Bucks, Clinton and Dauphin County District Attorneys Elected to PDAI Board of Directors

February 23, 2018

Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania District Attorneys Institute (PDAI) announced today that the District Attorneys of Bucks, Clinton and Dauphin Counties were elected to fill vacancies on its board of directors. The PDAI board approved their nominations unanimously during its winter meeting.

“The Pennsylvania District Attorneys Institute works to ensure integrity in the work prosecutors do and truth in the justice we seek,” said Union County District Attorney and PDAI President D. Peter Johnson. “I look forward to the input of our new board members as we work to provide education and training programs that help district attorneys best serve the citizens of this commonwealth.”

The new members of the board are District Attorneys Matthew Weintraub of Bucks County, David Strouse of Clinton County and Fran Chardo of Dauphin County.

The PDAI is the educational and training arm of the Pennsylvania District Attorneys Association, providing professional development and training for prosecutors, law enforcement and victim advocates.

In addition to training, the PDAI manages statewide programs to place PA MedReturn prescription drug drop-off boxes in communities and works with the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency to provide PA SAVIN, a statewide-automated victim notification service.  The Institute recently completed a three-year campaign working with several Pennsylvania-based insurance providers to provide naloxone to local police departments.

About the Pennsylvania District Attorney Institute: PDAI, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, is the education and training affiliate of the Pennsylvania District Attorneys Association based in Harrisburg, PA. Since its inception, the Institute has trained over 2,000 assistant district attorneys in its basic prosecutors’ course and held a district attorney seminar for newly elected and appointed DAs every other year. The Institute also conducts training courses for law enforcement officers and victim service professionals.