Daniel Cornell has been appointed as the new Tompkins County’s Director of Probation and Community Justice.
At a meeting of the county legislature on Tuesday, legislators voted unanimously to support Cornell’s appointment by County Administrator Jason Molino. Cornell is replacing outgoing Director Pat Buechel, effective Jan. 31, 2020.
Cornell has served in his current position as Deputy Director of Probation since 2018. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology from Ithaca College, with a focus in Juvenile Justice, According to a press release from the Tompkins County Legislature.