Member Biography

Joseph M. Uliana 

Sessions Office Position District Party
1995       18 Republican
1996       18 Republican
1997       18 Republican
1998       18 Republican

COUNTIES: Monroe, Northampton  


11/19/1965 -

Joseph M. Uliana (R-18) Monroe (Part) and Northampton (Part) Counties 1995-1998

Early Life: 

Joseph M. Uliana, born November 19, 1965, Bethlehem, Northampton County, Pennsylvania; son of John H. and Violet Machek Uliana; Bethlehem Catholic High School, 1983; Lehigh University, B.A. 1987; elected, Republican, Pennsylvania House of Representatives, 1991-1994; elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1995-1998; unsuccessful campaign, United States Congress (1998)lobbyist, Malady and Wooten, 2000-2009; lobbyist, J.M. Uliana and Associates, 2009-present; married, Daphne, children, Nicholas, Sam and Lauren. 

Professional titles; business ownership; board memberships; local government; club memberships:

Board of Directors of East Central Pennsylvania Branch of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Former member of the Board of Directors of PennVEST, The Pennsylvania Energy Development Authority, the Bethlehem Authority, Lehigh Valley ARC and the AIDS Service Center of the Lehigh Valley; member, Lehigh Leadership Council, Football Partnership’s leadership team; member, Visiting Committee, Department of Economics, Lehigh University. 

Pennsylvania Politics:

Elected, Republican, Pennsylvania House of Representatives, 1991-1994, not a candidate for reelection, 1994.   

Elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 18thd district, Monroe (Part) and Northampton (Part) Counties, 1995-1998; committee assignments, Aging and Youth, Communications and High Technology, Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure, Public Health and Welfare, Urban Affairs and Housing (Chairman); appointed, PennVEST, 1997-1998; not a candidate for reelection, 1998. 

Unsuccessful campaign, United States Congress, 1998. 

Pennsylvania State House of Representatives Biography:

Official Website - PA House Archives Official Website (


Cox, Harold Senate Members "U" ( University Election Statistics ProjectWilkes University.

The Pennsylvania Manual, (1998). (Volume 113) Commonwealth of Pennsylvania; Biographies of Members of the Senate, page 3-23.