Member Biography

Sean F. Logan 

Sessions Office Position District Party
2001       45 Democrat
2002       45 Democrat
2003       45 Democrat
2004       45 Democrat
2005       45 Democrat
2006       45 Democrat
2007       45 Democrat
2008       45 Democrat
2009       45 Democrat
2010       45 Democrat


05/26/1970 -

Sean F. Logan (D45) Allegheny (Part) and Westmoreland (Part) Counties 2001-2010

Early Life:            

Sean F. Logan, born May 26, 1970, Pitcairn, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania; son of David and Betty Logan; Gateway Senior High School, 1988; University of Pittsburgh (B.A.), political science, 1993; assistant, Pennsylvania State Senator Frank Pecora, United States Congressman Michael F. Doyle; director, Consumer Protection, Office of Allegheny County District Attorney; former mayor, Monroeville; elected, Democrat, Pennsylvania State Senate, 2001- resigned August 24, 2010, Minority Caucus Secretary, 2009-2010; vice president of community relations, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), 2010-2013; gubernatorial appointment, Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission, 2013, chairman, Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission, 2015- resigned 2017; appointed, Commissioner, Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board, 2017-; married Shannon; two children

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

Member, Monroeville Area Chamber of Commerce, Pennsylvania State Mayors’ Association, Allegheny County Boroughs’ Association, Pennsylvania State Lodge Fraternal Order of Police, Order of Italian Sons and Daughters of American Lodge #224; board member: Allegheny County/City of Pittsburgh Sports and Exhibitions Authority, Lisa’s House; honorary member: Monongahela and Youghiogheny Fire Defense Council; honorary co-chair, Pennsylvania Fire and Emergency Service Institution; vice chairman, Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA).  


Pittsburgh Magazine “40 Under 40” Award -1999.  

Pennsylvania Politics:  

Elected, Democrat, Pennsylvania State Senate, 45th district, Allegheny (Part) and Westmoreland (Part) Counties, 2001-2010, Minority Caucus Secretary, 2009-2010; committee assignments, Appropriations, Law and Justice, (Minority Chairman), Rules and Executive Nominations; resigned, August 24, 2010. 

Continued Government Service:

Appointed, Governor Tom Corbett, four-year term, Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission, June 2013, Chairman, Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission, 2015- resigned 2017. 

Commissioner, Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board, appointed, two-year term by Pennsylvania Senate Democratic Leader Jay Costa, February 2017, reappointed January 2019, January 2021.


Cox, Harold. "Senate Members "L""Wilkes University Election Statistics Project. Wilkes University.

The Pennsylvania Manual, (2009-2010). Trostle, S., (Editor). (Volume 119). Commonwealth of Pennsylvania; pages 3-36, 3-40. Biographies of Members of the Senate, page 3-19.