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Jeff Snyder elected president of CCAP

LOCK HAVEN –Members of the County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania (CCAP) elected Clinton County Commissioner Jeff Snyder as the 2020 president of the Association during its 133rd Annual Conference in Berks County.

Other county officials elected to be leaders of CCAP include Kevin Boozel, Butler County commissioner, first vice president; Daryl Miller, Bradford County commissioner, second vice president; and Leslie Osche, Butler County commissioner, treasurer.

Elected as district representatives to the CCAP board were District 1 Representative Basil Huffman, Forest County commissioner; District 2 Representative Dan Vogler, Lawrence County commissioner; District 3 Representative Randy Phiel, Adams County commissioner; District 4 Representative Preston Boop, Union County commissioner; District 5 Representative, MIchelle Kichline, Chester County commissioner; District 6 Representative John Cusick, Northampton County council member; and District 7 Representative Brian Smith, Wayne County commissioner.

Those elected will begin their terms on Jan. 1, 2020.

County governments are responsible for a wide variety of critical services, including provision of human services (mental health, intellectual disabilities, juvenile justice, children and youth, long-term care, drug and alcohol services, housing) to people in need in our communities.

In addition, counties are responsible for emergency management and 911 services, administration of the courts and corrections system, elections, maintenance of county bridges, and the county property assessment rolls, and also are involved in environmental and land use planning, protection of open space and community and economic development.

The County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania (CCAP) is the voice of county government; a statewide nonprofit, nonpartisan association representing all 67 counties in Pennsylvania. CCAP members include county commissioners, council members, county executives, administrators, chief clerks and solicitors. CCAP strengthens the counties’ abilities to govern their own affairs and improve the well-being and quality of life for every Pennsylvania resident. It advocates for favorable state and federal legislation, programs and policies on behalf of counties. CCAP is committed to service excellence through education, information, insurance, technology and other programs that support effective county government. Founded in 1886, CCAP is an affiliate of the National Association of Counties.

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