The Honorable Ed Staback sits on several boards at The Wright Center for Community Health and its affiliated entity, The Wright Center for Graduate Medical Education. His expertise in finance and economics has allowed him to offer advice benefiting the organization’s operations. Ed was elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1985 and went on to serve 13 more consecutive terms. He was also appointed Lackawanna County Commissioner in 2015 and served through the end of that year to fill a vacancy.
Born and raised in Olyphant, Ed received a bachelor’s degree in economics from King’s College. He worked as a district manager at Commercial Credit Savings and Loan for 24 years before becoming a state representative. Today, Ed lives in Olyphant and with his wife, Angie. He has three children – Sharon, Ed Jr. and Randy – and six grandchildren. A passionate outdoorsman, Ed enjoys trapshooting, hunting, fishing and working around the yard.