Member Biography

Robert T. Regola III

Sessions Office Position District Party
2005       39 Republican
2006       39 Republican
2007       39 Republican
2008       39 Republican

COUNTIES: Westmoreland  


1962 -

Robert T. Regola III (R39) Westmoreland (Part) County 2005-2008

Early Life:

Robert T. Regola III, born 1962, Greensburg, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania; son of Robert and Evelyn Regola; Hempfield High School, 1980; Pennsylvania State University, (B.S.) civil engineering, 1984; engaged, professional land surveyor: Robert Regola Surveying; Chairman Hempfield Township Board of Supervisors; assessment coordinator: Westmoreland County Emergency Management Agency; elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate 2005-2008; married, Janette Sepesy, three children, Bobby, John Ross, Marlena.

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

Member, Police Rod and Gun Club, National Rifle Association, Honorary Member, Hempfield #2 Volunteer Fire Department. Member Blessed Sacrament Cathedral, Greensburg, Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania Politics:

Chairman Hempfield Township Board of Supervisors.

Elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 39th district, Westmoreland (Part) County, 2005-2008; committee assignments, Appropriations, Banking and Insurance (Vice-Chairman), Communications and Technology, Game and Fisheries, Law and Justice, Local Government (Chairman). Member, State Transportation Advisory Committee, Pennsylvania Local Government Commission. Prime sponsor of Act 67 of 2005, which opened extracurricular activities to home-educated students. Resigned, August 11, 2008. 


The Pennsylvania Manual, (2007-2008). Trostle, S. (Editor). (Volume 118). Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, page 3-35, 3-40. Biographies of Members of the Senate, page 3-22.