The members of Pennsylvania's Justice Reinvestment Working Group, charged with looking into ways to cut costs without jeopardizing public safety, include Co-Chairs Corrections Secretary John Wetzel and PCCD Chair Mark Zimmer.
According to the Harrisburg Patriot-News, the rest of the work group is comprised of:
Governor Corbett’s Chief of Staff William Ward; Deputy Chief of Staff Christopher Abruzzo; Secretary and Deputy Secretary for Legislative Affairs Annmarie Kaiser and Joseph Murzyn; Secretary and Deputy Director of Policy and Planning Jennifer G. Branstetter and Andrew Paris; State Police Commissioner Frank Noonan; Welfare Secretary Gary D. Alexander; and Budget Secretary Charles Zogby.
Representatives from the legislative branch include: Rep. Thomas R. Caltagirone, D-Berks, minority chairman of the House Judiciary Committee; Rep. Ron Marsico, R-Lower Paxton Twp., chairman of the House Judiciary Committee; Sen. Jay Costa, D- Allegheny, Senate minority leader; and Sen. Stewart J. Greenleaf, R-Montgomery, chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Representatives of the judicial branch include: state Supreme Court Chief Justice Ron Castille; Blair County President Judge Jolene Grubb-Kopriva; James E. Anderson, executive director of the Juvenile Court Judges’ Commission; Mark H. Bergstrom, executive director of the Pennsylvania Commission on Sentencing; Thomas B. Darr, deputy court administrator for the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts; Raymond Billotte, Allegheny County Court Administrator; Edward M. Marsico Jr., Dauphin County District Attorney; Greg Rowe, director of legislative and policy, Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office; Michael Machen, Public Defenders Association of Pennsylvania; Lloyd White, chairman of the PA Board of Probation & Parole; Sean R. Ryan, Bucks County Adult Probation and Parole; and Gregg L. Warner, counsel for the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Other members of the group include: Linda Rosenberg, executive director of the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime & Delinquency; Carol Wilson Hummel, warden of the Indiana County Jail; Brinda Carroll Penyak, deputy director of the County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania; Amy Rosenberry, executive director of the Pennsylvania Chiefs of Police Association; and Carol Lavery, Office of the Victim Advocate.
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