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West Region

Chair

Shawn Arruti

Commissioner / Compact Administrator / DPS Captain Nevada

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Biography

Shawn Arruti, Nevada Department of Public Safety Captain, has over 22 years of combined experience in the field of parole and probation. He previously served the Nevada Division of Parole and Probation as a DPS Officer, a DPS Field Training Officer, DPS Sergeant and DPS L

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Shawn Arruti, Nevada Department of Public Safety Captain, has over 22 years of combined experience in the field of parole and probation. He previously served the Nevada Division of Parole and Probation as a DPS Officer, a DPS Field Training Officer, DPS Sergeant and DPS Lieutenant. Prior to relocating to Nevada in August, 1998, he served as a Juvenile Probation Officer in Maricopa County, Arizona. Originally assigned to the Nevada Compact Office in April, 2006, he was appointed by the governor on April 12, 2016, to serve as the Nevada Commissioner to the Interstate Commission for Adult Offender Supervision (ICAOS) and as Chairman of the Nevada State Council for Interstate Adult Offender Supervision. He previously served as the Deputy Compact Administrator for Nevada, Captain Arruti holds a Bachelor of Arts in Criminology and Psychology from the University of New Mexico (1994). He is also a graduate of Northwestern University, Center for Public Safety, School of Police Staff and Command.

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Vice Chair

Jeremiah Stromberg

Commissioner Oregon

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Biography

Jeremiah Stromberg is currently serving as the Assistant Director of Community Corrections for the Oregon Department of Corrections. This role includes oversight of the community corrections grant in aid funding; development of statewide legislation, policies, and ru

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Jeremiah Stromberg is currently serving as the Assistant Director of Community Corrections for the Oregon Department of Corrections. This role includes oversight of the community corrections grant in aid funding; development of statewide legislation, policies, and rules that govern community corrections; Jail Inspections; program evaluations; liaison between the Counties of Oregon and the Department of Corrections; and Interstate Compact.


Jeremiah served on the Oregon Board of Parole & Post-Prison Supervision from 2009–2012, first as the Executive Director before being appointed by Governor John Kitzhaber as a member of the Board. From 1997–2009, he worked for Multnomah County Department of Community Justice in Portland, Oregon in a variety of roles including: Lead of the Juvenile Sex Offender Treatment Unit within the Juvenile Detention Center; Manager of the Adult Secure Residential Treatment Program; Manager of the START Drug Court; Manager of the Parole and Probation Domestic Violence Unit, and Manager of the Local Control Supervision Unit.

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Commissioners

Carrie Belden

Commissioner / Compact Administrator, AK

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Dori Littler

Commissioner / DCA Probation, AZ

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Biography

Dori Littler has held her current position as the Deputy Compact Administrator (DCA) for Arizona Adult Probation since December 1999. Prior

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Dori Littler has held her current position as the Deputy Compact Administrator (DCA) for Arizona Adult Probation since December 1999. Prior to this position, Dori was an adult probation officer with the Gila County Probation Department in Globe, Arizona. As DCA, she is responsible for training and oversight of the interstate compact program. She regularly trains line officers, judges, attorneys and other court personnel on the rules of the interstate compact throughout Arizona. She has also trained criminal justice personnel in Colorado, Texas, Missouri, Nevada, California, Hawaii, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Idaho, Alaska, New Jersey, Kansas, Iowa, Connecticut, New Mexico and Washington, D.C. Dori was appointed as Arizona s Compact Commissioner in January 2005. She currently serves on the Rules Committee and is a national trainer for the Training Committee. She previously served as Chair of the West Region and Chair of the Training Committee. Dori is a graduate of St. Cloud State University with a B.A. in Criminal Justice. 

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Steve Marshall

Commissioner / Compact Administrator, CA

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Melissa Roberts

Commissioner / Compact Administrator, CO


Sidney Nakamoto

Commissioner / Compact Administrator, HI

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Biography

Sidney Nakamoto, the Probation Administrator for the Hawaii Department of Public Safety, has served as Commissioner/Compact Administrator for HI s

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Sidney Nakamoto, the Probation Administrator for the Hawaii Department of Public Safety, has served as Commissioner/Compact Administrator for HI since 2014.  Previously he served as the DCA for probation representing HI from 2002 to 2014.  He has also served as a member and chair of the DCA committee.

