PGC officer from LH recognized for 25 years of service

David A. Carlini of Lock Haven was recognized June 1 by Bryan Burhans, executive director of the Pennsylvania Game Commission, and the Commonwealth for his 25 years of dedicated service and his commitment to the agency and the people it serves.

Carlini is the conservation administration supervisor for the North Central Region (NCR) of the Pennsylvania Game Commission where he supervises employees, oversees budgets, and is responsible for the NCR dispatch center.

He started his career in glass production and mould making at the Brockway Glass Company where he worked for 10 years before entering the Ross Leffler School of Conservation.

Upon graduation as a game warden, he spent 18 years in law enforcement in Clearfield, three years as the NCR information and education supervisor, and the past three years in his current position.

During his lengthy career with the Game Commission, he has not only earned the respect of everyone he works with and established his creativity in solving problems and overcoming obstacles, but also received numerous marksmanship awards and letters of commendation.

The son of George and Joan Carlini of Brockway, he has a passion for turkey hunting and loves fishing with his wife Carol and teen daughter Madison. They also enjoy kayaking on lakes and rivers in the Lock Haven area.