HARRISBURG, Pa., March 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett has named Linda Rosenberg as executive director of the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency.
Rosenberg has more than 15 years of experience working for PCCD, most recently as director of its Office of Criminal Justice System Improvements.
"It is an honor to have been selected to serve as executive director of PCCD," said Rosenberg. "I am truly humbled to have been given this opportunity to work with our partners in the criminal and juvenile justice systems at all levels of government to reduce crime and victimization."
She began her career at PCCD in 1992, serving as manager of its Computer Laboratory and Training Center and later as chief information officer.
Rosenberg returned to PCCD in 2004 after serving as executive director of the Pennsylvania Justice Network, or JNET, from 2001 to 2004. Under Rosenberg's leadership, JNET earned the Computer World Honors Program Award and PCCD was given the Council of State Government Award for innovative uses of technology.
A member of the Commonwealth Leadership Development Institute for Women in State Government, Rosenberg is a former board member of the National Criminal Justice Association and a former board member of SEARCH, the National Consortium for Justice Information and Statistics.
The Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency is the state's agency for criminal and juvenile justice policy and planning, and works to help victims and assist communities reduce crime. For more information, visit www.pccd.state.pa.us or call 717-705-0888.
Media contact: Tara Mead, 717-265-8470
SOURCE Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency