County Manager

About Us

The County Manager, is appointed by the Board of Commissioners.  The County Manager is Albert Penksa, who, in his position as the County Manager, is charged with carrying out the policies established by the County Commissioners and provides general management of County government. Adams County is a value driven organization dedicated to providing responsive, respectful and excellent service to a vibrant community in a cost effective manner.  To deliver excellent public service that enhances quality of life and addresses our community’s needs, now and in the future.  The County Manager's Office provides professional recommendations to the Adams County Board of Commissioners, in Financial Operations, Economic Development, Emergency Services, Administrative and Human Resource matters for the County. Responsibilities are, Implementing the Vision and Policies of the Board. Ensuring high quality services, with outstanding customer service, at a good value to taxpayers. Fostering economic growth and fiscal sustainability. Enhancing the County's reputation as a high performing, learning, caring organization that operates in a manner consistent with its mission and values, making Adams County an employer of choice.  The County Manager is the principal administrative officer of the County and is responsible for carrying out policies determined by the Board of Commissioners, and for the day-to-day operations and management of a broad range of county services.

​​The CCAP Academy of Excellence Award
​County Manager Receives Professional Certification
Contact Information:
Albert M. Penksa, Jr.
County Manager 
County of Adams​
117 Baltimore Street​
Room 201​
Gettysburg, PA 17325​
Phone​: 717-337-9820 ​
Fax: 717-334-2091​
8:00a.m. – 4:30p.m.​
Monday - Friday