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Final Adjudications Issued - Villeneuve, Williams, Hubert, Tejada, Laws, Gilmore, James, Gilchrest, Crumby, Cafazzo, & Yevics

12/02/2021

Order No. 711-S (Villeneuve)
Income Maintenance Caseworker
Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
Reading, PA 19607

ORDER SUMMARY:

1. Manuel Villeneuve (“Villeneuve”), as an Income Maintenance Caseworker for the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services, failed to comply with Section 1104(a) of the Public Official and Employee Ethics Act (“Ethics Act”), 65 Pa.C.S. § 1104(a), when he failed to file Statements of Financial Interests for calendar years 2018 and 2019 with the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services.

2. This Commission hereby levies two maximum civil penalties against Villeneuve, each at the rate of Twenty-Five Dollars ($25.00) per day, for each day his Statements of Financial Interests for calendar years 2018 and 2019 have remained delinquent, for total civil penalty liability of Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00). Villeneuve is ordered to pay said civil penalties in the total amount of $500.00 by no later than the thirtieth (30th) day after the mailing date of this Order, by forwarding a check to the Pennsylvania State Ethics Commission made payable to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, for deposit in the State Treasury.

3. Villeneuve is ordered to file complete and accurate Statements of Financial Interests for calendar years 2018 and 2019 with the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services by no later than the thirtieth (30th) day after the mailing date of this Order, with a copy of each such filing forwarded to the Pennsylvania State Ethics Commission for compliance verification purposes.

4. Failure to comply with Paragraph 2 or 3 of this Order will result in the initiation of an appropriate enforcement action.


Order No. 712-S (Williams)
Income Maintenance Caseworker
Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
Bensalem, PA 19020

ORDER SUMMARY:

1. Dawn M. Williams (“Williams”), as an Income Maintenance Caseworker for the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services, failed to comply with Section 1104(a) of the Public Official and Employee Ethics Act (“Ethics Act”), 65 Pa.C.S. § 1104(a), when she failed to file a Statement of Financial Interests for calendar year 2019 with the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services.

2. This Commission hereby levies one maximum civil penalty against Williams at the rate of Twenty-Five Dollars ($25.00) per day for each day her Statement of Financial Interests for calendar year 2019 has remained delinquent, for a total civil penalty of Two Hundred and Fifty Dollars ($250.00). Williams is ordered to pay said civil penalty in the total amount of $250.00 by no later than the thirtieth (30th) day after the mailing date of this Order, by forwarding a check to the Pennsylvania State Ethics Commission made payable to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, for deposit in the State Treasury.

3. Williams is ordered to file a complete and accurate Statement of Financial Interests for calendar year 2019 with the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services by no later than the thirtieth (30th) day after the mailing date of this Order, with one copy forwarded to the Pennsylvania State Ethics Commission for compliance verification purposes.

4. Failure to comply with Paragraph 2 or 3 of this Order will result in the initiation of an appropriate enforcement action.


Order No. 713-S (Hubert)
Income Maintenance Caseworker
Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
Tobyhanna, PA 18466

ORDER SUMMARY:

1. Kristin M. Hubert (“Hubert”), as an Income Maintenance Caseworker for the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services, failed to comply with Section 1104(a) of the Public Official and Employee Ethics Act (“Ethics Act”), 65 Pa.C.S. § 1104(a), when she failed to file a

Statement of Financial Interests for calendar year 2019 with the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services.

2. This Commission hereby levies one maximum civil penalty against Hubert at the rate of Twenty-Five Dollars ($25.00) per day for each day her Statement of Financial Interests for calendar year 2019 has remained delinquent, for a total civil penalty of Two Hundred and Fifty Dollars ($250.00). Hubert is ordered to pay said civil penalty in the total amount of $250.00 by no later than the thirtieth (30th) day after the mailing date of this Order, by forwarding a check to the Pennsylvania State Ethics Commission made payable to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, for deposit in the State Treasury.

3. Hubert is ordered to file a complete and accurate Statement of Financial Interests for calendar year 2019 with the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services by no later than the thirtieth (30th) day after the mailing date of this Order, with one copy forwarded to the Pennsylvania State Ethics Commission for compliance verification purposes.

4. Failure to comply with Paragraph 2 or 3 of this Order will result in the initiation of an appropriate enforcement action.


Order No. 714-S (Tejada)
Board Member
City of Reading
Berks County, PA

ORDER SUMMARY:

1. Sunilda Tejada (“Tejada”), as a Member of the Downtown Revitalization Public Private Partnership of the City of Reading, failed to comply with Section 1104(a) of the Public Official and Employee Ethics Act (“Ethics Act”), 65 Pa.C.S. § 1104(a), when she failed to file Statements of Financial Interests for calendar years 2018 and 2019 with the City of Reading.

2. This Commission hereby levies two maximum civil penalties against Tejada, each at the rate of Twenty-Five Dollars ($25.00) per day, for each day her Statements of Financial Interests for calendar years 2018 and 2019 have remained delinquent, for total civil penalty liability of Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00). Tejada is ordered to pay said civil penalties in the total amount of $500.00 by no later than the thirtieth (30th) day after the mailing date of this Order, by forwarding a check to the Pennsylvania State Ethics Commission made payable to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, for deposit in the State Treasury.

