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PACDL Members Appointed to PCCD Probation and Parole Advisory Committee

August 21, 2020 (Harrisburg)  Three members of PACDL have been nominated to serve on the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency County Adult Probation and Parole Advisory Committee.  Adam Zucker from Montgomery County has agreed to serve on the Funding Committee, Petra Gross of Cumberland County has agreed to serve on the Standards Committee and Michael Winters, will take a seat on the Training Committee.

PACDL Announces 2020 Annual Membership Meeting 

PACDL has rescheduled its Annual Membership Meeting for Thursday, October 1 at 4:30 p.m. There is no fee to attend the membership meeting, but registration is required so login credentials for the webinar can be sent to you.  Register on this home page by scrolling down under CLEs, Events and Meetings and clicking on the Membership Meeting. The purpose of the membership meeting is to conduct elections of officers and directors, entertain revisions to its bylaws and consider proposals to the Association's bylaws. 

The following members are standing for election as officers and directors:
Peter E. Kratsa, President (retains office as per Article II of the bylaws), West Chester
Patrick A. Casesy, President-Elect, Scranton
Brian McMonagle, Vice-President, Eastern District, Philadelphia
Jason Dunkle, Vice President, Middle District, State College
Secretary, Edward F. Spreha, Harrisburg
Treasurer, Wana Saadzoi, Media
John McMahon, Director, Norristown
Caroline Donato, Director, West Chester
Ashley E. Shapiro, Director, Philadelphia
Ellen Brotman, Director, Philadelphia
Brian Jordan, Director, Stroudsburg
Chris Patterson, Director, Lancaster

Immediately following the PACDL Annual Membership Meeting, the PACDL Foundation for Justice will hold its annual meeting.