Our Board Members
To be eligible to be appointed by the Governor for membership on the Board, an individual must have at least six years of professional experience in parole, probation, social work, or related areas, including one year in a supervisory or administrative capacity, and a bachelor’s degree. Board members may not hold any other office or employment, and they are not permitted to take any active part in politics, a prohibition that applies to all Board employees.


 Michael C. Potteiger, Chairman
 

Appointed Chairman by Governor Tom Corbett on January 30, 2012, Mr. Potteiger has more than 22 years of experience and increasing responsibility in the field of probation and parole, which includes the development of programs that contribute to community safety through the successful reintegration of offenders.

Chairman Potteiger began his career as a probation officer in Dauphin County in 1989 following his graduation from Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice.
 
While supervising felony drug offenders as a probation officer, he was involved in the development of the Intensive Drug Unit in Dauphin County and was a member of the United States Marshals Fugitive Task Force. In 2002, Mr. Potteiger became the Chief Adult Probation Officer of Northumberland County where he implemented Treatment Courts for offenders with behavioral issues, such as drug and alcohol abuse and mental health diagnoses.  He was recognized by the Pennsylvania Association of Probation, Parole and Corrections (PAPPC) as its 2006 recipient of the Probation and Parole Professional of the Year Award.

In 2008, Mr. Potteiger returned to Dauphin County as the Director of Adult Probation and Parole Services. As director, he focused on developing and utilizing programs with an emphasis on re-entry that engaged family members in the process. These efforts included a Truancy Initiative, an Offender Mentoring Program conducted by successful ex-offenders and Family Group Conferencing.  Mr. Potteiger was instrumental in bringing specialized courts to Dauphin County with the implementation of Drug and Mental Health Courts. He also was involved with the development of a Veterans Court, which was implemented shortly after he was appointed to the Board.

Mr. Potteiger was elected as the President of the Pennsylvania County Chief Adult Probation and Parole Officers Association of Pennsylvania in 2008 and held that position until being confirmed by the Senate as a member of the Board on December 13, 2011.


 Edward L. Burke
  Mr. Burke earned a Bachelor of Science in Administration of Justice from Penn State University in 1981 and an A.A.S in Police Administration from Harrisburg Area Community College. Mr. Burke began his criminal justice career in 1982 as a juvenile probation officer in Dauphin County. In March 1985, he began working for the PA Board of Probation and Parole as a parole agent at the State Correctional Institution Rockview. In conjunction with his work as a parole agent, Mr. Burke was a part-time PA Department of Education ABE/GED Educational Coordinator at SCI-Rockview from 1986 to 1987. In June 2007, Mr. Burke became a parole supervisor at SCI-Rockview. He is actively involved in his community as a youth sports coach in basketball, football and soccer and a youth baseball umpire. He is also a volunteer with the annual Bellefonte Children’s Fair and helps to raise funds for the Bellefonte Little League and Teener leagues. Mr. Burke is a guest lecturer to Penn State University seniors enrolled in the Administration of Justice program. On October 1, 2013, Mr. Burke was confirmed by the Senate.

 Randy P. Feathers
  Mr. Feathers earned a bachelor’s degree in Criminology from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and an Associates Degree in Letters, Arts & Sciences from Penn State University in 1979. He has over 30 years of progressive law enforcement experience beginning as a police officer in Washington, D.C. in 1981.  Much of his work has focused on drug investigation and enforcement starting with the Altoona Police Department’s Narcotics and Vice Unit from 1982 until 1988.  Since 1988, he worked for the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General Bureau of Narcotics where he held positions of progressively increasing responsibility.  In 2005 he was appointed the director of the State College regional office of the Attorney General’s Bureau of Narcotics Investigations and Drug Control.  As director, he oversaw investigations in 15 of Pennsylvania’s counties and supervised over 5,000 drug investigations, including the arrest of approximately 1,300 subjects.  Mr. Feathers is a graduate of the Metropolitan Police Academy, Washington, D.C., Pennsylvania State Police Municipal Academy, PA Office of Attorney General Academy, and additional trainings from the FBI, DEA and PSP.  He is active in the community assisting with the development of the Blair County Drug Court, vice-president of the Blair County Drug and Alcohol Program and is the current president of the Booker T. Washington Revitalization Committee, which focuses on revitalizing needed areas in Pennsylvania. Mr. Feathers was unanimously approved by the Senate on October 3, 2012, to begin his term as a Board Member.

 Michael L. Green
  Mr. Green received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from Morgan State University, Baltimore, Maryland and a Master of Science degree in Social Administration from Temple University.  Mr. Green has over 30 years of experience in community corrections, probation/parole, and court administration, including the establishment of Juvenile and Adult Drug Courts.  He was appointed First Deputy Chief Probation Officer in Philadelphia County.  Prior to his appointment to the Board by Governor Edward G. Rendell, Mr. Green served as the Chief Probation Officer for the Vicinage of Mercer in Trenton, New Jersey.  Mr. Green currently serves on the Berks County Reentry Court with local judiciary. Mr. Green was confirmed by the Senate on October 28, 2003 and re-confirmed on December 16, 2009.