3. Tejada is ordered to file complete and accurate Statements of Financial Interests for calendar years 2018 and 2019 with the City of Reading by no later than the thirtieth (30th) day after the mailing date of this Order, with a copy of each such filing forwarded to the Pennsylvania State Ethics Commission for compliance verification purposes.

4. Failure to comply with Paragraph 2 or 3 of this Order will result in the initiation of an appropriate enforcement action.


Order No. 715-S (Laws)
Board Member
City of Reading
Berks County, PA

ORDER SUMMARY:

1. Daniel Laws (“Laws”), as a Member of the Parking Authority of the City of Reading and as a Member of the Downtown Improvement District Authority of the City of Reading, failed to comply with Section 1104(a) of the Public Official and Employee Ethics Act (“Ethics Act”), 65 Pa.C.S. § 1104(a), when he failed to file Statements of Financial Interests for calendar years 2017, 2018, and 2019 with the City of Reading.

2. This Commission hereby levies three maximum civil penalties against Laws, each at the rate of Twenty-Five Dollars ($25.00) per day, for each day his Statements of Financial Interests for calendar years 2017, 2018 and 2019 have remained delinquent, for total civil penalty liability of Seven Hundred and Fifty Dollars ($750.00). Laws is ordered to pay said civil penalties in the total amount of $750.00 by no later than the thirtieth (30th) day after the mailing date of this Order, by forwarding a check to the Pennsylvania State Ethics Commission made payable to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, for deposit in the State Treasury.

3. Laws is ordered to file complete and accurate Statements of Financial Interests for calendar years 2017, 2018, and 2019 with the City of Reading by no later than the thirtieth (30th) day after the mailing date of this Order, with a copy of each such filing forwarded to the Pennsylvania State Ethics Commission for compliance verification purposes.

4. Failure to comply with Paragraph 2 or 3 of this Order will result in the initiation of an appropriate enforcement action.


Order No. 716-S (Gilmore)
Human Resource Manager
City of Reading
Berks County, PA

ORDER SUMMARY:

1. Danny Gilmore (“Gilmore”), as a Human Resources Manager for the City of Reading, failed to comply with Section 1104(a) of the Public Official and Employee Ethics Act (“Ethics Act”), 65 Pa.C.S. § 1104(a), when he failed to file Statements of Financial Interests for calendar years 2017, 2018, and 2019 with the City of Reading.

2. This Commission hereby levies three maximum civil penalties against Gilmore, each at the rate of Twenty-Five Dollars ($25.00) per day, for each day his Statements of Financial Interests for calendar years 2017, 2018, and 2019 have remained delinquent, for total civil penalty liability of Seven Hundred and Fifty Dollars ($750.00). Gilmore is ordered to pay said civil penalties in the total amount of $750.00 by no later than the thirtieth (30th) day after the mailing date of this Order, by forwarding a check to the Pennsylvania State Ethics Commission made payable to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, for deposit in the State Treasury.

3. Gilmore is ordered to file complete and accurate Statements of Financial Interests for calendar years 2017, 2018, and 2019 with the City of Reading by no later than the thirtieth (30th) day after the mailing date of this Order, with a copy of each such filing forwarded to the Pennsylvania State Ethics Commission for compliance verification purposes.

4. Failure to comply with Paragraph 2 or 3 of this Order will result in the initiation of an appropriate enforcement action.


Order No. 717-S (James)
Income Maintenance Caseworker
Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
Horsham, PA 19044

ORDER SUMMARY:

1. Earl M. James (“James”), as an Income Maintenance Caseworker for the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services, failed to comply with Section 1104(a) of the Public Official and Employee Ethics Act (“Ethics Act”), 65 Pa.C.S. § 1104(a), when he failed to file a Statement of Financial Interests for calendar year 2019 with the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services.

2. This Commission hereby levies one maximum civil penalty against James at the rate of Twenty-Five Dollars ($25.00) per day for each day his Statement of Financial Interests for calendar year 2019 has remained delinquent, for a total civil penalty of Two Hundred and Fifty Dollars ($250.00). James is ordered to pay said civil penalty in the total amount of $250.00 by no later than the thirtieth (30th) day after the mailing date of this Order, by forwarding a check to the Pennsylvania State Ethics Commission made payable to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, for deposit in the State Treasury.

3. James is ordered to file a complete and accurate Statement of Financial Interests for calendar year 2019 with the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services by no later than the thirtieth (30th) day after the mailing date of this Order, with one copy forwarded to the Pennsylvania State Ethics Commission for compliance verification purposes.

4. Failure to comply with Paragraph 2 or 3 of this Order will result in the initiation of an appropriate enforcement action.


Order No. 718-S (Gilchrest)
Project Manager 1
Pennsylvania Department of Corrections
Bloomsburg, PA 17815

ORDER SUMMARY:

1. Gary Gilchrest (“Gilchrest”), as a Project Manager 1 for the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections, failed to comply with Section 1104(a) of the Public Official and Employee Ethics Act (“Ethics Act”), 65 Pa.C.S. § 1104(a), when he failed to file a Statement of Financial Interests for calendar year 2019 with the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections.

