Signed into law:
March 26, 2002
Commissioner / Compact Administrator
Allen Godfrey is the Field Services Director for the State of Minnesota, which is responsible for the oversight of probation and parole, and is al
Allen Godfrey is the Field Services Director for the State of Minnesota, which is responsible for the oversight of probation and parole, and is also the 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, was deputy director in Dakota County, and director of Scott County Community Corrections.
Godfrey has a Master’s Degree in Human Services Planning and Administration. While in Dakota County, he initiated the Juvenile Detention Alternative Initiative which led to the reduction of juveniles in detention, and the implementation of specialty courts. He 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.
Program and Policy Monitor
Kelly Kemp, Member, Represents Office of the Attorney General
Honorable Richard Kyle, Member, Chief Justice of Minnesota Supreme Court
Honorable Bobby Joe Champion; Honorable Warren Limmer; Honorable Marion O'Neill; Honorable Raymond Dehn, Members, Minnesota Senate and Minnesota House
Suzanne Elwell, Vice Chair, Victim’s Representative
Freddie Davis-English, Member, Juvenile Justice Advisory Committee
William Hutton, Member, Minnesota Sheriff's Association
Nicole Kern, Member, Minnesota Community Correction Act Counties
Stephen King, Chair, Minnesota Association of County Probation Officers
Shane Baker, Member, Minnesota County Attorney's Association
William Ward, Member, Minnesota Board of Public Defense
Renee Brown-Goodell, Community Representative
In 33 of 87 counties governed by the Community Corrections Act, the supervision fee amount is set by the local corrections agency. In the remaining 54 counties the amount is set by the Department of Corrections or the local County Board.