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45 ILCS 170

Signed into law:
June 26, 2002


Melissa Smith


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Melissa M. Smith graduated with a bachelor’s degree in social work in 2003 from Bradley University, working in the field of social work until sh

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Melissa M. Smith graduated with a bachelor’s degree in social work in 2003 from Bradley University, working in the field of social work until she began her career in community correction in 2005 under the probation division. While working in the probation division she served as a juvenile and adult probation officer.  Ms. Smith was actively involved in the Illinois Probation and Court Services Association from 2005 until 2014.  Her involvement included being a committee member, chairing the Membership Committee, and serving on the Executive Board for four years as the treasurer.  In 2014, Ms. Smith was hired by the Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice as a Juvenile Justice Youth and Family Specialist in the Aftercare Division, commonly known as juvenile parole.  While working for the Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice she obtained a master’s degree in psychology from Northcentral University and took on additional duties including being assigned to the intensive supervision unit, managing the adult suspend status caseload, providing training, participating in the trauma-informed aftercare committee, and being the back-up for the Juvenile Interstate Compact Commissioner for approximately seven years. Ms. Smith was appointed as the Illinois Interstate Compact Commissioner with the Illinois Department of Corrections in August of 2023. 


Deputy Compact Administrator

Holly Kassube

Deputy Compact Administrator / Probation

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State ICOTS Administrator

IL Parole - ICOTS Administrator

ICOTS Administrator Parole


IL Probation - ICOTS Administrator

ICOTS Administrator Probation


Compact Office

Ashley Collins

Interstate Compact Specialist


Tracy Robinson

Parole: Offenders A-G


Joan Coons

Parole: Offenders H-Q


Ashley Erlenbush

Parole: Offenders R-Z


Angel Jones

Probation Interstate Compact Specialist


Sydney McClendon

Probation Interstate Compact Specialist


Molly Dearing

Probation Interstate Compact Specialist


Victims' Representative

Cherri Gass

Victims' Representative



Offender Information

Sex Offender Registration Requirements

Violation Grid Information

Parole Sanction Matrix

State Council


Executive Representative

Jason Garnett, Chief of Parole, Director of Corrections

Judicial Representative

Hon. John Gibbons, Associate Judge, 17th Judicial Circuit

Legislative Representative

Suzanne Ness, Legislative Member

Victims' Representative

Cherrie Price, Victim’s Representative

Additional Members

Holly Kassube, Deputy Compact Administrator, Administrative Office of Illinois Courts

Eva Moore, Deputy Director of Aftercare DJJ, Director of Juvenile Justice

Tomiko Frierson, State Compact Administrator for Juveniles Statute

Karrie Reuter, Bureau Chief of Youth Intervention Secretary of Human Services

Daniel Hunt, Director Probation Services Administrative Office of Illinois Courts

Representative Dave Vella, Legislative Member

Senator Chris Belt, Legislative Member

Thomas Debetta, Regional Administrator, Department of Juvenile Justice

Eva Moore, Deputy Director, Department of Juvenile Justice

Steven Minter, Dept of Children & Family Services

Tracy Harrison, IDOC Warrant Officer

Sarah Johnson, IDOC Extradition Officer



Up to $50, depending on supervising department’s fee schedule (probation only)


$125 (probation only)