The Carbon County commissioners approved the following personnel actions in the county during the month of November:


Ÿ Gregory A. Cook, Jim Thorpe, county caseworker I, Children and Youth Services, effective Nov. 9.

Re-employment Consistent with Userra

Ÿ Lewis M. Gullone, Lehighton, clerk, Tax Assessment, effective Nov. 9.

Employment Separations

Ÿ Thomas B. Berger Jr., Palmerton, collection driver, Solid Waste Management, effective Nov. 4.

Ÿ James J. Harris, Mahanoy City, part-time corrections officer/Teamsters, Corrections, effective Nov. 14.

Changes of Status

Ÿ Renee G. Roberts, Palmerton, from assistant director, Tax Claim, to director, Tax Claim, effective Nov. 11.

Ÿ Laura M. Turnbach, Summit Hill, from part-time dispatcher trainee, Communications Center, to part-time dispatcher, Communications Center, effective Nov. 9.


Ÿ Sandra L. Waidell, Tamaqua, first-deputy, Register of Wills, effective Jan. 4, 2010.

Register of Wills Appointment

Ÿ Jessica D. Frohnheiser, Parryville, second deputy trainee, effective Dec. 1.

Court Appointment

Ÿ Linda J. Swartz, Palmerton, tipstaff, Court Administration, effective Dec. 1.


Ÿ Jessica Smith, Lehighton, Children and Youth Services, Penn State University human development and family studies major, from Jan. 11, 2010, to April 30, 2010.