Governor Corbett Appoints New Chairman of Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole

Governor Corbett Appoints New Chairman of Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole

News for Immediate Release

Sept. 16, 2014

Lloyd A. White Named New Chairman; Previously Served as Acting Chair

Harrisburg – Governor Tom Corbett announced today that he has appointed Lloyd A. White as the new Chairman of the Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole.

“I am happy to name Lloyd White as Chairman of the Board,” said Gov. Corbett. “He has devoted thirty years of his life to probation, parole and reentry programs.  I am confident he will serve the public well in his new capacity as Chairman.”

Mr. White, who previously served as Acting Chairman from June 2011 to January 2012, is replacing Michael Potteiger, who recently stepped down as Chairman of the Board. Mr. Potteiger shall remain on the Board as a member.

In a statement to employees, Mr. White said, “I am again looking forward to this amazing opportunity to lead one of the most innovative parole boards in the country.  My goal as Chairman is to effectively administer the daily operations of the agency and to continue to move our agency forward, as it is a recognized leader in the field of probation and parole.”

Mr. White’s new post as Chairman is effective immediately.  He was first confirmed by the Senate as a Board Member on June 6, 2001, and reconfirmed on June 25, 2007, and October 1, 2013.

Media contacts:

Governor’s Press Office, 717-783-1116

Sherry Tate, PBPP, 717-772-0260

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