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Interstate Commission for Adult Offender Supervision | Ensuring Public Safety for the 21st Century

Midwest Region

Mission

Summary

Serve as a liaison between the Commission and states within a defined geographic area. Provide assistance, share best practices, recommend rule changes, and report to the Executive Committee.

Chair

Doug Clark

Commissioner / Compact Administrator, South Dakota

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Biography

Douglas Clark is the Executive Director of the South Dakota Board of Pardons and Paroles for the South Dakota Department of Corrections. He has a BA in Management from the University of Sioux Falls and obtained a Graduate Certificate in Public Administration and Organizat

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Douglas Clark is the Executive Director of the South Dakota Board of Pardons and Paroles for the South Dakota Department of Corrections. He has a BA in Management from the University of Sioux Falls and obtained a Graduate Certificate in Public Administration and Organizational Management from the University of South Dakota in 2014 as part of the SD Governor’s Leadership Excellence program. Doug began his career with the South Dakota Department of Corrections in 1994 as a Correctional Officer in the South Dakota State Penitentiary located in Sioux Falls. He has held numerous positions within security as well as unit management. In 2002, he was hired by the Parole Division to serve as a Corrections Specialist where he oversaw the development and implementation of the Community Risk Assessment/Re-Assessment instrument and process as well as the Policy-Driven Response to Violation Matrix. He was named the Director of Field Operations/SE Regional Supervisor for Parole Services in 2008. Significant initiatives he has been part of directing in South Dakota include: the arming of SD parole agents, expanding the use of evidence based practices in South Dakota Parole Services, and assisting with the development and implementation of system-wide strategies and process changes that came as a result of the state’s Justice Reinvestment Initiative in 2013. In May 2015, Doug was appointed Executive Director of the South Dakota Board of Pardons and Paroles. In this position, he is responsible for the oversight of all Parole Board operations, Parole Services operations, and serves as South Dakota’s Commissioner to the Interstate Commission for Adult Offender Supervision (ICAOS), where he currently serves on the Rules Committee and was recently elected Chair for the Midwest Region. When not working, Doug enjoys spending time with his family, coaching youth sports, and boating.

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Vice Chair

Jacey Rader

Commissioner / Compact Administrator / DCA Probation, Nebraska

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Biography

Jacey Rader serves as the Commissioner for the Interstate Compact for Adult Offender Supervision (ICAOS). Jacey graduated from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln in 2002 and has a bachelors degree in Criminal Justice. She began her career with probation in 2004, and se

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Jacey Rader serves as the Commissioner for the Interstate Compact for Adult Offender Supervision (ICAOS). Jacey graduated from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln in 2002 and has a bachelors degree in Criminal Justice. She began her career with probation in 2004, and served as a probation officer until 2013, when she was promoted to Compliance Officer with the Administrative Office of Probation. In 2014, she was appointed to the Deputy Compact Administrator position and currently serves as the Commissioner for the Interstate Compact for Juveniles (ICJ), in addition to her work with the ICAOS. Jacey serves on the Training Committee and as a nationwide trainer for ICAOS. She also trains nationally for the ICJ and serves on the Compliance Committee. In Nebraska, Jacey has spearheaded the implementation of custodial sanctions on interstate compact transfer offenders and worked to implement a process to ensure interstate compact cases are entered into the statewide JUSTICE system. In addition to her work with the Compact Office, Jacey serves as a Compliance Officer for the Administrative Office of Probation and serves on numerous committees.

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Commissioners

Charles Lauterbach

Commissioner / Compact Administrator, IA

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Biography

Charles Lauterbach is an Executive Officer with the Iowa Department of Corrections. He has worked in community-based corrections since February, 1

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Charles Lauterbach is an Executive Officer with the Iowa Department of Corrections. He has worked in community-based corrections since February, 1988. He has held the positions of Job Developer, Probation/ Parole Officer, Residential Counselor, and Community Corrections Service Representative. Charles was appointed Iowa’s Compact Administrator in September, 1997. In that role he served on the Probation and Parole Compact Administrators’ Association’s Training Committee, Finance Committee, and Nominations Committee.  Upon adoption in 2001 of the Interstate Compact for Adult Offender Supervision, Charles continued to serve as Iowa’s Compact Administrator. In May 2009, he was appointed Iowa’s Commissioner. Charles holds a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Iowa, Iowa City and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix, West Des Moines Campus. Charles chaired the Commission’s Deputy Compact Administrators Liaison Committee in 2010. Since 2010 Charles has served as the Commission’s Treasurer.

