Joe Conti

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Joseph Conti
Chief Executive Officer of the
Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board
Assumed office
December 13, 2006
Preceded byPosition created
Member of the Pennsylvania Senate
from the 10th district
In office
November 24, 1997[1] – November 30, 2006
Preceded byDavid Heckler
Succeeded byCharles McIlhinney
Member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives
from the 143rd district
In office
November 22, 1993[2] – November 30, 1996
Preceded byDavid Heckler
Succeeded byCharles McIlhinney
Personal details
Born (1954-05-13) May 13, 1954 (age 65)
Doylestown, Pennsylvania
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Molli
ResidenceBucks County, Pennsylvania
Alma materPenn State University

Joseph Conti (born May 13, 1954)[3] is an American politician from Pennsylvania who served as a Republican member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 143rd district from 1993 to 1996 and the Pennsylvania Senate for the 10th district from 1997 to 2006. He was formerly the chief executive officer of the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board and was appointed to that newly created position on December 13, 2006.[4] He currently works as the President of the Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters.

Early life and education[edit]

Conti was born in Philadelphia to Walter and Patricia Conti. He graduated from Central Bucks West High School in 1972. He received a B.A. from Pennsylvania State University in 1976 and a M.A. in 2000.[5]

Career[edit]

He was elected township supervisor of Doylestown Township, Pennsylvania in 1984 and served until 1993. He was first elected to represent the 143rd district in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives on November 2, 1993.[6] On November 4, 1997, he was elected to the Senate in a special election.[7] He represented the 10th senatorial district in the Pennsylvania State Senate from 1997 through 2006. He was Republican Caucus Chairman and chaired the Senate Law and Justice Committee, which was oversaw the PLCB. [4]

He owned two Bucks County, Pennsylvania restaurants from 1976 through 1999. Conti is now a faculty member of the Fels Institute of Government.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cox, Harold (2004). "Pennsylvania Senate - 1997-1998" (PDF). Wilkes University Election Statistics Project. Wilkes University.
  2. ^ "SESSION OF 1993 - 177TH OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY - NO. 58" (PDF). Legislative Journal. Pennsylvania House of Representatives. 2005-06-14.
  3. ^ [1]
  4. ^ a b Pa Login: Former State Sen. Joe Conti Named Chief Executive Officer Of Pa Liquor Control Board
  5. ^ "Pennsylvania State Senate - Joe Conti Biography". www.legis.state.pa.us. Retrieved 10 March 2019.
  6. ^ Cox, Harold (November 3, 2004). "Pennsylvania House of Representatives - 1993-1994" (PDF). Wilkes University Election Statistics Project. Wilkes University.
  7. ^ Cox, Harold (November 3, 2004). "Pennsylvania House of Representatives - 1997-1998" (PDF). Wilkes University Election Statistics Project. Wilkes University.
  8. ^ "Faculty Member Joe Conti Featured in Governing Magazine". Retrieved February 8, 2013.