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County elected officials

Michael Pipe, left, Steve Dershem and Chris Exarchos are the current Centre County Commissioners. This lineup could change in the November election.
Michael Pipe, left, Steve Dershem and Chris Exarchos are the current Centre County Commissioners. This lineup could change in the November election. CDT file photo

Editor’s notes: Some information may change after November elections.

BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

Meets at 10 a.m. Tuesdays in Room 146 of the Willowbank County Office Building, 420 Holmes St., Bellefonte,

355-6700, boc@centrecountypa.gov

• 

Steve Dershem

, chairman,



sdershem@centrecountypa.gov

• 

Chris Exarchos

, vice chairman,



cexarchos@centrecountypa.gov

• 

Michael Pipe

,



mpipe@centrecountypa.gov

CONTROLLER

Chuck Witmer, 355-6725,

clwitmer@centrecountypa.gov

Manages county’s fiscal affairs

CORONER

Scott Sayers, 355-6898,

sasayers@centrecountypa.gov

Investigates deaths and certifies the cause of all nonphysician-certified deaths.

DISTRICT ATTORNEY

Stacy Parks Miller, 355-6735, spmiller@centreda.org; victim/witness phone: 548-1107

Prosecutes all criminal actions brought in the Centre County Court of Common Pleas; highest-ranking law enforcement officer in the county.

DISTRICT JUDGES

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Carmine Prestia

, 131 S. Fraser St., Suite 5, State College, 231-1420 (serves half of State College)



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Leslie Dutchcot

, 1524 W. College Ave., State College, 237-4981 (serves College, Ferguson, Halfmoon and Patton townships)



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Kelley Gillette-Walker,

3555 Benner Pike, Suite C., Bellefonte, 355-6739 (serves Bellefonte, Howard, Milesburg and Unionville and Benner, Boggs, Curtin, Howard, Liberty, Marion, Spring, Union and Walker townships.)



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Thomas Jordan

, 2795 Earlystown Road, Centre Hall, 364-1492 (serves Centre Hall and Millheim, and Gregg, Haines, Harris, Penn, Potter and Miles townships)



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Allen Sinclair

, 118 Enterprise Drive, Philipsburg, 342-4557 (serves Philipsburg, Port Matilda and Snow Shoe, and Burnside, Huston, Rush, Snow Shoe, Taylor and Worth townships)



•  Steven Lachman, 121 S. Pugh St., State College, 861-7406 (serves half of State College)

COUNTY JUDGES

(COURT OF COMMON PLEAS)

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Thomas King Kistler

, president judge, 355-8670



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Bradley P. Lunsford

, 548-1061



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Pamela A. Ruest

, 548-1190



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Jonathan D. Grine

, 355-6733



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Charles C. Brown Jr

., senior judge



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David E. Grine

, senior judge



JURY COMMISSIONERS

Ruth Luse and Hope Miller, 355-6727

PROTHONOTARY

Debra Immel, 355-6796

Civil, criminal court records.

RECORDER OF DEEDS

Joseph Davidson, 355-6801, rodinfo@centrecountypa.gov

Keeps real estate records, including deeds, mortgages, etc.

REGISTER OF WILLS

Kimberly Barton, 355-6724, row@centrecountypa.gov

Probates wills and sets up administration when someone dies without a will. Maintains records, inventory of estates; collects the state inheritance tax.

SHERIFF

Denny Nau, 355-6803, dbnau@centrecountypa.gov

Provides security for the courts and county agencies. Transports prisoners, serves papers.

TREASURER

Richard Fornicola, 355-6810, rafornic@centrecountypa.gov

Receives and disburses county funds; sells hunting, fishing and dog licenses.

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