Rep. Joe Webster's Biography

State Representative Joe Webster was elected to the state legislature for the 150th Legislative District in the commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Part of the first generation in his large Philadelphia family to attend college, Joe was appointed to the Air Force Academy. He furthered his education at Wright State University, by attending the Naval War College, as well as obtaining a PhD in Public Policy from The George Washington University.

Among various assignments in the Air Force, Joe managed the modernization program for the Air National Guard and the Air Force Reserve forces as they deployed to Afghanistan and Iraq. Overall, he worked for 20 years in the Pentagon on special government projects and, as a colonel, Joe served as legislative liaison between the U.S. Congress and the Air Force.

During his tenure at the Air Force Academy, he served as an Assistant Professor teaching Speech Communications, Executive Writing and Western Civilizations/Values.

In 2011, Joe returned to Pennsylvania transitioning to a commercial career in information technologies and as a Professor of National Security Strategy for the Air University in Montgomery, AL. He now lives on the banks of the Perkiomen Creek with his wife, Laura Winslow. They have three adult children, Ben, Eddie and Monica Rose.

His legislative priorities include providing quality education, protecting the commonwealth’s natural resources and environment, combatting gun violence and providing access to affordable healthcare in order to promote a healthy workforce and enhance economic growth.