Christiana official legislative portrait
|Member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives
from the 15th district
January 6, 2009
|Preceded by||Vince Biancucci|
|Constituency||Part of Beaver County.|
|Residence||Center Township, Beaver County, Pennsylvania|
|Alma mater||Washington & Jefferson College|
|Profession||automotive sales consultant
The great-grandson of Italian immigrants, Christiana is a fourth-generation resident of Beaver County, Pennsylvania and a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Beaver, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Beaver High School in Beaver, Pennsylvania in 2002.
He attended Washington & Jefferson College, where he played on the men's soccer team. As a college senior in 2005, Christiana became the youngest member of the Beaver Borough Council. He graduated in 2006 with a degree in political science. He also worked as a sales consultant at the Bobby Rahal Automotive Group in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. As a Republican member of the Beaver Borough Council, Christiana served as the chair of the Finance Committee, where he helped build a budget surplus and delivered a reduction in the borough's property tax.
|2008||Jim Christiana||15,134||51.5||Vince Biancucci||14,280||48.5%|
- Jim Christiana (R) official PA House profile
- State Representative Jim Christiana official caucus website
- Elect Jim Christiana State Representative official campaign website
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