Kathleen (Leenie) Welsh is tasked with a variety of duties in her role as a member of the administrative team. Many new staff members, sworn and civilian, meet Welsh on their first day to receive introductory personnel information including their office issued identification cards. Additionally, she oversees fee vouchers, firearm revocations, personnel filing, staff requests, and work orders. Furthermore, Welsh handles deputy travel accommodations for out-of-state inmate transports.
Another aspect of Welsh’s responsibilities include collaboration with the Sheriff’s Reserves Division. In this role, she receives and responds to applications from the community for the service of Reserves Deputies at carnivals, festivals, parades, and other events within Allegheny County.
Prior to making the career transition to county government, Welsh worked in personal care services for the last eleven years.