On January 20, 2015, Mike Stack was sworn in as Pennsylvania’s 33rd lieutenant governor, and in that role serves as presiding officer of the Pennsylvania Senate. He also chairs the Board of Pardons and was appointed by Governor Wolf to chair the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Council.
Lt. Gov. Mike Stack is a former Captain in the Pennsylvania Army National Guard and a graduate of the U.S. Armed Forces Officers Basic Course. He also served as a Judge Advocate General (JAG) for the 28th Infantry Division. Before being elected as lieutenant governor, he served as a member of the Pennsylvania State Senate representing the 5th District, which includes Northeast Philadelphia, Bridesburg, and portions of Port Richmond and Juanita Park, from 2001 to 2015. As a senator, Lt. Gov. Stack was the Democratic chair of the Banking and Insurance Committee and a member of the Aging and Youth, Communications and Technology, Judiciary, Local Government, and Policy committees.
Lt. Gov. Stack earned his law degree from Villanova University Law School in 1992. He is a graduate of LaSalle College High School and of LaSalle University. During the administration of Governor Robert P. Casey, Lt. Gov. Stack was executive deputy director of the Pennsylvania Medical Professional Liability Catastrophic Loss Fund.
Lt. Gov. Stack is a member of the Philadelphia Board of City Trusts, co-chair of the Philadelphia Veterans’ Court Advisory Committee, and a Fellow of the University of Pennsylvania Leadership Academy of the Fels Institute of Government. He serves on the Board of Trustees of Temple University. He is also a member of the Chilean & American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Philadelphia, Officer Daniel Boyle Division 88 Chapter of the Ancient Order of Hibernians, and Shaare Shamayim Men’s Club.