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

South 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

Chris Moore

Commissioner / Compact Administrator, Georgia

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Biography

Chris Moore has served as Interstate Compact Administrator/Commissioner for the State of Georgia 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 a

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Chris Moore has served as Interstate Compact Administrator/Commissioner for the State of Georgia 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

Tom Langer

Commissioner / Compact Administrator, AL

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Biography

Tom Langer started his career with the State of Alabama in September 1982 as a Corrections Officer with the Alabama Department of Corrections

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Tom Langer started his career with the State of Alabama in September 1982 as a Corrections Officer with the Alabama Department of Corrections. In 1986, Tom changed job classifications from Corrections Officer to a Classification Specialist still working with the Department of Corrections. In July 1989, he accepted employment with the Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles as a Probation and Parole Officer. Over the years he climbed the promotional ladder from Supervisor to District Manager to his current position as Division Director of the Interstate Compact Unit. Tom graduated from The University of Alabama in August 1980 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Criminal Justice and a double minor in Business and Social Work. In December 1998, he received a Juris Doctorate from Birmingham School of Law.

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Kevin Murphy

Commissioner / Compact Administrator, AR

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Biography

Kevin Murphy began his career in 1978 with the Illinois Department of Correction. In 1979 he transferred to the Arkansas Department of Correction

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Kevin Murphy began his career in 1978 with the Illinois Department of Correction. In 1979 he transferred to the Arkansas Department of Correction with stints as Sergeant, Classification and Assignment Officer, Personnel and Training Officer, Industry Operations Manager, Deputy Warden, and until his retirement in September 2010, served as the Human Resources Administrator for the agency.

Kevin returned to state service with Arkansas Community Correction in 2013 as Assistant Director. In November of 2014 he was appointed Chief Deputy Director for the agency. The agency oversees 61,000 offenders on parole and probation, six community correctional centers, eight reentry centers, and twenty four transitional facilities. He was named interim director of the agency in July 2018.

He has also served as adjunct instructor at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Pulaski Tech, and at John Brown University where he specializes in Employment Law, Organizational Behavior, and Ethics courses.

He has a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff in Criminal Justice; an MBA obtained from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR), and several hours towards his Doctorate at UALR.

In addition to the position he held at the ADC, he helped establish the Arkansas Department of Correction Retirement Association and served as its first Executive Secretary and Treasurer of the organization. From 1996 – 2017 he has held the office of Executive Director with the United States Deputy Wardens Association where he also served as the Associational President. He is a past president of the Southern States Correctional Association and is in his second six year term on the Executive Board.

Kevin is currently the Executive Director of Arkansas Association of Correctional Employees Trust (AACET), where he oversees the operational duties of the correctional organization consisting of five agencies with over 4,400 members. He serves on the Awana Ministry Team and serves as a trainer and workshop coordinator throughout parts of the US.

Kevin’s passion is helping people in need. He is married to Karen and has three children (all girls!) and five grandchildren.

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James Berry

Commissioner / Compact Administrator, DC


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 Georgia since 2012. Chris began his career in Community S

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Chris Moore has served as Interstate Compact Administrator/Commissioner for the State of Georgia 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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Johnathan Hall

Commissioner / Compact Administrator, KY


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 February 2017 and brings nearly 30 years of service as a corre

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Anne L. Precythe began serving as Director of the Department of Corrections in February 2017 and 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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Brody Burks

Commissioner, TX


James Parks

Commissioner / Compact Administrator, VA

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Diann Skiles

Commissioner / Compact Administrator, WV

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South Region States


Regions


Next Meeting

South Region DCAs Meeting

06/12/2018 @ 2:00pm Agenda | Calendar

South Region Meeting

07/19/2018 @ 2:00pm Agenda | Calendar