Mark H. Bergstrom
- B.A. in Psychology from Millersville University
- Master of Public Administration from The Pennsylvania State University
Mark Bergstrom has been Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Commission on Sentencing since April 1998. He serves as the Commission’s liaison with the General Assembly, the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts, the Governor’s Office, other state and local agencies, and with the various administrative units of The Pennsylvania State University, with which the Commission is affiliated.
Mr. Bergstrom is a Senior Lecturer in Crime, Law and Justice at The Pennsylvania State University, where he teaches undergraduate courses in Sentencing and the Courts; an Adjunct Professor of Law at the Duquesne University School of Law where he teaches an elective course on Sanctions, Sentencing & Corrections; and an Adjunct Faculty at the Villanova University School of Law where he assists with the annual Villanova Sentencing Workshop.
Mr. Bergstrom also serves as a State Sentencing & Corrections Associate with the Vera Institute of Justice, providing technical assistance to jurisdictions on sentencing and corrections reforms. Since 2002, he has participated in engagements in the District of Columbia as well as the states of Alabama, Connecticut, Illinois, Nebraska, New Jersey, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Utah, and Washington.
Mr. Bergstrom previously served as Associate Director of the Commission; as an Intermediate Punishment Specialist, a position jointly funded by the Commission on Sentencing and the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency; and as a Probation Officer and as Director of the Office of Volunteer and Community Services for the Court of Common Pleas of Lancaster County (PA). He received a B.A. degree in Psychology from Millersville University of Pennsylvania and a Master of Public Administration degree from The Pennsylvania State University.
Courses and Seminars
Villanova Sentencing Workshop