Michael Brunelle Appointed to the Judicial Conduct Board of Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG, PA, December 15, 2022 – GSL Public Strategies Group today announced the appointment of Michael Brunelle to the Judicial Conduct Board of Pennsylvania. He will serve the balance of an unexpired four-year term that commenced on Sept. 23, 2022, with eligibility for re-appointment.

Governor Tom Wolf appointed Mr. Brunelle to serve as a non-lawyer elector (lay) member of the Board.

The Judicial Conduct Board is an independent body of Pennsylvania citizens that is comprised of three judges, three lawyers and six non-lawyers, half of whom are appointed by the Governor and half by the Supreme Court. The Board’s members serve four-year terms, without pay, and no more than half of its appointed members may be from the same political party.

Mr. Brunelle is Managing Director of GSL Public Strategies Group as well as GSL Government Consulting’s state and local government consulting practice. He works with public and private sector clients within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and across the country to structure, maintain and further organizational partnerships and continuous improvement in the markets they serve.

Mr. Brunelle has an extensive background in legislative leadership. He served as Chief of Staff to the Office of Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf, working with a wide range of public and private stakeholders and advising the Governor in strategic political, policy, legislative, communications and intergovernmental affairs. He has led various multi-billion dollar budget negotiations and key legislative reforms in areas that include pensions, criminal law, health care, education, election law and school safety, among others.

As an electoral strategist, Mr. Brunelle’s experience includes serving two full terms as a State Representative in the New Hampshire House of Representatives as well as Executive Director of the New Hampshire Democratic Party. Mr. Brunelle was also Executive Director of the Service Employees International United (SEIU) Pennsylvania State Council, National Campaign Director of SEIU and a national political affairs manager for a “Big Five” technology company.



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