State Representative Mark M. Gillen began serving the people in the 128th Legislative District in 2011. The district now includes portions of Berks County.

As a state representative and the Republican chair of the Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, his top priorities are serving our veterans and military, eliminating wasteful spending, reducing the size of state government and continuing the fight to eliminate property taxes. 

Mark has served as a Pennsylvania licensed Emergency Medical Technician for 30 years. Additionally, he is a former Pennsylvania correctional officer.

Mark previously served as a Berks County jury commissioner and on Mohnton Borough Council. He is a member of a number of civic organizations and clubs, as well as the Mohnton Fish and Game Protective Association, the Neversink Gun Club, the Perry Township Game Association and the Pike Township Sportsman’s Association. He also is a member of the Colonel Jacob Morgan Post 537 of the American Legion in Morgantown.

He graduated from Pennsbury High School and attended Bucks County Community College, Bob Jones University and the University of South Carolina at Spartanburg. He has a master’s degree in education from Kutztown University.

He and his wife, Kim, are blessed to have five children.

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