STATE ELECTED OFFICIALS
PA State Senate - 40th Senate District
Mario Scavello is a current memeber of the Pennsylvania State Senate representing the 40th district. Prior to his election to the State Senate in 2014, he served as a member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives representing the 176th Legislative District of Pennsylvania. He has also served as a Monroe County Commissioner and the Mayor of Mount Pocono.
PA House of Representatives -189th Legislative District
State Representative Rosemary M. Brown represents the 189th Legislative District, which includes Barrett, Delaware, Hamilton, Lehman, Middle Smithfield, Porter, Ross, Smithfield and Stroud townships, as well as Delaware Water Gap Borough. A longtime Pocono resident, Rosemary is focused on reducing or eliminating school property taxes and creating a fairer allocation of state education funds.
The 2015-16 legislative session marks her third term representing the people of the 189th District in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. She was first elected to represent the district on Nov. 2, 2010.
Rosemary is a member of St. John’s Parish in East Stroudsburg. She is a graduate of East Stroudsburg High School and attended the University of Scranton, where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in communications.
Her business career began in an Executives Management Training program with Macy’s. Rosemary then continued working as an Executive Sales Manager and Assistant Buyer with Macy’s, Saks Fifth Avenue and the Bon-Ton stores. Rosemary then transferred her business skills into the field of pharmaceutical sales where she worked for Hoffman La-Roche and Vistakon (a division of Johnson & Johnson) in primary care, hospital and specialty sales.
Rosemary is also a dedicated mother, and she has been married to her high school sweetheart, Joe, for 20 years. They have three children, Kennedy, Carter and Reagan.
PA House of Representatives -176th Legislative District
Jack Rader Jr. was elected in 2014 to represent Monroe County’s 176th Legislative District in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. He is now serving in his forth term.
Prior to his election, Rader served 28 years on the Jackson Township Board of Supervisors in Monroe County, including 20 years as chairman. In addition, he served as chairman of the Pocono-Jackson Water Authority, vice president of the Monroe County Council of Government, chairman of the Hamilton/Jackson/Pocono Park and Open Space Commission, and vice chairman of the Chestnuthill/Jackson/Eldred/Ross/Polk Regional Planning Board. Rader is also a past president of the Monroe County Township Officials’ Board.
Rader’s business background includes three decades as the manager and vice president of Mountain Springs Resort, located in Reeders. The company has been owned by Rader’s family for more than a half-century.
Rader is a graduate of Pocono Mountain High School and earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Susquehanna University.
His legislative priorities include job creation and economic growth in addition to addressing the school property tax issue.
Rader lives in Reeders with his wife, Susan. They are proud parents of four children and six grandchildren.