Statement by Senator Lisa Baker on the Appointment of Harry Forbes as Director of Governor Corbett’s Northeast Regional Office

Dallas – Following Governor Tom Corbett’s announcement appointing Harry Forbes to serve as director of his Northeast Regional Office, Senator Lisa Baker made the following statement:

“Harry Forbes’ experience is in line with the demands of the job.

Coming from a county that has been contending with issues of growth while preserving the character of its communities, Harry is well-schooled on the diverse issues facing northeastern Pennsylvania.

Harry Forbes brings integrity, a good work ethic and the extensive experience of running county government. His knowledge of local government, veterans, public safety and human service issues will be a plus.

Governor Corbett has selected a respected individual to represent the interests of our region in his Administration.”

Contact: Jennifer Wilson
(570) 675-3931