PITTSBURGH — The American Lung Association of Pennsylvania is reviewing its volunteer application process after learning a registered sex offender was serving as a committee member, Channel 11 News learned Wednesday.
A spokesperson for the ALA confirmed that Lee Sonis was volunteering with the organization, serving as a committee member working on building corporate teams and sponsorships. Sonis was not working with minors, according to the spokesperson.
Sonis was sentenced in 2012 for possessing child pornography. He served time and is still under supervised release.
Late Wednesday evening, the ALA released the following statement to Channel 11 News:
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