A lifelong resident of Northumberland County, State Representative Lynda Schlegel Culver has defined the course of her life by service to family, friends and community.
Culver represents the 108th Legislative District, which includes the city of Sunbury, Delaware, East Chillisquaque, Jackson, Lewis, Little Mahanoy, Lower Augusta, Lower Mahanoy, Point, Rockefeller, Rush, Turbot, Upper Augusta and West Chillisquaque townships in Northumberland County; Chapman, Monroe, Union and Washington townships in Snyder County; Herndon, McEwensville, Milton, Northumberland, Riverside, Snydertown, Turbotville and Watsontown boroughs in Northumberland County, and Freeburg and Shamokin Dam boroughs in Snyder County.
The 2017-18 legislative session marks Lynda’s fourth term representing the people of the 108th District in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. She was first elected to represent the district in 2010.
During the current session, Lynda is serving as a member of the House Transportation, Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness, Aging and Older Adult Services and Insurance committees. Additionally, she is again serving as a deputy policy chair for the House Majority Policy Committee, which travels across the state conducting meetings and gathering information about important state issues.
For more than 20 years, Lynda served as a staff leader in the office of former state Representative Merle Phillips. In that role, she learned the ins and outs of state and local government, while dedicating herself to coordinating top-notch constituent service for local residents turning to the office for help.
Outside her professional role, Lynda offers time and leadership to many local community organizations, including the Early Learning Investment Committee, Greater Susquehanna Valley Chamber of Commerce and Central PA Chamber of Commerce, Soroptimist International, Sunbury Revitalization Inc. (SRI), and serves as a member of the Economics PA Susquehanna Valley Area Regional Advisory Board. Lynda is also a member of the board of trustees for Sunbury Community Hospital, the advisory board for Northumberland County Area Agency on Aging, the board of directors for Penn Valley Airport Authority, and the Enactus advisory board for Susquehanna University. She is also a member of the Milton Area School District, Line Mountain School District and Warrior Run School District Act 339 Advisory Boards.
Lynda was the 2014 recipient of the Greater Susquehanna Valley Chamber of Commerce Dan Foss Heritage Award; the 2012 Charles H. Coder Leadership in Entrepreneurial Innovation Award from the Bucknell University Small Business Development Center; the 2012 Guy Temple Award from Leadership Susquehanna Valley; and the 2011 Soroptimist International Ruby Award.
A Shikellamy High School graduate, Lynda earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science with a concentration in public administration from Bloomsburg University. She is also a graduate of the Leadership Susquehanna Valley Program. Lynda lives in Rockefeller Township with her husband, Tom, and son, Joshua. The family is active at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church in Sunbury.
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