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South Region

Chair

Chris Moore

Commissioner / Compact Administrator Georgia

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Biography

Chris Moore has served as Interstate Compact Administrator/Commissioner for the State of Gergia since 2012. Chris began his career in Community Supervision in 1989 as a Probation Officer. In 1998, he moved to Central Office as a Field Support Specialist and his progr

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Chris Moore has served as Interstate Compact Administrator/Commissioner for the State of Gergia since 2012. Chris began his career in Community Supervision in 1989 as a Probation Officer. In 1998, he moved to Central Office as a Field Support Specialist and his program area was Sex Offender Supervision. In 2005 he was promoted to Center Administrator of a Day Reporting Center and in 2009 he was promoted to Chief Probation Officer.   Chris received his BBA from Mercer University in 1989. He is also a Certified P.O.S.T Instructor and a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor. 

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Vice Chair

Jerry Adger

Commissioner South Carolina

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Biography

Commissioners

Chris Norman

Commissioner / Compact Administrator, AL

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Biography

Chris Norman serves as the Division Director of the Interstate Compact with the Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles. In 2007, he was appointed by

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Chris Norman serves as the Division Director of the Interstate Compact with the Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles. In 2007, he was appointed by the governor to serve on the Interstate Commission for Adult Offender Supervision for the State of Alabama.


Mr. Norman began his criminal justice career in 1984 when he was selected to serve as a correctional officer for the Alabama Department of Corrections. In 1988 he was appointed to serve as a Probation and Parole officer with the Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles. Prior to his selection as a Division Director he was a Field Office Supervisor.


Additionally, Mr. Norman is a councilman for the City of Bay Minette, Alabama. He is a member of the Baldwin County Alabama Indegent Defense Committee and a charter member of the North Baldwin County Coalition for Excellence in Education. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Sociology from Alabama State University and a Master of Science Degree in Criminal Justice from Troy State University.

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Sheila Sharp

Commissioner / Compact Administrator, AR

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Biography

Sheila Sharp is the Director for the Department of Community Correction and Interstate Compact Commissioner for the state of Arkansas since 2013.&

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Sheila Sharp is the Director for the Department of Community Correction and Interstate Compact Commissioner for the state of Arkansas since 2013.  She has worked in state government for over 40 years and has more than 19 years of experience with the state prison system. 

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Nancy Ware

Commissioner / Compact Administrator, DC

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Biography

Director Nancy M. Ware serves as the Agency Director of the Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency for the District of Columbia (CSOSA). S

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Director Nancy M. Ware serves as the Agency Director of the Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency for the District of Columbia (CSOSA). She has over three decades experience in the management and administration of juvenile and adult criminal justice programs on the local, state and national level. Her organizational experience includes serving as the first Executive Director of the DC Criminal Justice Coordinating Council (CJCC). Ms. Ware holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree from Howard University.

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Jenny Nimer

Commissioner, FL

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Biography

Jenny Nimer has over 32 years’ experience with the Florida Department of Corrections, serving as the Deputy Secretary of Community Correcti

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Jenny Nimer has over 32 years’ experience with the Florida Department of Corrections, serving as the Deputy Secretary of Community Corrections for the past six years. Mrs. Nimer holds a bachelor’s degree in Criminology from Florida State University and has experience working as a manager in the Department’s research bureau, and as a probation officer, Deputy Circuit Administrator, Assistant Bureau Chief in the Bureau of Probation and Parole Field Services and Deputy Assistant Secretary of Community Corrections. Mrs. Nimer is a member of the Florida Council on Crime and Delinquency, member of the American Probation and Parole Association, member of the American Correctional Association, member of the Rules Committee for the Interstate Compact Adult.

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Chris Moore

Commissioner / Compact Administrator, GA

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Biography

Chris Moore has served as Interstate Compact Administrator/Commissioner for the State of Gergia since 2012. Chris began his career in Communi

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Chris Moore has served as Interstate Compact Administrator/Commissioner for the State of Gergia since 2012. Chris began his career in Community Supervision in 1989 as a Probation Officer. In 1998, he moved to Central Office as a Field Support Specialist and his program area was Sex Offender Supervision. In 2005 he was promoted to Center Administrator of a Day Reporting Center and in 2009 he was promoted to Chief Probation Officer.   Chris received his BBA from Mercer University in 1989. He is also a Certified P.O.S.T Instructor and a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor. 

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Kim Potter-Blair

Commissioner / Compact Administrator, KY

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Biography

Kimberly Potter-Blair is the Deputy Commissioner of Support Services for Kentucky’s Department of Corrections. She began her career with the Dep

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Kimberly Potter-Blair is the Deputy Commissioner of Support Services for Kentucky’s Department of Corrections. She began her career with the Department of Corrections on Feb. 1, 1998 as a Corrections Officer at Blackburn Correctional Complex. She has since served as a probation officer and in supervisory positions. Potter-Blair is a graduate of Kentucky State University where she received her bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice and a master's degree in Public Administration. 

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Pete Fremin

Commissioner / Compact Administrator, LA

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Biography

Pete Fremin is currently Director of Probation and Parole and has 31 years of experience in state government. In the past, he served as President

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Pete Fremin is currently Director of Probation and Parole and has 31 years of experience in state government. In the past, he served as President of the Louisiana Probation and Parole Association and as a State Representative of the Southern States Correctional Association. He is currently the Interstate Compact Commissioner for Louisiana.