2. This Commission hereby levies one maximum civil penalty against Gilchrest at the rate of Twenty-Five Dollars ($25.00) per day for each day his Statement of Financial Interests for calendar year 2019 has remained delinquent, for a total civil penalty of Two Hundred and Fifty Dollars ($250.00). Gilchrest is ordered to pay said civil penalty in the total amount of $250.00 by no later than the thirtieth (30th) day after the mailing date of this Order, by forwarding a check to the Pennsylvania State Ethics Commission made payable to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, for deposit in the State Treasury.

3. Gilchrest is ordered to file a complete and accurate Statement of Financial Interests for calendar year 2019 with the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections by no later than the thirtieth (30th) day after the mailing date of this Order, with one copy forwarded to the Pennsylvania State Ethics Commission for compliance verification purposes.

4. Failure to comply with Paragraph 2 or 3 of this Order will result in the initiation of an appropriate enforcement action.


Order No. 719-S (Crumby)
Constable/Deputy Constable
Mercer County
Farrell, PA 16121

ORDER SUMMARY:

1. Terrence L. Crumby (“Crumby”), as a Constable/Deputy Constable, failed to comply with Section 1104(a) of the Public Official and Employee Ethics Act (“Ethics Act”), 65 Pa.C.S. § 1104(a), when he failed to file a Statement of Financial Interests for calendar year 2020 with the Pennsylvania State Ethics Commission.

2. This Commission hereby levies one maximum civil penalty against Crumby at the rate of Twenty-Five Dollars ($25.00) per day for each day his Statement of Financial Interests for calendar year 2020 has remained delinquent, for a total civil penalty of Two Hundred and Fifty Dollars ($250.00). Crumby is ordered to pay said civil penalty in the total amount of $250.00 by no later than the thirtieth (30th) day after the mailing date of this Order, by forwarding a check to the Pennsylvania State Ethics Commission made payable to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, for deposit in the State Treasury.

3. Crumby is ordered to file a complete and accurate Statement of Financial Interests for calendar year 2020 with the Pennsylvania State Ethics Commission by no later than the thirtieth (30th) day after the mailing date of this Order.

4. Failure to comply with Paragraph 2 or 3 of this Order will result in the initiation of an appropriate enforcement action.


Order No. 720-S (Cafazzo)
Constable/Deputy Constable
Allegheny County
Plum, PA 15239

ORDER SUMMARY:

1. Albert F. Cafazzo (“Cafazzo”), as a Constable/Deputy Constable, failed to timely file a Statement of Financial Interests for the 2020 calendar year in compliance with Section 1104(a) of the Public Official and Employee Ethics Act (“Ethics Act”), 65 Pa.C.S. § 1104(a).

2. Per the Consent Agreement of the parties, we hereby levy one civil penalty against Cafazzo in the total amount of $250.00 for Cafazzo’s delinquent Statement of Financial Interests for calendar year 2020.

3. To the extent he has not already done so, Cafazzo is ordered to make payment of the aforesaid civil penalty in the total amount of $250.00 by no later than the thirtieth (30th) day after the mailing date of this Order, by forwarding to this Commission a certified check or money order in the amount of $250.00 made payable to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, for deposit in the State Treasury.

4. To the extent he has not already done so, Cafazzo is ordered to file a complete and accurate Statement of Financial Interests for calendar year 2020 with this Commission by no later than the thirtieth (30th) day after the mailing date of this Order.

5. Failure to comply with Paragraph 3 or 4 of this Order will result in the initiation of an appropriate enforcement action.


Order No. 721-S (Yevics)
Board Member
City of Reading
Berks County, PA

ORDER SUMMARY:

1. Margaret Yevics (“Yevics”), as a Member of the Shade Tree Commission of the City of Reading, failed to comply with Section 1104(a) of the Public Official and Employee Ethics Act (“Ethics Act”), 65 Pa.C.S. § 1104(a), when she failed to file a Statement of Financial Interests for calendar year 2019 with the City of Reading.

2. This Commission hereby levies one maximum civil penalty against Yevics at the rate of Twenty-Five Dollars ($25.00) per day for each day her Statement of Financial Interests for calendar year 2019 has remained delinquent, for a total civil penalty of Two Hundred and Fifty Dollars ($250.00). Yevics is ordered to pay said civil penalty in the total amount of $250.00 by no later than the thirtieth (30th) day after the mailing date of this Order, by forwarding a check to the Pennsylvania State Ethics Commission made payable to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, for deposit in the State Treasury.

3. Yevics is ordered to file a complete and accurate Statement of Financial Interests for calendar year 2019 with the City of Reading by no later than the thirtieth (30th) day after the mailing date of this Order, with one copy forwarded to the Pennsylvania State Ethics Commission for compliance verification purposes.

4. Failure to comply with Paragraph 2 or 3 of this Order will result in the initiation of an appropriate enforcement action.


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