Current Board Members

Barbara E. Griffin, an attorney member, was appointed as Board Chair for a term beginning April 1, 2021. Ms. Griffin was first appointed to the Board in February 2018 for a term beginning April 1, 2018, and reappointed in January 2021 for a second term beginning April 1, 2021.  Ms. Griffin is the Director of the Pro Bono Center for the Allegheny County Bar Foundation, where she creates, manages, and supports legal services programs that provide volunteer attorneys to low-income persons facing legal issues that threaten basic human needs, such as housing, employment, income maintenance, and family structure. Ms. Griffin has spent most of her legal career in public interest law. She served as an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Texas, worked for the Texas House of Representatives, and served as a law clerk to the Hon. Gene Strassburger in the Civil Division of the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas. Ms. Griffin is a graduate of Georgetown University and the University of Texas School of Law.  Ms. Griffin’s current term expires in March 2024.
Hon. David A. Regoli, an attorney member, was appointed as Vice Chair for a term beginning April 1, 2021. Judge Regoli was first appointed to the Board in February 2019 for a term beginning April 1, 2019. Judge Regoli is a former member of the Court of Common Pleas of Westmoreland County, having been appointed by former Governor Tom Corbett. Judge Regoli is currently in private practice and serves as a mediator and arbitrator through Regoli Mediation. He also serves as the Solicitor for the Borough of Avonmore, the Municipal Authority of the City of New Kensington, the City of Arnold, and the Borough of Tarentum. Judge Regoli is also the Assistant Solicitor for Westmoreland County. Judge Regoli is admitted to practice law in both Pennsylvania and Arizona. He is a graduate of Arizona State University and Ohio Northern University College of Law. Judge Regoli’s current term expires in March 2022.
George P. Hartwick, III, a non-lawyer member, was first appointed to the Board in March 2017. Mr. Hartwick was reappointed to the Board in January 2020 to serve a second term beginning April 1, 2020.  Mr. Hartwick was elected by the Board to serve as Treasurer beginning April 1, 2019. Mr. Hartwick is currently serving his fourth term as a Dauphin County Commissioner.  Mr. Hartwick has primary oversight of Dauphin County’s Human Services Department, Tax Assessment Office, Human Resources, Children and Youth, Juvenile Probation, Area Agency on Aging, and other initiatives. He is a graduate of Pennsylvania State University. Mr. Hartwick received the 2014 Governor’s Award for Local Government Excellence in recognition of his contribution to local government in Pennsylvania. He also received the 2014 Dauphin County Democratic Committee Chairman’s Award, and has been honored by the Harrisburg Regional Chamber of Commerce and CREDC, among other awards and recognitions. Mr. Hartwick’s current term expires in March 2023.
William J. Joyce, a non-lawyer member, was appointed to the Board in February 2019 for a term beginning April 1, 2019. Mr. Joyce is a Principal and Vice President with Joseph J. Joyce Associates, Inc. in Pittston, Pennsylvania, and has been licensed to sell insurance since 1993. He is currently a member of the Greater Pittston Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, Catholic Social Services Board of Directors, Luzerne Foundation Board of Directors, and Big Brothers Big Sisters. Mr. Joyce has served as a member of the St. Vincent De Paul Soup Kitchen Board of Directors, Wilkes-Barre C.Y.C., and Make-A-Wish Foundation of Northeastern Pennsylvania. He is a graduate of Seton Catholic High School and the Culinary Institute of America.  Mr. Joyce’s current term expires in March 2022.
Bruce S. Zero, an attorney member, was appointed to the Board in February 2020 for a term beginning April 1, 2020. Mr. Zero is a partner with Powell Law in Scranton, Pennsylvania. His firm handles civil litigation and criminal defense and has been presented with the Lackawanna Pro Bono Equal Access to Justice Award every year since 2004. Mr. Zero handles personal injury litigation, criminal law, worker’s compensation and municipal law. Mr. Zero currently serves as solicitor for Moscow Borough and the Lackawanna County Elderly Law Project. Mr. Zero is a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer, and is certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy as a civil trial specialist and as a pre-trial civil practice attorney. Mr. Zero is a member of the Lackawanna and Pennsylvania Bar Associations. He is a graduate of Pennsylvania State University and Duquesne University School of Law.  Mr. Zero’s current term expires in March 2023.
Daniel W. Coleman, an attorney member, was appointed to the Board in February 2021 for a term beginning April 1, 2021.  Mr. Coleman is currently the Advisor to the Pennsylvania House Democratic Caucus. His entire legal career has been devoted to public service. Mr. Coleman is a volunteer with Habitat for Humanity International and the Humane Society of Harrisburg Area, Inc. he is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, and earned his Juris Doctorate at Temple University – James E. Beasley School of Law. Mr. Coleman’s current term expires in March 2024.
Arthur H. Stroyd, Jr., an attorney member, was appointed to the Board in February 2021 for a term beginning April 1, 2021.  Mr. Stroyd is a partner with Del Sole Cavanaugh Stroyd LLC in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He has extensive trial experience in all areas of civil litigation. Mr. Stroyd is a Fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers and has been recognized in The Best Lawyers in America in five categories, in Pennsylvania Super Lawyers including Pittsburgh’s Top 50 Super Lawyers, in the Best Lawyers in Pittsburgh, and has an “AV Preeminent Rating,” the highest mark for ethics and professional excellence from Martindale-Hubbell’s Peer Review Ratings, for more than 35 years. He is a graduate of Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio and received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, after serving as a U.S. Naval Officer during the Vietnam War. Mr. Stroyd is a member of the Pennsylvania and Allegheny County Bar Associations. His current term expires in March 2024.

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