Member

Sessions

Sessions Office Position District Party
1995 Representative 153 Republican
1996 Representative 153 Republican
1997 Representative 153 Republican
1998 Representative 153 Republican
1999 Representative 153 Republican
2000 Representative 153 Republican
2001 Representative 153 Republican
2002 Representative 153 Republican
2003 Representative 153 Republican
2004 Representative 153 Republican
Counties Montgomery

Biography

01/11/1949 - 10/28/2009


BARD, Ellen M., a Representative from Montgomery County; born, January 11, 1949 in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Mn.; graduated, West Anchorage High School, 1967; B.A., Pomona College, 1971; M.S., Boston University, 1972; M.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sloan School of Management, 1980; employed, Massachusetts Parole Board (1972-1978); employed, International Coal Refining Co.; owner, TechLink Corporation (1982-2000); elected, commissioner, Abington Township (1991-1994); founder and director, Earthright; executive secretary, Montgomery County Lands Trust; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1994; reelected to 4 consecutive terms thereafter; appointed, Local Government Commission (1995-2004; chair, 1999-2004); not a candidate for reelection to the House (2004); unsuccessful campaign, United States Congress (2004); died, October 28, 2009 in San Francisco, San Francisco County, California.

 

Archival Collections


Papers of Ellen M. Bard, 1995-2004, The Pennsylvania House of Representatives Archives, Harrisburg.