Member

Sessions

Sessions Office Position District Party
1983 Representative 89 Democrat
1984 Representative 89 Democrat
1985 Representative 89 Democrat
1986 Representative 89 Democrat
1987 Representative 89 Democrat
1988 Representative 89 Democrat
1989 Representative 89 Democrat
1990 Representative 89 Democrat
1991 Representative 89 Democrat
1992 Representative 89 Democrat
1993 Representative Majority Caucus Chairman 89 Democrat
1994 Representative Majority Caucus Chairman 89 Democrat
1995 Representative Minority Caucus Secretary 89 Democrat
1996 Representative Minority Caucus Secretary 89 Democrat
1997 Representative Minority Caucus Secretary 89 Democrat
1998 Representative Minority Caucus Secretary 89 Democrat
1999 Representative Minority Caucus Secretary 89 Democrat
2000 Representative Minority Caucus Secretary 89 Democrat
2001 Representative Minority Caucus Secretary 89 Democrat
2002 Representative Minority Caucus Secretary 89 Democrat
2003 Representative Minority Caucus Secretary 89 Democrat
2004 Representative Minority Caucus Secretary 89 Democrat
Counties Cumberland, Franklin

Biography

10/06/1951 - 06/04/2018


Franklin County (1983-1992), Cumberland and Franklin Counties (1993-2004)

COY, Jeffrey Wayne, a Representative from Cumberland and Franklin Counties; born in Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pa., October 6, 1951; graduated, Shippensburg Area High School, 1969; B.A., government administration, Shippensburg State College (now Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania), 1973; honorary doctorate of public service, Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania; legislative assistant, Democratic Caucus, Pennsylvania State Senate; deputy secretary of personnel, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania; board member, Shippensburg State College (1975-1982); president, Pennsylvania Association of State College and University Trustees (1981-1982); member, State System of Higher Education Governing Board; member, Franklin County Democratic Committee; member, Pennsylvania Democratic State Committee; member, Pennsylvania Democratic State Executive Committee; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1983 term; reelected to 10 consecutive terms thereafter; elected, Majority Caucus Secretary (1993-1994); elected, Minority Caucus Secretary (1995-2004); appointed, Select Committee on Seasonal Farm Laborers (1984); appointed, Special Investigative Lottery Task Fund Force (1984); appointed, Pennsylvania Emergency Management Authority (1985-1986); appointed, Select Committee to Investigate the Problem of Teenage Pregnancies and Parenting in Pennsylvania (1986); appointed, Select Committee on the Operational Aspects of the Emaus Orphan House (1986); appointed, board, Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (1989-2004); appointed, Select Committee to Study the Feasibility of a Harrisburg University (1990); appointed, chair, Select Committee on Rules Review (1993); appointed, Joint State Government Commission (1993-1994, 2001-2002); appointed, Local Government Commission (1997-2000); resigned from the House, September 2, 2004; appointed, Pennsylvania State Gaming Control Board (September 3, 2004-2011); board member, Orrstown Bank (1984-2018; vice president, 1998-2018); elected, delegate, Democratic National Convention (2004); trustee, Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania (2016-2018); died, June 4, 2018 in Shippensburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania; interred, Spring Hill Cemetery, Shippensburg, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania.

 

Bibliography

Coy, Jeff  Shippensburg's Greatest Generation: World War II Heroes  Shippensburg, PA: Burd Street Press, 2004.

 

Archival Collections

Papers of Jeffrey W. Coy, 1983-2004, Pennsylvania House of Representatives Archives, Harrisburg.