|2015||Minority Caucus Administrator||14||Democrat|
|2016||Minority Caucus Administrator||14||Democrat|
COUNTIES: Lehigh, Northampton
John T. Yudichak (D14) Lehigh and Northampton Counties 2011-2019 (Independent14) Lehigh and Northampton Counties 2019-2022
John T. Yudichak, born May 1, 1970, Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania; son of Joseph and Sarah Yudichak; Greater Nanticoke Area High School, 1988; Wyoming Seminary, one year, 1989; Pennsylvania State University, B.A., English, 1993; Pennsylvania State University, M.A., American Studies, 2004; development director, Osterhout Free Library, Wilkes-Barre; aide, United States Congressman Paul Kanjorski; unsuccessful campaign, Pennsylvania House of Representatives, 1996; elected, Democrat, Pennsylvania House of Representatives, 1998-2010; elected, Democrat, Pennsylvania State Senate, 2011-2019; elected, Minority Caucus Administrator, 2015-2016; changed voter registration, Democrat-Independent, November 19, 2019; four, children; senior advisor, GSL Public Strategies Group, 2022-present.
Professional titles; business ownership; board memberships; local government; club memberships:
Member, Luzerne Foundation; Newport Township Lions, Sons of the American Legion; Yudichak Family Fund, Luzerne Foundation.
Unsuccessful campaign, Pennsylvania House of Representatives, 1996; Democratic nomination, incumbent Stanley Jarolin.
Elected, Democrat, Pennsylvania House of Representatives, 1998-2010; defeated, incumbent Stanley Jarolin; appointed, board, Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency, (PHEAA), 2009-2010; not a candidate for reelection, 2010.
Elected, Democrat, Pennsylvania State Senate, 14th district, Lehigh and Northampton Counties, 2011-2019, vacancy, replaced democratic incumbent, Ray Musto; elected, Minority Caucus Administrator, 2015-2016;changed voter registration, Democrat-Independent, November 19, 2019; Independent, Pennsylvania State Senate, 14th district, 2019-2022; appointed, Joint Legislative Air and Water Pollution Control and Conservation Committee, 2011-2020; appointed, board, Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PHEAA), 2011-2020; appointed, Legislative Budget and Finance Committee, 2017-2020; committee assignments, Aging and Youth, Community, Economic and Recreational Development (Chairman), Law and Justice, Rules and Executive Nominations, Urban Affairs and Housing.
Announced, would not seek re-election, March 17, 2020; redistricting process shifted his district, Lehigh Valley, placed his home, 20th Senate District.
The Pennsylvania Manual, (2021-2022) Mattos, S. (Editor). (Volume 125). Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, page 3-39; Biographies of Members of the Senate, page 3-25.