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Dara Matson

Commissioner / Compact Administrator / DCA Parole: Outgoing Transfers & Offenders M-Z, IL

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Jane Seigel

Commissioner / Compact Administrator, IN

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Biography

Jane Seigel is the Executive Director of the Indiana Office of Court Services (IOCS) which conducts education programs for judicial officers, prob

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Jane Seigel is the Executive Director of the Indiana Office of Court Services (IOCS) which conducts education programs for judicial officers, probation officers, court alcohol and drug program staff and problem-solving court staff, and other court employees. The IOCS provides staff support for all the committees of the Judicial Conference of Indiana. As the Executive Director, Ms. Seigel chairs the Justice Reinvestment Advisory Council, serves on the Board of Trustees of the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute, and serves as Indiana’s Commissioner on the Interstate Commission for Adult Offender Supervision and the Interstate Juvenile Compact. She is Chair of the Rules Committee for the Adult Interstate Commission and serves on its Executive Committee. She also serves on the State Steering Committee for the Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative (JDAI) and is a member of the Annie E. Casey’s JDAI Applied Leadership Network. Prior to assuming this position, she served as the General Counsel for the Indiana Association of Cities and Towns and worked in various legal positions at the Indianapolis-Marion County City-County Legal Division, now known as the Office of Corporation Counsel.  Ms. Seigel received her B.A. degree from DePauw University and her J.D. Degree from the McKinney School of Law in Indianapolis.

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Hope Cooper

Commissioner / Compact Administrator, KS

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Biography

Hope Cooper has served as Deputy Secretary of Community and Field Services since June 2016. Cooper joined the KDOC in 2008 as a program consultant

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Hope Cooper has served as Deputy Secretary of Community and Field Services since June 2016. Cooper joined the KDOC in 2008 as a program consultant in the community corrections division and had served as warden of the Topeka Correctional Facility prior to being promoted to the KDOC’s director of community corrections. Cooper previously worked as a probation officer for the U.S. District Courts in Topeka and for Community Solutions, Inc., an adult day reporting center in Topeka. Cooper has a master’s degree in counseling and a bachelor’s degree in psychology and criminal justice, both from Chadron State College in Chadron, Nebraska.

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Russell Marlan

Commissioner / Compact Administrator, MI

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Biography

In 1992, Russ Marlan began his career with the Michigan Department of Corrections as a parole officer in Detroit. In 1998, Russ was promoted to pa

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In 1992, Russ Marlan began his career with the Michigan Department of Corrections as a parole officer in Detroit. In 1998, Russ was promoted to parole office supervisor at the state’s Special Alternative Incarceration (boot camp) Program. In 2000, he was again promoted to program manager of the boot camp. In 2002, Russ began working in the Department’s public information office and assumed the role of Public Information Officer in 2006. In March 2010, he was promoted to the position of Administrator of the Executive Bureau where he served as Chief of Staff to the Department Director and managed the Legislative Affairs Section and the Public Information Office. In July 2014, Russ was assigned as the Administrator for Regions 1-9 of Field Operations Administration. On October 1, 2014, Russ was selected as the Interim Deputy Director of Field Operations Administration; and was appointed to the position in December 2014. Russ graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice from Michigan State University.

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Allen Godfrey

Commissioner / Compact Administrator, MN

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Biography

Allen Godfrey is the Field Services Director for the State of Minnesota which is responsible for the oversight of probation, parole and ICAOS Comm

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Allen Godfrey is the Field Services Director for the State of Minnesota which is responsible for the oversight of probation, parole and ICAOS Commissioner. He began his career working with juveniles in Hennepin County’s residential facility in 1984 and has held positions as a probation officer, supervisor, deputy director In Dakota County and Scott County Community Corrections Director. Allen has a Master’s Degree in Human Services Planning and Administration. While in Dakota County, Allen Initiated the Juvenile Detention Alternative Initiative which led to the reduction of juveniles in detention, and the implementation of specialty courts. Allen, while at the State of Minnesota, led the implementation, training, quality assurance and outcomes of Evidence Based Practices (EBP). Allen is a member of the State EBP Policy Committee and serves on the Minnesota Specialty Court Advisory Committee.

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Amy Vorachek

Commissioner / Compact Administrator, ND

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Jacey Rader

Commissioner / Compact Administrator / DCA Probation, NE

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Biography

Jacey Rader serves as the Commissioner for the Interstate Compact for Adult Offender Supervision (ICAOS). Jacey graduated from the University of N

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Jacey Rader serves as the Commissioner for the Interstate Compact for Adult Offender Supervision (ICAOS). Jacey graduated from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln in 2002 and has a bachelors degree in Criminal Justice. She began her career with probation in 2004, and served as a probation officer until 2013, when she was promoted to Compliance Officer with the Administrative Office of Probation. In 2014, she was appointed to the Deputy Compact Administrator position and currently serves as the Commissioner for the Interstate Compact for Juveniles (ICJ), in addition to her work with the ICAOS. Jacey serves on the Training Committee and as a nationwide trainer for ICAOS. She also trains nationally for the ICJ and serves on the Compliance Committee. In Nebraska, Jacey has spearheaded the implementation of custodial sanctions on interstate compact transfer offenders and worked to implement a process to ensure interstate compact cases are entered into the statewide JUSTICE system. In addition to her work with the Compact Office, Jacey serves as a Compliance Officer for the Administrative Office of Probation and serves on numerous committees.

