HARRISBURG, Pa., July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today announced he has nominated Craig R. McKay and Michael Potteiger to serve as members of the Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole, subject to confirmation by the state Senate.
The governor also appointed Lloyd A. White as the board's acting chairman. White has been a board member since 2001.
McKay, an attorney from Bethel Park, Allegheny County, is first assistant district attorney in Washington County. He formerly served as an assistant U.S. Attorney and also as a trial lawyer.
Potteiger, of York Haven, York County, is director of Adult Probation and Parole Services for Dauphin County. He was formerly a parole officer in Dauphin and Northumberland counties.
White, of Harrisburg, began his career as a police officer for Clarion University and received municipal police officer certification. He was a probation and parole officer for 14 years for Bucks County Adult Probation Department and was named Bucks County Probation Officer of the Year in 1996. He was first appointed to the board in 2001 and was re-appointed in 2007.
White is a member of the Association of Paroling Authorities International and the American Probation and Parole Association.
White succeeds Catherine C. McVey, who had been chairman for the past six years.
The Board of Probation and Parole is committed to protecting the safety of the public, addressing the needs of crime victims, improving county adult probation and parole services and assisting in the fair administration of justice by ensuring the custody, control, and treatment of offenders under the board's jurisdiction. For more information, visit www.pbpp.state.pa.us.
Sherry Tate, Board of Probation and Parole; 717-787-2608
Janet Kelley, Governor's Office; 717-783-1116
SOURCE Pennsylvania Office of the Governor