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Denton Darrington

Commissioner / Compact Administrator, ID

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Biography

Senator Denton Darrington serves as Idaho’s commissioner since retiring after 30 years in the Idaho Legislature.  He is from the southeaste

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Senator Denton Darrington serves as Idaho’s commissioner since retiring after 30 years in the Idaho Legislature.  He is from the southeastern Idaho town of Declo and represented the 27th District. He was first elected to the Senate in 1982. 

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Cathy Gordon

Commissioner / Compact Administrator / DCA, MT

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Biography

Cathy Gordon has been with the Montana Department of Corrections for 26 years.  She has served as the MT Deputy Compact Administrator for the

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Cathy Gordon has been with the Montana Department of Corrections for 26 years.  She has served as the MT Deputy Compact Administrator for the past 15 years and as Commissioner since 2014. 

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Roberta Cohen

Commissioner / Compact Administrator, NM

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Biography

Roberta Cohen started her career in 1994 with the New Mexico Department of Public Safety working with the Financial and Procurement Division, Crim

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Roberta Cohen started her career in 1994 with the New Mexico Department of Public Safety working with the Financial and Procurement Division, Crime Lab and New Mexico Law Enforcement Academy Training and Recruiting Division.


In January of 2006, Roberta was promoted as the Deputy Compact Administrator with the New Mexico Department of Corrections, Interstate Compact office. In June 2014; Roberta was appointed Commissioner for New Mexico Interstate Compact by Governor Susanna Martinez. Roberta trains all incoming Basic probation and parole recruits for the New Mexico Department of Corrections and surrounding state judicial agencies around New Mexico. Roberta sits on the ICAOS Training Committee. Roberta is a graduate of Santa Fe Community College in Santa Fe, New Mexico. 

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Shawn Arruti

Commissioner / Compact Administrator / DPS Captain, NV

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Biography

Shawn Arruti, Nevada Department of Public Safety Captain, has over 22 years of combined experience in the field of parole and probation. He previo

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Shawn Arruti, Nevada Department of Public Safety Captain, has over 22 years of combined experience in the field of parole and probation. He previously served the Nevada Division of Parole and Probation as a DPS Officer, a DPS Field Training Officer, DPS Sergeant and DPS Lieutenant. Prior to relocating to Nevada in August, 1998, he served as a Juvenile Probation Officer in Maricopa County, Arizona. Originally assigned to the Nevada Compact Office in April, 2006, he was appointed by the governor on April 12, 2016, to serve as the Nevada Commissioner to the Interstate Commission for Adult Offender Supervision (ICAOS) and as Chairman of the Nevada State Council for Interstate Adult Offender Supervision. He previously served as the Deputy Compact Administrator for Nevada, Captain Arruti holds a Bachelor of Arts in Criminology and Psychology from the University of New Mexico (1994). He is also a graduate of Northwestern University, Center for Public Safety, School of Police Staff and Command.

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Jeremiah Stromberg

Commissioner, OR

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Biography

Jeremiah Stromberg is currently serving as the Assistant Director of Community Corrections for the Oregon Department of Corrections. This rol

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Jeremiah Stromberg is currently serving as the Assistant Director of Community Corrections for the Oregon Department of Corrections. This role includes oversight of the community corrections grant in aid funding; development of statewide legislation, policies, and rules that govern community corrections; Jail Inspections; program evaluations; liaison between the Counties of Oregon and the Department of Corrections; and Interstate Compact.


Jeremiah served on the Oregon Board of Parole & Post-Prison Supervision from 2009–2012, first as the Executive Director before being appointed by Governor John Kitzhaber as a member of the Board. From 1997–2009, he worked for Multnomah County Department of Community Justice in Portland, Oregon in a variety of roles including: Lead of the Juvenile Sex Offender Treatment Unit within the Juvenile Detention Center; Manager of the Adult Secure Residential Treatment Program; Manager of the START Drug Court; Manager of the Parole and Probation Domestic Violence Unit, and Manager of the Local Control Supervision Unit.

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James Hudspeth

Commissioner / Compact Administrator, UT

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Mac Pevey

Commissioner / Compact Administrator, WA


Coltan Harrington

Commissioner / Compact Administrator, WY

Biography

Coltan G Harrington is the Deputy Administrator for Field Services in Wyoming. As such, he manages several programs for the Wyoming Department of

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Coltan G Harrington is the Deputy Administrator for Field Services in Wyoming. As such, he manages several programs for the Wyoming Department of Corrections and fills in for the Field Services Administrator when needed. Coltan has a B.S. in Psychology and an M.P.A, both from the University of Wyoming.

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