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Joseph Clocker

Commissioner / Compact Administrator, MD

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Biography

Joseph Clocker began his community corrections career in 1977 as a Parole and Probation Agent with the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Co

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Joseph Clocker began his community corrections career in 1977 as a Parole and Probation Agent with the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services. His Division of Parole and Probation management assignments have included Field Supervisor positions in Baltimore City, Baltimore County, and Anne Arundel County.  In 2010 Mr. Clocker was appointed to the position of Regional Administrator for the Central Region. In 2015 he was appointed as the Executive Deputy Director for the Maryland Division of Parole and Probation and appointed as Director of Parole and Probation March 2017.  Joe is a graduate of Towson University and received a Master of Public Administration degree from the University of Baltimore in 1987. 

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Anne Precythe

Commissioner / Compact Administrator, MO

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Biography

Anne L. Precythe began serving as Director of the Department of Corrections in Feb 2017. 

She brings nearly 30 years of service as

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Anne L. Precythe began serving as Director of the Department of Corrections in Feb 2017. 

She brings nearly 30 years of service as a corrections professional into her role as director. Before becoming the second woman director for the Missouri Department of Corrections, Precythe served as the Director of Community Corrections in the North Carolina Department of Public Safety. She was employed with the Division of Community Corrections in North Carolina since 1988, where she began her career as a Probation/Parole Officer. 

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Christy Gutherz

Commissioner, MS

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Biography

Christine “Christy” M. Gutherz was appointed deputy commissioner of Community Corrections in January 2015. Prior to this appointment, she had

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Christine “Christy” M. Gutherz was appointed deputy commissioner of Community Corrections in January 2015. Prior to this appointment, she had served as the Community Corrections Director (CCD) for Region II since 2003. She has worked in numerous capacities throughout her 22-year tenure with the Mississippi Department of Corrections (MDOC) and also worked five years with Keeton Corrections, as a case manager and a facility director. Gutherz is a graduate of Delta State University in Cleveland, Miss., with a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice

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Timothy Moose

Commissioner / Compact Administrator, NC

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Biography

Tim Moose serves as Deputy Secretary for Adult Corrections & Juvenile Justice in the North Carolina Department of Public Safety. He has served

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Tim Moose serves as Deputy Secretary for Adult Corrections & Juvenile Justice in the North Carolina Department of Public Safety. He has served as a Deputy Secretary since 2012 and in this role he is involved in the oversight of the Division of Community Corrections, the Division of Prisons, the Division of Special Operations and Intelligence, the Rehabilitative Programs Division; and works with the Post Release-Parole Commission on policy and offender supervision.  Tim is a career correction’s professional with over 33 years of experience, including all aspects of division administration; as well as expertise in technology utilization, offender supervision, treatment programming, and special operations.  Tim is a graduate of North Carolina State University with degrees in Criminal Justice and Political Science and also the National Institute of Corrections Executive Training Program.

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Kevin Duckworth

Commissioner / Compact Administrator, OK

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Biography

Kevin Duckworth currently serves as Director of OK Probation and Parole.  He has 23 years of corrections experience. Duckworth was born in Ok

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Kevin Duckworth currently serves as Director of OK Probation and Parole.  He has 23 years of corrections experience. Duckworth was born in Okmulgee, raised in Altus and prior to his corrections career was a legal specialist in the U.S. Army Reserves. He received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Central Oklahoma, a master’s certificate from Cornell University and is a certified corrections executive through the American Corrections Association. 

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Jerry Adger

Commissioner, SC

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Alisha James

Commissioner / Compact Administrator, TN

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Biography

Alisha James has an extensive background in law enforcement. She began her career in 2005 with the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department

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Alisha James has an extensive background in law enforcement. She began her career in 2005 with the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department (MNPD), where she served as a patrol officer before being selected to work as an undercover detective. She continued to advance and was tasked with developing innovative methods to recruit women minorities to the force. This work earned her further recognition, and in 2010 she was selected to join the elite trainee operations at the MNPD’s training academy.

In 2011, she joined the United States Probation and Pretrial Services Office. There, she conducted investigations and prepared reports including sentencing recommendations for individuals convicted of federal offenses and served as a firearms and non-lethal ammunitions instructor.

Ms. James joined the Tennessee Department of Corrections in 2014 and served as a Probation Administrator. In this role, she oversaw more than 500 staff members who were responsible for the supervision of over 45,000 offenders in the community. She also played a key role in driving regional initiatives and is a subject matter expert on firearms and defensive tactics. In 2016 she was appointed to the role of Assistant Commissioner of Community Supervision.

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Elizabeth "Libby" Elliott

Commissioner, TX

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Biography

Libby Elliot is a Senior Policy Advisor to the Office of the Governor, State of Texas and was appointed as the Texas Interstate Commissioner in 20

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Libby Elliot is a Senior Policy Advisor to the Office of the Governor, State of Texas and was appointed as the Texas Interstate Commissioner in 2015. She holds a B.A. in Criminal Justice from St. Edward’s University.

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James Parks

Commissioner / Compact Administrator, VA

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Diann Skiles

Commissioner / Compact Administrator, WV

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South Region DCAs Meeting

05/08/2017 @ 2:00pm Agenda | Calendar

South Region Meeting

10/10/2017 @ 9:10am Agenda | Calendar


Meeting Minutes

01/19/17