Biography 

Steven C. Mentzer, of Lancaster County, was elected to represent the citizens of the 97th Legislative District in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in November 2012.

Before his election to office, Mentzer served as the treasurer of Manheim Township. He has also been heavily involved in a variety of humanitarian efforts, both locally and globally, since 2006.

Learn more on his Facebook page.

As president of the Central American Relief Efforts, he headed a non-profit organization which mobilizes U.S. volunteers and humanitarian aid to impoverished areas of Central America.

Mentzer also worked at Mission Relief Services, where he organized the Presbyterian Medical Equipment Delivery Project. As part of the project, he led several teams of missionaries to collect donated medical and surgical supplies from U.S. hospitals and redistribute them to third-world countries.

Before joining Mission Relief Services, Mentzer worked as a financial consultant at Smith Barney and an account executive at Merrill Lynch, where he managed portfolios totaling $40 million in assets.

In addition to his professional endeavors, Mentzer has also been an active volunteer with many community organizations, including the Lancaster County Council of Churches, Lancaster Toastmasters, Susquehanna Association for the Blind and Big Brothers Big Sisters Lancaster. He currently serves as the world community services chairman for the Lancaster Rotary Club and as an elder of the First Presbyterian Church in Lancaster.

A lifelong resident of Lancaster County, Mentzer graduated from Manheim Township High School and attended Elizabethtown College, where he was a business administration major.

Mentzer and his wife, Sally, currently reside in Manheim Township and have two children.

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