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Williamsport Lawyer to Serve on Pennsylvania Bar Association Board of Governors

HARRISBURG (May 27, 2008) - Williamsport lawyer Charles F. "Skip" Greevy III will serve a three-year term on the Pennsylvania Bar Association Board of Governors upon his election to the position of Zone Four Governor during the association's annual meeting June 4 - 6 in Hershey.

One of 12 zone governors who serve on the PBA Board, Greevy will represent Columbia, Lycoming, Montour, Northumberland, Snyder, Tioga and Union county lawyers. His term will expire in 2011. Greevy is a senior partner in the Williamsport firm of Greevy & Taylor.

Greevy has been a member of the PBA House of Delegates since 2001 and served as a director on the council of the PBA Solo and Small Firm Practice Section. He is a member of the PBA Family Law Section and served as a member of the PBA Membership Development Committee and the PBA Legal Services to Persons with Disabilities Committee. He also served on the faculty of a variety of Pennsylvania Bar Institute courses in the areas of juvenile justice and children's issues.

He is a past president of the Lycoming Law Association and served on its board of directors from 1988 until 1999. He is a charter member and former chair of the board of directors of the Pennsylvania Multi-Disciplinary team for Child Abuse/Neglect in Lycoming County. He is a member of the American Inns of Court, Charles F. Greevy chapter, having served as its president in 2000 - 2002.

Over the course of his tenure as solicitor for Lycoming County Children and Youth Services, he has participated in over 33,000 separate court proceedings involving hundreds of families and thousands of children. In 2003, the Pennsylvania State Foster Parent Association selected Greevy as the "Community Support Person of the Year" for his more than 25 years of outstanding service and support to Pennsylvania's families and children. In 2004, the National Foster Parent Association awarded Greevy with its "Services and Recognition Award," which was followed by the declaration of May 28, 2004, as "Charles 'Skip' Greevy Day" in Lycoming County.

Greevy served on the legislative committee that drafted Pennsylvania's Adoption and Safe Families Act (ASFA) of 1998 and participated in a panel for the Pennsylvania Juvenile Court Judges' training session and implementation of ASFA in 1999.

Active in his community, Greevy was selected "Outstanding Young Man of the Year in Lycoming County" in 1978 by the Williamsport Jaycees and served on the Jaycee Board of Directors. He has been a member of the Williamsport Kiwanis Club since 1981, serving on its board of directors and as its president. He also was the lieutenant governor of Kiwanis Division 12 and of the Pennsylvania District in 1989-90.

Greevy is on the board of directors of the Lycoming County Health Improvement Coalition. Since 1984, he has served as a board member of the Harry Plankenhorn Foundation Inc., which focuses on the needs of community non-profit organizations of children and their families. He is a member of the John F. Laedlein Masonic Lodge #707 and of the Scottish Rite in the valley of Williamsport, and served as Thrice Potent Master of the Lodge of Perfection in 1993-94. He is a member of St. Mark's Lutheran Church in Williamsport and served as vice president of its council.

Greevy received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Denison University and his Juris Doctor degree from the Dickinson School of Law. He and his wife, Gloria, live in Williamsport. They have two adult children, Chad and Megan, and one grandchild.

Founded in 1895, the Pennsylvania Bar Association strives to promote justice, professional excellence and respect for the law; improve public understanding of the legal system; facilitate access to legal services; and serve the 29,000 lawyers who are members of the association.

Editor's notes: A photo of Charles F. "Skip" Greevy III is available to download from the PBA Web site at: http://www.pabar.org/public/news%20releases/0809newofficersphotos.asp