3 May 2013
On April 30, 2013, Governor Tom Corbett nominated Beverly D. Mackereth as Secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare.
Ms. Mackereth, of Spring Grove, joined the Department in 2011, when the Governor appointed her Deputy Secretary of the Office of Childern, Youth and Families. She has been serving as the Acting Secretary of DPW since February, 2013.
The position requires confirmation by the Pennsylvania Senate.