Member

Sessions

Sessions Office Position District Party
1993 Representative 68 Republican
1994 Representative 68 Republican
1995 Representative 68 Republican
1996 Representative 68 Republican
1997 Representative 68 Republican
1998 Representative 68 Republican
1999 Representative 68 Republican
2000 Representative 68 Republican
2001 Representative 68 Republican
2002 Representative 68 Republican
2003 Representative 68 Republican
2004 Representative 68 Republican
2005 Representative 68 Republican
2006 Representative 68 Republican
2007 Representative 68 Republican
2008 Representative 68 Republican
2009 Representative 68 Republican
2010 Representative 68 Republican
2011 Representative 68 Republican
2012 Representative 68 Republican
2013 Representative 68 Republican
2014 Representative 68 Republican
2015 Representative 68 Republican
2016 Representative 68 Republican
2017 Representative 68 Republican
2018 Representative 68 Republican
Counties Bradford, Potter, Tioga

Biography

01/24/1957 -


Bradford and Tioga Counties (1993-2014), Bradford, Potter and Tioga Counties (2015-2018)


BAKER, Matthew E., a Representative from Bradford, Potter and Tioga Counties; born in Buffalo, Erie County, NY, January 24, 1957; graduated, Cowanesque Valley High School, 1974; A.A.S., Corning Community College, 1979; B.S., Elmira College, 1988; attended, Mansfield University of Pennsylvania (now Commonwealth University of Pennsylvania); honorary doctorate of public service, Mansfield University of Pennsylvania (now Commonwealth University of Pennsylvania); paralegal; member, Wellsboro Republican Committee; district legislative aide, Republican Caucus, Pennsylvania House of Representatives (12 years); appointed, vice chair, Governor’s Commission on Employment of People with Disabilities; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1993 term; reelected to serve 12 more consecutive terms; appointed, Speaker pro tempore (2007-2018); appointed, board, Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (2003-2018); appointed, co-chair, Select Committee on Influenza Vaccine (2006); appointed, Select Committee on Information Security (2006); appointed, board of directors, Pennsylvania College of Technology (2007-2009); appointed, Capitol Preservation Committee (2009-2018); appointed, Health Care Leadership Council (2012-2014); resigned from the House, February 19, 2018; regional director, Office of Intergovernmental and External Affairs, United States Office of the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (2018-present).

 

Archival Collections

Papers of Matthew E. Baker, 1993-2018, Pennsylvania House of Representatives Archives, Harrisburg.