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Wayne Fontana's Biography

  • State Senate (PA) - District 42, Democratic Minority Caucus Chair

Contact Information

543 Main Capitol
Senate Box 203042
Harrisburg, PA 17120-3042

1660 Broadway Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15216-3247

524 Pine Hollow Road
Mc Kees Rocks, PA 15136-1661

1039 Brookline Boulevard, Suite 2
Pittsburgh, PA 15226-2106

Full Name:

Wayne D. Fontana




Wife: Francine; 3 Children: Frank, Melissa, Matthew

Birth Date:


Birth Place:

Pittsburgh, PA

Home City:

Pittsburgh, PA



Associates, Business, Community College of Allegheny County, 1971

Senator, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Senate, District 42, 2005-present

Minority Caucus Chair, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania State Senate, present

Candidate, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Senate, District 42, 2018

Minority Caucus Administrator, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Senate, 2011-2015

County Council, Allegheny County Council, 12th District, 2000-2005

Former Member, Appropriations Committee, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Senate

Former Member, Communications and Technology Committee, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Senate

Former Member, Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure Committee, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Senate

Sales Manager/Associate Broker, Howard Hanna Real Estate Services, 2001-2005

Board Member, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Pittsburgh, present

Member, Joint State Government Task Force and Advisory Committee to Study the Current System for Providing Services to Indigent Criminal Defendants, present

Member, Joint State Government Task Force on Real Property Law, present

Vice-Chair, Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA), present

Member, Pittsburgh Economic Industrial Development Corporation, present

Member, Pittsburgh Land Bank, present

Member, Redevelopment Authority of Allegheny County, present

Chair, Sports and Exhibition Authority Board, present

Member, Task Force on Lead Exposure and the Hazards of Lead Poisoning Advisory Committee, present

Former Vice Chair, Allegheny County Democratic Committee

Former Member, Boiler Makers Union Local 154

Member, Hilltop Lions Club

Member, Italian Sons and Daughters of America

Member, National Realtors Association

Member, Realtors Association of Metropolitan Pittsburgh, Government Affairs Committee

Member, Resurrection Catholic Church

Member, South Pittsburgh Community Development Corporation

Former Member, Teamsters Locals 249, 211

Committee Member, Allegheny County Democratic Committee, 19th Ward, 1994-2006

Volunteer, Children's Hospital Free Care Fund, 2001-2005