Bryan Kline

Background / Bio

Bryan Kline was elected as your Westmoreland County Clerk of Courts in 2009, and re-elected in 2013 and 2017. Bryan resides in Penn Township with his wife Jennifer, their son Mathis, and bulldog Lucy. They attend Cornerstone Ministries in Export. Bryan is a criminologist, which involves the study of crime and criminals, and is considered a subject matter expert in the field. Bryan is currently pursuing a Doctorate in Criminal Justice, with a specialization in Homeland Security. He possesses a Master of Science Degree in Law and Public Policy, and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice. He is a member of the Pennsylvania Prothonotaries and Clerk of Courts Association, a member of the Restitution in Pennsylvania Task Force, Chairman of the County Records Improvement Committee, Chairman of the County Collection Enforcement Committee, and member of the Criminal Justice Advisory Board. 

Bryan also strives to make Westmoreland County a better place. He is a member of the Board of Directors at the Greensburg Salvation Army. He is an active member in the Greensburg Rotary Club, and a member of the Westmoreland Chamber of Commerce. 

Bryan is a member of the National Rifle Association, and also a member of Firearm Owners against Crime.  


Saint Leo University  
  • Doctorate in Criminal Justice,  
  • Specialization in Homeland Security (Expected 2022)  
California University of Pennsylvania  
  • Master of Science, Law and Public Policy 
Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania   
  • Bachelor of Science, Criminal Justice 
  • Emphasis in Sociology   

Community Involvement 

  • Member of the Restitution in Pennsylvania Task Force (Appointed by the former Governor of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania) 
  • Member of Pennsylvania Prothonotaries and Clerk of Courts Association 
  • Executive Board Member of the Prothonotary and Clerk of Courts Association 
  • Member of the American Society of Criminology  
  • Member of the National Center for State Courts 
  • Member of the Mid-Atlantic Association for Court Management 
  • Member of Alpha Phi Sigma Criminal Justice Honor Society  
  • Member of Coalition of American Court Collectors  
  • Chairman of the Records Improvement Committee for Westmoreland County 
  • Chairman of the Collections Enforcement Committee for Westmoreland County 
  • Board Member of the Westmoreland County Children’s Bureau Advisory Board 
  • Board Member of Westmoreland Children First  
  • Board Member of Criminal Justice Advisory Board for Westmoreland County 
  • Board Member of Greensburg Salvation Army 
  • Member of Greensburg Rotary Club