Mr. Daneri has spent more than 29 years working within the criminal justice system. Prior to being appointed to the Parole Board, Mr. Daneri had served as the Erie County District Attorney since 2009. Mr. Daneri was selected by the Judges of Common Pleas Court to complete the unexpired term of his District Attorney predecessor. He was elected without opposition in 2011, 2015 and 2019. As the District Attorney with a staff of 35 prosecutors, his office was responsible for all levels of prosecution county-wide, handling in excess of 4,000 cases per year from initial charges through appellate review. Mr. Daneri began his legal career with his own Daneri Law Offices from 1993 to 2000. He first started with the Erie County DA’s Office in 2000 as an Assistant District Attorney and later became the Chief Deputy District Attorney in 2002. Mr. Daneri received his B.A. in Communications in 1981 from Allegheny College and his Juris Doctorate in 1990 from the Capital University School of Law. Mr. Daneri was nominated by Governor Wolf on June 16, 2022, and was confirmed by the Pennsylvania Senate on June 29, 2022.