05/24/1951 -

Columbia, Luzerne and Wyoming Counties (2007-2014), Lackawanna, Luzerne and Wyoming Counties (2015-2022)

BOBACK, Karen Passarella, a Representative from Columbia, Lackawanna, Luzerne and Wyoming Counties; born in Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pa., May 24, 1951; graduated, Central Catholic High School, 1969; B.S., elementary and special education, Misericordia University, 1973; M.S., counselor and elementary education, Marywood University, 1977; Ph.D., organizational leadership, University of Pennsylvania, 1985; M.A., education and technology, Misericordia University, 2000; educator, Tunkhannock Area School District (33 years); adjunct professor, Misericordia University; Inspector of elections, Harveys Lake; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to serve the 2007 term; reelected to serve 7 more consecutive terms; appointed, Pennsylvania Commission on Women (2017-2022); appointed, board, Children's Trust Fund (2019-2022); not a candidate for reelection to the House (2022).

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