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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

Russell Marlan

Commissioner / Compact Administrator, Michigan

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Biography

In 1992, Russ Marlan began his career with the Michigan Department of Corrections as a parole officer in Detroit, supervising a variety of paroled offenders.

In 1998, Russ was promoted to parole/probation office supervisor at the state’s Special Alternative Inca

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In 1992, Russ Marlan began his career with the Michigan Department of Corrections as a parole officer in Detroit, supervising a variety of paroled offenders.

In 1998, Russ was promoted to parole/probation office supervisor at the state’s Special Alternative Incarceration (boot camp) Program. In 2000, he was promoted to program manager of the boot camp and was responsible for offender intake, education services and treatment and programming at the facility.

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. This position was responsible for the administration of parole and probation staff and daily operations in 80 counties throughout the State.

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. As Deputy Director, he oversees statewide parole and probation staff working at 105 field offices, the Parole Board, the Absconder Recovery Unit, the Electronic Monitoring Center, the Detroit Reentry Center and the Detroit Detention Center.

Russ graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice from Michigan State University.

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Vice Chair

Vacant


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, Finance, and Nominations Committees. 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 chaired the Commission’s Deputy Compact Administrators Liaison Committee from 2009 to 2010. From 2010 until 2018 Charles served as the Commission’s Treasurer and chaired the Finance Committee. In 2012, Charles was the recipient of the ICAOS Executive Director’s Award in recognition of his service to the Interstate Commission. 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.

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Dara Matson

Commissioner / Compact Administrator / DCA Parole / All Violation Reports, IL

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Mary Kay Hudson

Commissioner / Compact Administrator, IN


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, supervising a variety of paroled

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In 1992, Russ Marlan began his career with the Michigan Department of Corrections as a parole officer in Detroit, supervising a variety of paroled offenders.

In 1998, Russ was promoted to parole/probation office supervisor at the state’s Special Alternative Incarceration (boot camp) Program. In 2000, he was promoted to program manager of the boot camp and was responsible for offender intake, education services and treatment and programming at the facility.

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. This position was responsible for the administration of parole and probation staff and daily operations in 80 counties throughout the State.

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. As Deputy Director, he oversees statewide parole and probation staff working at 105 field offices, the Parole Board, the Absconder Recovery Unit, the Electronic Monitoring Center, the Detroit Reentry Center and the Detroit Detention Center.

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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Katrina Ransom

Commissioner / Compact Administrator, OH

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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 as the Rules Committee Chair and previously served as 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


Regions


Next Meeting

Midwest Region DCAs Meeting

04/08/2019 @ 11:00am Agenda | Calendar

Midwest Region Meeting

05/13/2019 @ 1:00pm Agenda | Calendar