Prison Board seeking citizen member

This news from the county Public Information Office:

The Bucks County Prison Oversight Board is accepting applications to fill a citizen member vacancy, replacing outgoing member Walter Stevens who resigned this month.

The board, which oversees the operations of the Bucks County Correctional Facility and the Men’s and Women’s Community Corrections Centers, consists of the chairman, Sheriff Duke Donnelly; vice chairman, citizen member Brian McGuffin; secretary, Controller Ray McHughCommissioners Robert G. Loughery, Charles H. Martin and Diane M. Ellis Marseglia; President Judge Susan D. Scott; county Chief Probation Officer Sean Ryan; Public Defender Christina King; and citizen member Karen Dopson.

The board’s monthly meetings include an update on Department of Corrections business from Director of Corrections Bill Plantier, a controller’s report, inspection information and subcommittee discussions. Meetings are usually held the second Wednesday of the month at 1:30pm in Doylestown.

To be considered for a position, candidates must send their resumes to the Bucks County Controller’s Office, Attention: Prison Oversight Board, 55 E. Court Street, Doylestown, PA 18901. Resumes will be accepted until Friday, June 29.

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