 Leslie M. Grey
  Ms. Grey received a J.D. from Duquesne University School of Law in 1986, a B.S. in Medical Technology from Penn State University and a post-baccalaureate certificate in Industrial Chemistry and Management from Chatham College (now Chatham University).  She has practiced law in Pennsylvania for over 27 years. In 1999, Ms. Grey was appointed deputy attorney general with the Office of Attorney General’s Public Protection Division in its Bureau of Consumer Protection in the Erie Regional Office. The Bureau is tasked with monitoring the practices of a wide variety of businesses and enforcing Pennsylvania’s Unfair Trade Practices and Consumer Protection Law and other laws to ensure honest and fair dealing in the marketplace for consumers. As deputy attorney general, Ms. Grey frequently worked in cooperation with county district attorney’s offices, the Pennsylvania State Police and other law enforcement agencies. In addition, she has an extensive and varied background with matters involving substance abuse recovery, recently completing a three-year term on the Erie County Drug and Alcohol Programs Advisory Board. Prior to her service with the Office of Attorney General, Ms. Grey’s career included criminal defense, civil law, regulatory law and zoning law. Since 2008, Ms. Grey has served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Flagship Niagara League, an Erie community non-profit organization which supports the Erie Maritime Museum and which operates the sailing programs aboard the Flagship Niagara, a working replica of the famous War of 1812 warship. Ms. Grey was confirmed by the Senate as a Board Member on October 1, 2013.


 Jeffrey R. Imboden
  Mr. Imboden received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Grove City College in 1972 and a Master of Arts and Teaching degree with a Minor in Psychology from the Antioch School of Education, Keene, New Hampshire, in 1975.  Mr. Imboden began his career in law enforcement as an Adult Probation/Parole Officer for the Lebanon County Probation Department, specializing in offenders with mental health disorders.  He later joined the state Board of Probation and Parole and was named State Parole Agent of the Year in 1994.  Mr. Imboden was named Lebanon County Chief Adult Probation Officer in December 1997.  Mr. Imboden was nominated by Governor Edward G. Rendell to serve on the Board, and he was confirmed by the Senate on October 28, 2003 and re-confirmed on December 16, 2009.


 Craig R. McKay
  Mr. McKay earned a Bachelor of Science in Education from West Virginia University in 1968 and a Juris Doctor from West Virginia University Law School in 1971. Mr. McKay has 41 years of progressive experience in criminal and civil law. He is a member of both the Pennsylvania and West Virginia Bars. Mr. McKay served as an Assistant United States Attorney in Pittsburgh for 17 years. Mr. McKay has 24 years experience in private practice including work with workers compensation, criminal defense and personal injury law. Mr. McKay served as a Special Deputy Attorney General for the Commonwealth in 1996. Prior to his appointment to the Board, Mr. McKay worked simultaneously as First Assistant District Attorney for Washington County and as a solo practitioner. Mr. McKay was confirmed by the Senate on December 13, 2011.


 John Tuttle
  Prior to his new responsibilities, Tuttle had served as the Deputy Executive Director for the PA Board of Probation and Parole since 2006. Previously, he was the Board’s Director of the Office of Probation and Parole Services from 2002-2006, and served as the Board’s Central Region Director from 2000-2002. Tuttle served for 22 years in the York County Adult Probation and Parole department. He is the current president of the National Association of Probation Executives. He received his Master of Science in Administration of Justice from Penn State University and Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Thiel College. Mr. Tuttle is a member of the American Probation and Parole Association; American Correctional Association; PA Probation, Parole and Corrections Association; Mid Atlantic States Correctional Association, PA Prison Warden’s Association; past adjunct lecturer at York College and volunteer assistant high school football coach. On December 16, 2009, John Tuttle was approved by the state Senate to begin his first term as a Board Member for the Board of Probation and Parole.


 Lloyd A. White
  Mr. White received a Bachelor of Science degree in General Studies from Clarion University of Pennsylvania in 1985. After graduating, he obtained municipal police officer certification and served as a campus police officer at his alma mater.  Mr. White joined the Moravian College police force in Bethlehem, where he served as a police sergeant.  In 1987, Mr. White joined the Bucks County Adult Probation and Parole Department, and he was named Bucks County Probation Officer of the Year in 1996. Mr. White is the Board Representative to the York County Reentry Program and works with the Reentry Program Team to evaluate progress, impose sanctions or grant rewards to Reentry Program participants. Mr. White was first confirmed by the Senate as a Board Member on June 6, 2001, and reconfirmed on June 25, 2007, and October 1, 2013.  Mr. White was appointed Acting Chairman from June 2011 to January 2012 by Governor Tom Corbett.