Glenn Thompson

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Republican Pennsylvania

U.S. House (Pennsylvania 5)


Family: Wife: Penny; 3 Children: Parker, Logan, Kale

Born: 07/27/1959 Bellefonte, PA

Home: Howard, Pennsylvania

Religion: Christian

Education: NHA/L, Nursing Home Administration, Marywood University, 2006 MEd, Health Science/Therapeutic Recreation, Temple University, 1998 BS, Therapeutic Recreation, Pennsylvania State University, 1981

Profession: Rehabilitation Services Manager, Susquehanna Health Services, 1995-2008 Adjunct Faculty, Cambria County Community College, 1997-1999 Chief Recreational Therapist, The Williamsport Hospital, 1986-1995 Recreational Therapist, The Williamsport Hospital, 1982-1986 Residential Services Aide, Hope Enterprises, 1981-1982 Centre Crest Nursing Home, 1977-1980

Political: Representative, United States House of Representatives, 2009-present Chair, Centre County Republican Party, 2002-2008 Alternate Delegate, Republican National Convention, 2004 Candidate, Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 76, 1998, 2000 Member, Bald Eagle Area School Board, 1990-1996

Congressional Membership: Vice Chair, Congressional Rural Caucus, present Board Member, Workforce Investment Board, 2002-2007

Organization Membership: President, Juniata Valley Council, Boy Scouts of America, 2007-2008 Member, International Advisory Council, Commission for the Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities, 2006-2008 Board Member/Vice Chair, Private Industry Council of Central Corridors, 2000-2008 Member, Howard Volunteer Fire Company, 1982-2008 Scoutmaster, Howard Troop 353, Boy Scouts of America, 1981-2008 Senior Vice President, Juniata Valley Council, Boy Scouts of America, 2005-2007 Board Member/President, American Therapeutic Recreation Association, 1998-2003 Board Member, Private Industry Council of Centre County, 1999-2000 Board Member/Treasurer, American Therapeutic Recreation Association, 1997-2000 Board Member, Pennsylvania Recreation and Parks Society, 1985-2000 Bellefonte Intervally Chamber of Commerce, 1977-2000 Board Member/President, Pennsylvania Therapeutic Recreation Society, 1990-1998 Technical Expert Member, Inpatient Rehabilitation, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Member, Howard First United Church of Christ Director, Pennsylvania Head Injury Foundation Pennsylvania Rural Development Council Pennsylvania Rural Health Association Director/President, Pennsylvania Therapeutic Recreation Society Republican Governors Club



Education and Labor

Rural Development, Entreprenuership, and Trade

Small Business

Subcommittee on Conservation, Credit, Energy, and Research

Subcommittee on Contracting and Technology

Subcommittee on Healthy Families and Communities

Subcommittee on Higher Education, Lifelong Learning, and Competitiveness

Subcommittee on Regulations and Healthcare

Subcommittee on Rural Development, Biotechnology, Specialty Crops, and Foreign Agriculture

Subcommittee on Rural and Urban Entrepreneurship