Member

Sessions

Sessions Office Position District Party
2001 Representative 5 Republican
2002 Representative 5 Republican
2003 Representative 5 Republican
2004 Representative 5 Republican
2005 Representative 5 Republican
2006 Representative 5 Republican
2007 Representative 5 Republican
2008 Representative 5 Republican
2009 Representative 5 Republican
2010 Representative 5 Republican
2011 Representative 5 Republican
2012 Representative 5 Republican
Counties Crawford, Erie

Biography

02/15/1955 -


EVANS, John R., a Representative from Erie and Crawford Counties; born, February 15, 1955 in Meadville, Crawford County, Pa.; graduated, Linesville-Conneaut Summit High School, 1973; B.A., speech communications, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, 1983; M.A., communication studies, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, 1999; television news reporter and anchor, WJET-TV, Erie (1980-2000); communications specialist, Erie Insurance Group (2000); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 2000; reelected to serve 5 consecutive terms thereafter; not a candidate for reelection to the House (2012); elected, delegate, Republican National Convention (2004, 2008); adjunct professor, humanities, The Pennsylvania State University (2013-present); gubernatorial appointee, Small Business Advocate, Pennsylvania Office of Small Business Advocate (2013-2021).




Archival Collections


Papers of John R. Evans, 2001-2012, Pennsylvania House of Representatives Archives, Harrisburg.