Rep. Mary Jo Daley's Biography
Mary Jo Daley was first elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, representing the 148th Legislative District in Montgomery County, in 2012. Her election to state office continues a deep commitment to community service spanning over 20 years.
Daley, promising to be a strong voice for her constituents in Harrisburg, is leading efforts to stop the further erosion of women's rights, bring on-line voter registration to Pennsylvania, fight for marriage equality and non-discrimination in Pennsylvania, and encourage smart economic development to the 148th District. Daley currently serves as a member of the Appropriations Committee, Aging and Older Adult Services Committee, Finance Committee, Health Committee, and State Government Committee.
Daley's work resume includes 20 years at the University of Pennsylvania, culminating in a position where she was directly responsible for balancing a multi-million-dollar annual budget at an institution that supports some of the world's most important and groundbreaking biomedical research.
Daley served for 20 years as a member of Narberth Borough Council, including 10 years as council president. Her record of distinguished service prepared her for her role in the legislature by knowing how to work with others, build relationships, and produce results for her constituents.
Daley graduated from Gwynedd Mercy College with an associate in science degree. She then continued her studies, earning a bachelor of business administration from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Recognizing her passion for public service, Daley later obtained an MPA from the Fels Center of Government at the University of Pennsylvania.
Locally, Daley has a long record of civic involvement, serving on many boards and commissions in both her hometown and Montgomery County. Daley and her husband Bob Winkelman live in Narberth. Her children and grandchildren all live in the area.