Mark Dalton was appointed to the position of district court administrator for the Lancaster County Court of Common Pleas in June 1993. Under the authority of the president judge, he directs all administrative functions of the Second Judicial District Court, entailing eight departments, 20 limited jurisdiction courts, and 510 employees. Mr. Dalton has been a member of NACM since 1986 and a member of the Pennsylvania Association of Court Management (PACM) since 1993. He is the immediate past president of PACM and received the 2001 PACM President’s Award. Mr. Dalton received his Bachelor of Arts with a major in political science and a minor in Spanish from the University of Arizona, Tucson, and his Masters in Public Administration with a Certificate in Judicial Administration from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles.