The Herald, Sharon, Pa.

December 4, 2013

Stevenson won’t seek re-election

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- — “I have been proud to represent the interests of the individuals, families, organizations and businesses that call the 8th District home,” Stevenson said. “The best part about my tenure in the state House has been getting to know the people and the issues that affect them on a daily basis. I am grateful for having had this opportunity to serve. It has been an honor and a privilege.”

In 2010 Stevenson was elected by his colleagues to a position of leadership as the Republican Caucus Administrator. During his tenure, he has successfully authored nine bills into law that directly affect small businesses, veterans, and local government.

Prior to his state service, Stevenson chaired the board of the Mercer County Commissioners and was a member and president of Grove City Borough Council.

Locally, Stevenson owned Stevenson and Co. for more than 20 years and has a long history of public service with many community organizations.

A veteran, Stevenson served in the Air Force from 1968 to 1972. He was an Air Crew member in Korea and served as a Korean Language Specialist with the USAF Security Service.

He holds a bachelor of arts degree from St. Francis College in New York and a master of business administration degree from Suffolk University in Massachusetts.

He and his wife, Sue, have two daughters and five grandchildren.