Jerry W. Waters, Sr., Director of the Office of Regulatory Affairs

Jerry W. Waters, Sr.
Director of the Office of Regulatory Affairs


Jerry W. Waters, Sr., is the director of the Office of Regulatory Affairs at the PLCB. He has total oversight and responsibility for the daily operations of three bureaus: Alcohol Education, Licensing and Consumer Relations.

He has a vast enforcement and regulatory background and began his PLCB career in Philadelphia after graduating from the Enforcement Officer Academy. Jerry has served the Board as an investigation regional manager, chief of the Investigation Division and assistant director and director of the Bureau of Licensing. Jerry serves as a member of the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board’s executive team. Jerry has also participated in many national, state, city and local municipality regulatory panels and roundtables. In addition, he serves as the president of the National Conference of State Liquor Administrators (NCSLA), a member of the Regulatory Committee for the National Alcohol Beverage Control Association (NABCA) and a past board member of the Responsible Hospitality Institute.

Additionally, Jerry served as the head wrestling coach for Central Dauphin East High School, Central Dauphin School District, for 10 years and was the head Greco-Roman coach for Team Pennsylvania for seven years. He successfully produced champions in the sport at the high school and junior national levels and helped to transition the majority of his athletes to the college level.