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Administrative and Communications Director Christina Kauffman oversees the office's administrative functions and communications matters, including media-related inquiries, events requests, and scheduling. Her duties include Senate-related issues, legislative and budget affairs, and webmaster activities. Email her at



Western Regional Director/Pardons and Commutations Liaison Julie Strickland-Gilliard covers Pittsburgh and the western portion of Pennsylvania, representing the Lieutenant Governor's office and attending official events, coordinating activities in the western region, and assisting on all Board of Pardons-related issues. If you have questions about the pardons process or general questions/concerns in the Western Region, reach her at


Pardons and Commutations Director Steve McFarland is the office's direct contact to the Board of Pardons. He oversees outreach and fields questions concerning the pardons and commutations process. Based in Philadelphia,  he also attends official events in the eastern region of the Commonwealth. Reach him at




 liz.jpgLiz Evans Scolforo, Liaison to the Pennsylvania Pardons Board, is based in Harrisburg. She works between the Lieutenant Governor's Office and Board of Pardons to troubleshoot issues and devise solutions to keep the pardons and commutations processes running smoothly. Email her at