State Representative Mark Mustio, 44th Legislative District, has represented the residents of western Allegheny County since he was first elected in a special election on June 17, 2003.
During the 2017-18 session, Mark has been appointed to serve as Majority Chairman of the Pennsylvania House Professional Licensure Committee and a member of the Liquor Control Committee.
The Professional Licensure Committee maintains jurisdiction over all legislation dealing with the 29 professional and occupational licensing boards located administratively in the Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs (BPOA) in the Department of State. Additionally, the committee is charged with reviewing the various regulations put forward by the Department of State regarding licensed professionals. Professionals range from physicians and cosmetologists to real estate agents and funeral directors.
Rep. Mustio received the 2016 Bob O’Conner Junior Achievement Leadership Award, recognizing his efforts to inspire young people to become involved Junior Achievement volunteer projects in their communities. The Pennsylvania Health Care Association (PHCA) awarded the PHCA Better Life Award to Rep. Mustio in recognition of his commitment to Pennsylvania’s seniors and their care providers. He was the driving force behind the Care Facility Carbon Monoxide Alarm Standards Act.
In keeping with Rep. Mustio’s economic development agenda, he was the recipient of the Pittsburgh Airport Chamber’s first “Legislative Legacy” Award. This award is given in appreciation of an individual’s legacy of leadership, steadfastness and diligence in working for our region’s residents and businesses. He also is the proud recipient of the 2013-2014 and 2015-16 NFIB Guardian of Small Business Awards, 2006 Taxpayer Watchdog and 2006 Economic Development and Job Creation awards.
A 1975 graduate of Moon Area School District, Rep. Mustio went on to Grove City College and graduated in 1979 with a degree in business administration. He became a casualty underwriter with Aetna from 1979-1981. Mark is the president of HHM Insurors and a partner in HHM Benefits and has been with the firm since leaving Aetna in 1981. He has his Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter (CPCU), Chartered Insurance Counselor (CIC), Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) and Certified School Risk Manager (CSRM) designations.
Rep. Mustio had the honor of serving the community previously as a Moon Township supervisor, past chairman of the Pittsburgh Airport Area Chamber of Commerce, and served on the boards of the Western Area YMCA, Moon Area Excellence in Education and the Airport Corridor Transportation Association.
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