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Edwin Erickson's Biography
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Edwin 'Ted' B. Erickson
Wife: Katherine; 1 Child: Jonathan
PhD, Biochemistry/Microbiology, Bryn Mawr College, 1969
BS, Biology/Chemistry, Albright College, 1960
Senator, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Senate, District 26, 2001-2014
Majority Policy Chair, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Senate, 2011-2014
Chair, Delaware County Council, 1987-1989
Member, Delaware County Council, 1982-1989
Former Member, Army Science Board
Member, Arthritis Caucus
Member, Autism Caucus
Member, Biotechnology/Life Science Caucus
Member, Delaware County Economic Development Partnership
Member, Delaware County Transportation Management Association
Member, Delaware River Basin Caucus
Member, Delaware River Port Caucus
Member, Firefighter and Emergency Services Caucus
Member, Local Government Commission
Member, Pennsylvania Energy Development Authority
Board of Directors, Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency
Member, Pro-Life Caucus
Chair, Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission, 1988-1989
Biology Professor, Drexel University
Biology Professor, East Stroudsburg State College
Director of Public Health, Upper Darby Township
Executive Director, Delaware County, 1992-2001
Regional Administrator, US Environmental Protection Agency, Region III, 1989-1992
Chief Administrative Officer of Upper Darby Township, 1976-1982
Assistant Professor of Biology, Hamilton College, 1969-1973
Religious, Civic, and other Memberships
Founding Member, Community Action Agency
Member, Delaware County Community College Educational Foundation
Founder, Delaware County Human Services Partnership
Member, Green Space Alliance
Member, March of Dimes
Member, Partnership for the Delaware Estuary
Member, Scouting for Food
President, Pennsylvania Resources Council, 1996
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