Charlie Dent

Representative, 15th District Pennsylvania

Name: Charles 'Charlie' W. Dent

Office Title: Representative, 15th District Pennsylvania

First Elected: 11/02/2004

Last Elected: 11/06/2012

Office Address:

Gender: Male

Family: Wife: Pamela; 3 Children: Kathryn, William, Jack

Date of Birth: 05/24/1960

Place of Birth: Allentown, PA

Home City: Allentown, PA

Religion: Presbyterian

Washington, D.C.
2455 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515
Phone: 202-225-6411
Fax: 202-226-0778


250 W Chocolate Avenue
Suite 2
Hershey, PA 17033
Phone: 717-533-3959
Fax: 717-533-3979


61 N 3rd Street
Hamburg, PA 19526
Phone: 610-562-4281
Fax: 610-562-4352

Profession: University official

MPA, Lehigh University, 1993
BA, Foreign Service/International Politics, Pennsylvania State University, 1982

Political Experience:
Representative, United States House of Representatives, 2005-present
Senator, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1998-2004
Representative, Pennsylvania State House of Representatives, 1991-1998

Professional Experience:
Development Officer, Lehigh University, 1986-1990
Former Legislative Aide, Representative Don Ritter, United States House of Representatives
Former Sales Representative, P.A. Peters, Incorporated

Non Legislative Committees:
Member, Center Aisle Caucus
Chair, Congressional Cement Caucus
Co-Chair, Delaware River Basin Task Force
Member, Education Caucus
Co-Founder/Co-Chair, Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technology Caucus
Chair, Task Force of the Joint State Government Commission

Current Legislative Committees:
Appropriations, Member
Ethics, Member
Subcommittee on Homeland Security, Member
Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs, Member
Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies, Member

Board Member, Associates of Muhlenberg and Cedar Crest Colleges
Board Member, Ben Franklin Technology Development Authority
Member, Advisory Council, Minsi Trails Council, Boy Scouts of America
Board Member, Community Services for Children
Board Member, Crime Victims Council, Lehigh County
Volunteer, Cystic Fibrosis Society
Member, President's Advisory Board, Good Shephard Hospital
Member, Lehigh Carbon Community College
Member, State Advisory Board, National Environmental Policy Institute
Member, Pennsylvania Council on the Arts
Member, Program for Women and Families
Member, The Republican Main Street Partnership
Co-Chair, Tuesday Group

Awards and Publications:

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