Todd Stephens has served as the State Representative for the 151st Legislative District in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania since 2010. Serving his sixth term, he has established himself as an effective, independent voice working with members of both parties to achieve real results for his district and the people of Pennsylvania. He is the Chairman of the House Ethics Committee and serves on the Judiciary, Government Oversight, Consumer Affairs, Transportation and Children and Youth Committees.

Prior to joining the legislature, Todd served as a prosecutor for nearly 10 years as a Montgomery County Assistant District Attorney and a Special Assistant United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Over the course of his career Todd led the Major Crimes, Sex Crimes, and Firearms Units. He led the office in number of cases tried twice achieving a 99% conviction rate over 1500 cases and securing 18 homicide convictions.

Legislatively, Todd has focused considerable attention on criminal justice issues. He has served on the House Judiciary Committee since 2010 and has been the Chairman of the Courts Subcommittee leading the impeachment investigations into former Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane and former Lancaster County Sheriff Mark Reese. He has also served as a member of the Interstate Commission for Adult Offender Supervision since 2011, a member of the Pennsylvania Commission on Sentencing since 2012 and has been the Chairman of the Commission on Sentencing since 2019.

Todd led the effort to improve our child protection laws following the tragic Jerry Sandusky and clergy child abuse revelations. He has also worked tirelessly to reduce gun violence. Overall, Todd has supported data-driven, evidence-based criminal justice reforms to reduce recidivism and improve our criminal justice system.

In addition to his extensive criminal justice work, Todd has been the leading voice to eliminate PFAS from drinking water. When the federal government discovered the military had contaminated the local public water system near the former Willow Grove Naval Air Station, Todd led the effort to eliminate PFAS from local drinking water, obtain blood tests for area residents and conduct a comprehensive health study into the health effects of these chemicals. He currently serves as the Chairman of the Military Installation Remediation and Infrastructure Authority, a local authority he created through legislation to fund PFAS remediation and economic development efforts.

Among his other significant achievements Todd wrote “Libre’s Law” – the most comprehensive animal protection law in Pennsylvania history named for a Boston Terrier who survived horrific abuse. As a result of this law, Pennsylvania was named the most-improved state in the Nation and Todd was named one of America’s Top Ten Animal Defenders by the Animal Legal Defense Fund in 2018.
Todd obtained his law degree from Widener University School of Law while working full-time in the Montgomery County Prothonotary’s Office and while running his own small business. He graduated from Shippensburg University with a degree in Government and from Hatboro-Horsham High School.

Todd, his wife, Nicole, and their two sons, Will and Ben live in Horsham Township, Pennsylvania.