A farmer and rural advocate with lifelong ties to his community, Rep. Stambaugh owns/operates a 200-acre bicentennial family farm in Green Park, Perry County. He supports measures that will greatly increase rural residents’ access to high-speed Internet service and backs state constitutional reforms, such as implementing term limits, electing state appellate judges on a district (not statewide) basis, and eliminating property taxes to fund schools.

Before becoming state representative in 2021, Stambaugh spent his professional career as a rural and agricultural magazine editor on local, statewide, and national levels, notably with Pennsylvania Farmer magazine (merged into American Agriculturist as of 2000); Penn Lines magazine, published by the Pennsylvania Rural Electric Association; and RE Magazine, produced by the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association.

An Eagle Scout, he is a member of the Perry County Bicentennial Committee, Perry County Chamber of Commerce, Perry County Farm Bureau, Perry County Friends of Scouting Breakfast Committee, Madison Grange No. 2064, The Perry Historians, National Rifle Association, Sons of the American Revolution, and Historical Society of Perry County.

A widower, Stambaugh has two adult sons and four grandchildren.