Flynn elected as chairman and Madden vice chairwoman of Northeast Delegation

HARRISBURG, Nov. 18 – State Rep. Marty Flynn, D-Lackawanna, has been selected to serve as chairman of the Northeast Democratic Delegation of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 2021-2022 legislative term. 

Flynn was appointed by the delegation’s 14-member board. 

“I am eager to move our delegation forward to ensure that the Northeast has a unified voice in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives,” Flynn said. “We need to set our agenda and define who we are as a delegation for the next two years and I believe we can collectively accomplish the tasks ahead.” 

In addition, state Rep Maureen Madden, D- Monroe, was chosen to serve as vice- chairwoman. 

“We must use our delegation as an agent of change that will ultimately benefit our region, which is a diverse cross-section of rural and urban communities,” Madden said. 

“The Northeast is a vibrant region, and our delegation will strongly work together 

to make sure we are not overshadowed by the big cities of Philadelphia and Pittsburgh.” 

As chairman, Flynn will organize meetings with key leaders in the administration to help members advance their goals and will serve as the primary contact between House leaders and delegation members.

The Northeast Delegation includes of members who represent Berks, Lackawanna, Lehigh, Luzerne, Monroe and Northampton counties.