Rita Reynolds, is the CIO for the County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania. She provides day to day administrative control of the Association’s information technology. This includes the operation and maintenance of the Association’s internal computer and communication systems. Her work includes representing CCAP and its affiliated associations as they develop cross-agency systems among CCAP membership, the Commonwealth, and other agencies. She also serves as a liaison to the CCAP technology steering committee and county technology directors to further the development of services that will respond to and improve technology use and access at the county level.
Rita’s has worked with local government technology for 26 years. She possess a B.S. in Business Administration, with a minor in Political Science from Messiah College. Before joining CCAP in 1998, she worked as an independent Fiscal/Computer Consultant for numerous Children and Youth Agencies within Pennsylvania and designed several automated statistical packages, with the most notable being the Interim AFCARS Solution project purchased by the state of Pennsylvania and used for 15 years.
Her current work has been focused on developing the vision for a statewide unified case management system (CJ-UCM) and then overseeing its development. The development of the UCM program for Adult Probation, Jail and District Attorneys has been an incredible success, with 25 of the 67 counties live in some fashion on two of the three areas (Adult Probation and District Attorney). The UCM program has received nationwide recognition, including being selected as a finalist for Microsoft Customer Service Awards in the Public Sector category.