Member Biography

Robert F. “Rob” Teplitz 

Sessions Office Position District Party
2013       15 Democrat
2014       15 Democrat
2015       15 Democrat
2016       15 Democrat

COUNTIES: York, Dauphin  


12/20/1970 -

Robert F. “Rob” Teplitz (D15) Dauphin (Part) and York (Part) Counties 2012-2016

Early Life: 

Robert F. “Rob” Teplitz, born December 20, 1970, Miami, Dade County, Florida; son of Alan F. and Judith R. Teplitz; Central Dauphin High School High School, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 1988; Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, magna cum laude, government, (B.A.), 1992; Cornell Law School, Ithaca, New York, cum laude, public law, (J.D.), 1995; chief counsel, policy director, Pennsylvania Auditor General; counsel, Pennsylvania State Senate; associate, litigation, McNees, Wallace, and Nurick LLC., Harrisburg; elected, Democrat, Pennsylvania State Senate, 2012-2016, unsuccessful reelection, 2016; married, Randi, two children.


Phi Beta Kappa, Charles A. Dana Scholar, American Jurisprudence Award, Arthur King Kunkel Prize, American Cancer Society Rookie of the Year Award, National Multiple Sclerosis Society Leadership Award 

Pennsylvania Politics: 

Elected, Democrat, Pennsylvania State Senate 15th district, Dauphin (Part) and York (Part) Counties, 2012-2016; committee assignments, Education, Finance, Intergovernmental Operations, Local Government Committee (minority chairman), Public Health and Welfare Committees; unsuccessful reelection, 2016.


The Pennsylvania Manual, (2013). Bogden, S. (Editor). (Volume 121). Commonwealth of Pennsylvania; Senate Standing Committee Assignments, page 3-41. Biographies of Members of the Senate, page 3-18.