tate Dept. of General Services Secretary Curt Topper speaks to a state House panel on Tuesday, 3/20/21 (PCN Screen Capture)
Another Wolf administration official is set to resign as Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf’s last term in office winds down.
The administration announced in a statement on Friday that Department of General Services Secretary Curt Topper will leave the role on June 30.
Topper has served as secretary of DGS since 2015.
The news comes less than a month after the administration announced that Department of Environmental Protection Secretary Patrick McDonnell would leave his post in July.
“Curt is an innovative and forward-thinking leader, and in his time at the Department of General Services he has overseen ground-breaking projects to lower costs while improving services. The work of the Department of General Services often takes place behind the scenes, but it plays a crucial role in supporting the mission of every other commonwealth agency. I am grateful for Curt’s service to our commonwealth,” Wolf said in a statement on Friday.
Wolf said he plans to name Joseph Lee, who currently serves as deputy secretary of administration at the Department of Labor & Industry, to the post.
Our stories may be republished online or in print under Creative Commons license CC BY-NC-ND 4.0. We ask that you edit only for style or to shorten, provide proper attribution and link to our web site. Please see our republishing guidelines for use of photos and graphics.