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Sara Andrews

Commissioner / Compact Administrator, OH

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Biography

Sara Andrews serves as the Director of the Ohio Criminal Sentencing Commission, effective January 2015. In 1990, the General Assembly created the

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Sara Andrews serves as the Director of the Ohio Criminal Sentencing Commission, effective January 2015. In 1990, the General Assembly created the Ohio Criminal Sentencing Commission by statute. The Commission is a 31 member group chaired by the Chief Justice of Ohio. Ten members of the Commission are judges appointed by the Chief Justice, 12 members are appointed by the Governor, 2 cabinet directors, 2 state agency leaders as well as 4 members of the General Assembly serve on the Commission. It is responsible for reviewing Ohio's sentencing statutes and sentencing patterns, and to make recommendations to the General Assembly regarding statutory changes.

Before her appointment as the Director of the Ohio Criminal Sentencing Commission, Sara was a more than 20 year veteran with the Department of Rehabilitation and Correction, holding a number of leadership positions, most recently as the Deputy Director of the Division of Parole and Community Services (DPCS) and Chief of the Adult Parole Authority (APA). In that role, she managed the Ohio Parole Board, the Office of Victim Services, the Bureau of Research, Office of Offender Reentry and Religious Services, Jail inspection and oversight, community supervision, fugitive and interstate compact operations, and DRC funded community corrections throughout the State of Ohio. She was also the Ohio Commissioner and national Chair of the Interstate Compact for Adult Offender Supervision and continues to serve in that capacity.

Sara’s academic background includes a B.A. from the University of Northern Colorado and M.S. degree from the University of Dayton, Ohio. She is a member of Ohio Justice Alliance for Community Corrections, the American Probation and Parole Association, serves as an appointed member of the Attorney General’s Ohio Law Enforcement Gateway Steering Committee and Advisory Board, the Commission on Technology and the Courts of the Ohio Supreme Court, served as a member of the Ohio Supreme Court’s Joint Task Force to Review the Administration of Ohio’s Death Penalty and most recently represents the Chief Justice on Governor Kasich’s Ohio Task Force on Community-Police Relations.Sara is also a recipient of the United States Attorney General’s William French Smith award, the 2013 Ohio Community Corrections Association President’s award, 2013 Ohio Justice Alliance for Community Corrections Bennett J. Cooper award, 2014 Interstate Compact Adult Offender Supervision Executive Director’s Leadership award.

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Doug Clark

Commissioner / Compact Administrator, SD

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Biography

Douglas Clark is the Executive Director of the South Dakota Board of Pardons and Paroles for the South Dakota Department of Corrections. He has a

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Douglas Clark is the Executive Director of the South Dakota Board of Pardons and Paroles for the South Dakota Department of Corrections. He has a BA in Management from the University of Sioux Falls and obtained a Graduate Certificate in Public Administration and Organizational Management from the University of South Dakota in 2014 as part of the SD Governor’s Leadership Excellence program. Doug began his career with the South Dakota Department of Corrections in 1994 as a Correctional Officer in the South Dakota State Penitentiary located in Sioux Falls. He has held numerous positions within security as well as unit management. In 2002, he was hired by the Parole Division to serve as a Corrections Specialist where he oversaw the development and implementation of the Community Risk Assessment/Re-Assessment instrument and process as well as the Policy-Driven Response to Violation Matrix. He was named the Director of Field Operations/SE Regional Supervisor for Parole Services in 2008. Significant initiatives he has been part of directing in South Dakota include: the arming of SD parole agents, expanding the use of evidence based practices in South Dakota Parole Services, and assisting with the development and implementation of system-wide strategies and process changes that came as a result of the state’s Justice Reinvestment Initiative in 2013. In May 2015, Doug was appointed Executive Director of the South Dakota Board of Pardons and Paroles. In this position, he is responsible for the oversight of all Parole Board operations, Parole Services operations, and serves as South Dakota’s Commissioner to the Interstate Commission for Adult Offender Supervision (ICAOS), where he currently serves on the Rules Committee and was recently elected Chair for the Midwest Region. When not working, Doug enjoys spending time with his family, coaching youth sports, and boating.

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Joselyn López

Commissioner / Compact Administrator, WI

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Midwest Region States


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Next Meeting

Midwest Region DCAs Meeting

08/07/2018 @ 2:00pm Agenda | Calendar

Midwest Region Meeting

03/22/2018 @ 2:00pm Agenda | Calendar


Meeting Minutes

02/21/17

06/22/17

10/10/17