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

Hire

Derek Thomas, Lehighton, part-time collection drive trainee, Solid Waste Department, effective Dec. 11.

Resignations

Ernest M. Smith III, Coaldale, part-time corrections officer, Corrections, effective Dec. 12.

Alice D. Kane, Summit Hill, part-time automation clerk, Prothonotary, effective Dec. 21.

Court Appointments

Colleen C. Lee, Jim Thorpe, certified court reporter, retroactive to Dec. 1.

Daniel J. Devlin, Allentown, law clerk, Court Administration, effective Jan. 4.

Rayonna J. Fedor, Kunkletown, judicial secretary, Court Administration, effective Jan. 4.

Change of Status

Margaret R. Strohl, Weatherly, from human resources coordinator, Weatherwood, to assistant director, Tax Claim, effective Dec. 15.

Steven M. Markovich, Lansford, from part-time corrections officer, Corrections, to part-time corrections officer/Teamsters, Corrections, effective Dec. 21.

Sheriff Appointment

Michael A. Mueller, Lehighton, deputy sheriff, effective Jan. 4.