive deputy secretary, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED); former executive director, Lackawanna County Redevelopment Authority, 10 years (Mattos, 2019); executive director, Lackawanna County Tourism Promotion Agency; chair/founding member, Pennsylvania Military Community Enhancement Commission; former adjunct faculty member, economics, University of Scranton Kania School of Management; board member, Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA), Public School Employees’ Retirement System (PSERS)( Senator John Blake, 2019).

Pennsylvania Politics:

Elected to Pa. Senate 2010 (Mattos, 2019); minority chair, Finance Committee; Democratic Caucus Administrator; member, Appropriations, Community, Economic, & Recreational Development, Local Government, Transportation, Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness, Senate Democratic Policy committees (Senator John Blake, 2019).

References:

Mattos, S. (Ed.) (2019) The Pennsylvania manual, 124. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, p. 3-15.

Senator John Blake: Serving the 22nd Senatorial District. (2019). About John.

https://www.senatorblake.com/about/