|Preceded by Fred Milanovich|
Political party Democratic Party
|Spouse Frances Colafella|
Name Nick Colafella
|Born January 13, 1939 (age 76)
West Aliquippa, Pennsylvania (1939-01-13) |
Alma mater Youngstown University Duquesne University University of Pittsburgh
Education Duquesne University, University of Pittsburgh, Youngstown State University
Succeeded by Vincent A. Biancucci
Nicholas A. Colafella is a former Democratic member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.
He is a 1956 graduate of Aliquippa High School. He earned a degree in education from Youngstown University in 1962, an M.Ed. from Duquesne University in 1965, and a Ph.D. in higher education from the University of Pittsburgh.
Prior to elective office, he served as a dean at the Community College of Beaver County. In 1978, he unsuccessfully sought the Democratic nomination for Pennsylvania's 25th congressional district. He was first elected to represent the 15th legislative district in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1980, a position he held until his retirement in 2002.
He was named to the Pennsylvania State Ethics Commission in 2004.