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Roger E. Nick 

Roger E. Nick

Roger E. Nick was appointed as a Member of the State Ethics Commission on January 2, 2013, by then Speaker of the House, Samuel H. Smith.

Mr. Nick is a native of Smethport, Pennsylvania, and a graduate of Edinboro State University with a B.A. in Political Science. Mr. Nick was employed by the Pennsylvania General Assembly and the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency from 1973 until his retirement in 2009. During his 36-year career with the Commonwealth, Mr. Nick held a number of positions with the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, including Executive Director of the House Transportation Committee (1973 – 1976), Legislative Liaison to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (1983 - 1985), and Chief of Staff to Speaker of the House Matthew J. Ryan (1985 - 2003). Mr. Nick served as an Executive Assistant to State Senator Robert J. Kusse from 1976 to 1983. Mr. Nick also served as the Vice President of the Legislative and Board of Affairs for the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency from 2003 to 2005. Mr. Nick returned to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 2005, serving as the Chief Clerk from 2005 until his retirement in 2009.

Mr. Nick was active as a Member of the Legislative Audit Advisory Commission, a position he held from 2011 to 2013.