Sessions Office Position District Party
2015 Representative 66 Republican
2016 Representative 66 Republican
2017 Representative 66 Republican
2018 Representative 66 Republican
2019 Representative 66 Republican
2020 Representative 66 Republican
Counties Indiana, Jefferson


03/1961 -

DUSH, Cris, a Representative from Indiana and Jefferson Counties; born in March of 1961 in DuBois, Clearfield County, Pa.; graduated, Brookeville Area High School, 1979; graduated, U.S. Air Force Law Enforcement Academy, 1983; A.A.S., criminal justice, Community College of the Air Force; attended, communications, Clarion State College (now Pennsylvania Western University, Clarion); attended, University of Louisville, Alan Hancock College, Southern Illinois University and the United States Air Force Non-Commissioned Officer Academy; served, law enforcement, flight chief, hostage negotiation team chief, anti-terrorism program manager, United States Air Force (1982-1990); served, Pennsylvania Air National Guard (2000-present: Security Forces member, Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Noble Eagle; Chief of Information Protection, at present); insurance fraud investigator (1990-1995); resource protection technical consultant, United States Department of Defense and NASA; records supervisor, Pennsylvania Department of Corrections (1995-2004); corrections officer, Pennsylvania Department of Corrections (2004-2012); unsuccessful campaign for election to the House (2012); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 2014, 2016 and 2018; not a candidate for reelection to the House (2020); elected, Pennsylvania State Senate (2020-present); member, Legislative Budget and Finance Committee (2021-present); member, Local Government Commission (2021-present).

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