|2015||Majority Caucus Chairman||24||Republican|
|2016||Majority Caucus Chairman||24||Republican|
|2017||Majority Caucus Chairman||24||Republican|
|2018||Majority Caucus Chairman||24||Republican|
|2019||Majority Caucus Chairman||24||Republican|
|2020||Majority Caucus Chairman||24||Republican|
|2021||Majority Caucus Chairman||24||Republican|
|2022||Majority Caucus Chairman||24||Republican|
Robert “Bob” Mensch (R24) Berks (Part), Bucks (Part) and Montgomery (Part) Counties 2009-2022
Robert “Bob” Mensch, born August 27, 1945, Pennsburg, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania; Upper Perkiomen High School; Valley Forge Military College, A.B., business, 1965; served, United States Army; branch system manager, AT&T; supplementary logistics services director, general manager, Arbros Communications; township supervisor, Marlborough Township, 2004-2006; chair, Upper Perkiomen Regional Planning Commission; elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State House of Representatives, 2007-2009, resigned from the House, October 19, 2009; elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, Special Election, October 19, 2009-2022; elected, Majority Caucus Chairman, 2015-2022; appointed, Legislative Budget and Finance Committee, 2011-2022; chairman, Legislative Budget and Finance Committee, 2013-2022; appointed, Joint State Government Commission, 2015-2022; appointed, Special Education Funding Commission, 2019-2022; married, JoAnn, two children.
Township supervisor, Marlborough Township, 2004-2006.
Elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State House of Representatives, 147th legislative district, 2007-2009.
Elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 24th district, Special Election, October 19, 2009-2022; vacancy, resignation, Rob Wonderling; elected, Majority Caucus Chairman, 2015-2022; committee assignments, Aging and Youth, Appropriations, Game and Fisheries, Health and Human Services, Labor and Industry, Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness (Vice Chairman); chairman, Legislative Budget and Finance Committee, 2013-2022; co-chairs, bipartisan Senate Life Science Caucus, Economy, Business and Jobs Caucus, Community College Caucus. Member, Legislative Budget and Finance Committee, 2011-2022, Joint State Government Commission, 2015-2022; appointed, Special Education Funding Commission, 2019-2022.
Key legislation, sponsored Senate Bill 358, now Act 86 of 2013, which requires certified Food and Drug Administration facilities to provide patients with information regarding their breast density. Senate Bill 181, now Act 48 of 2017, which requires all departments and agencies to justify their budget requests beginning with dollar one, for all existing as well as proposed programs for each fiscal year, before they can receive consideration for budget funding.
Pennsylvania House of Representatives Biography:
The Pennsylvania Manual, (2019-2020). Mattos, S. (Editor). (Volume 124) Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, pages 3-33, 3-39; Biographies of Members of the Senate, page 3-21.