Harrisburg Pennsylvania


The Office of the Public Liaison (OPL) serves as the primary link between the Governor's Office and citizens, ensuring that state government is responsive to their needs.

The office addresses concerns that are reported to the Governor's Office by members of the public. OPL also provides a venue for citizens' groups and associations to share concerns about various issues impacting Pennsylvania's diverse communities. This work is a key to the Governor's efforts to ensure state government effectively and efficiently serves the public.

Boards and Commissions

The Office of Public Liaison oversees the executive nominations and appointments process. The office also provides members of the commonwealth's numerous boards and commissions a direct link to the Governor's Office. Through OPL, board and commission members advise the Governor about policies, procedures and legislative proposals.
The Office of Public Liaison also serves as an adviser to several other commonwealth entities, including the Department of General Service's Coalition of Small Business Advocates and the Governor's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports.