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Camera BartolottaREPRepublican State Senator, District 46
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Camera Chatham Bartolotta is an American politician. A Republican, she is currently the Pennsylvania state Senator for the 46th district. Prior to being elected to the Senate in the 2014 election, she opened the first quick-lube business in the Mon Valley, Duke of Oil, and also produced “La Dolce Vita,” a cooking show that aired on WPXI-TV and PCNC. She serves on the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, Pittsburgh Film Office Board of Trustees, the Pittsburgh Ballet Board of Trustees, the University of Pittsburgh Institute of Politics Board of Fellows, and the Pennsylvania Prison Society Board.Camera Bartolotta represents the 46th Senatorial District which includes residents of Beaver, Greene and Washington counties. She was elected to her first term in 2014, defeating Democratic incumbent Tim Solobay. In doing so, she became the first Republican to represent the 46th district in 38 years, and the first ever woman.In the Senate, Bartolotta serves as Chair of the Labor & Industry Committee, as well as serving as a member of the Local Government Committee, Rules & Executive Nominations Committee, Transportation Committee, and Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee. She is also a co-chair of the Senate Gas and Oil Caucus, co-founded the bipartisan Criminal Justice Reform Caucus, and founded the Film Industry Caucus, a bicameral group working to support research and analysis of the role that Pennsylvania’s film industry plays in economic development, job creation and revenue enhancement. She attended Corvallis High School, an all-girls Catholic school in Los Angeles. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree at Saint Mary's College of California.

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Education3 - 3 of 1
Saint Mary's College of California
BS Psychology/Business Administration
1981 - 1985
Past Positions1 - 7 of 7
Majority Caucus Administrator
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Senate
2021 - Current
Senator
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Senate
2014 - Current
Executive Producer
Principalities of Darkness, Limited Liability Company
2011 - Current
Owner
Dolce Productions, Limited Liability Company
2004 - Current
Owner
Duke of Oil
1988 - Current
Owner
Bartolotta Investments, Incorporated
1988 - Current
Actor
Camera Bartolotta
1984 - Current
Other Experience1 - 30 of 30
Member
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Current
Member
American Cancer Society
Current
Member
Canonsburg Chamber of Commerce
2014
Member
Elks Lodge #455
2014
Member
Washington County Chamber of Commerce
2014
Life Member
Firearms Owners Against Crime (FOAC)
2013 - Current
Life Member
National Rifle Association (NRA)
2013 - Current
Member
Monongahela Chamber of Commerce
2013 - Current
Volunteer - Committee Member
American Heart Association
2010 - Current
Volunteer- Light the Night Co-Captain
Lymphoma Leukemia Society
2009 - 2010
Chair- Regional Chair
National Parent Teacher Association Reflections Program
2003 - 2009
Vice President
Ringgold Parent Teacher Association
2008 - 2009
Board Member
Pittsburgh Film Office
Board Member
United Way
Board Member
Pittsburgh Ballet Theater
Licensed Private Pilot
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
Member
Choctaw Tribe of Oklahoma
Member
International Women's Leadership Association
Member
Continental Who's Who
Member
Our Clubhouse (Gilda's Club Western Pennsylvania)
Member
Saint Damien of Molokai Catholic Church
Member
Pennsylvania Prison Society
Member
National Association of Professional Women
Former Member
Urban Affairs and Housing Committee, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Senate
Former Member
Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Senate
Former Member
Environmental Resources and Energy Committee, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Senate
Former Member
Judiciary Committee, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Senate
Former Member
Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure Committee, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Senate
Former Member
Community, Economic and Recreational Development, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Senate
Former Vice Chair
Intergovernmental Operations Committee, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Senate