John F. Campbell, a Democrat, lives in Quechee, Vermont. He was born in New Hyde Park, New York, on March 3, 1954. He is the senior partner at the law firm of Campbell and Saunders, LLP and is licensed to practice law in Vermont and Florida. He received his Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Florida in 1976 and received his Juris Doctor Degree from Nova University in 1983. He is married to Kathy and they have three children, John Jr., Meghan, and Ryan. He became Senate Majority Leader in 2003. He was the Senate Majority Leader of the Vermont Senate until January 5, 2011, when he was elected Senate Pro Tempore for the legislative session. He still currently serves as the Senate Pro Tempore for Vermont.