Delaney was nominated by former Governor Ed Rendell to serve as a commissioner with the Pennsylvania Game Commission. He served on the Board of Commissioners from 2007 until 2015, while serving as secretary, vice president, and board president in 2010.
Delaney has been a sportsman in Pennsylvania for more than 40 years. He has been involved with many organizations to keep conservation, hunting, and fishing alive and well in Pennsylvania.
Delaney serves as a trustee with the Upper Pittston Sportsmen Club and has membership with the Mehoopany Creek Watershed Association, North Branch Land Trust, and Northeast Pennsylvania Chapter of Pheasants Forever.
In addition, Delaney has received conservation awards from the Georgetown Conservation Club, Pheasants Forever Central Susquehanna and Northeast PA Chapters, as well as the Pennsylvania Gun Dog Beagle Association.
He earned an associate of science degree in Fire Science Technology from Luzerne County Community College; Paramedic Certification, Emergency Management Certification, and Emergency Response Certificates from the National Fire Academy, Emmitsburg, MD.