Rep. Perry Stambaugh is a farmer and rural advocate with deep ties to his community. Stambaugh was raised locally and graduated from West Perry High School. He then went to Penn State University to start his career in rural and community journalism.
Stambaugh is the owner/operator of a 200-acre bicentennial family farm in Green Park, Perry County. A long-time rural
advocate, 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.

Stambaugh held many titles before becoming state representative in 2021, working as a rural and agricultural magazine editor on the local, statewide and national levels. His most notable publications include 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.

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 Legion Post 177, Sons of the American Revolution and Historical Society of Perry County. He is an Eagle Scout.

A widower, Perry has two adult sons, Garrett and Griffin, and four grandchildren.