Maggie Brewer

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Full Name: Maggie Brewer

Title: Chief Deputy Secretary

Commission Title: Commissioner / Compact Administrator

Role Group: Parole & Probation

Agency: North Carolina Department of Adult Correction


Address: 214 W. Jones Street

North Carolina

Region: South


Office Phone:

Direct Phone: 919-324-1113


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Maggie Brewer has spent over 27 years in state government and was named Chief
Deputy Secretary for the new N.C. Department of Adult Correction, moving over
from Community Supervision in January 2023. She oversees the divisions of
Rehabilitation and Reentry, Comprehensive Health Services, Educational Services
and Support Services.

Brewer began her career with the N.C. Department of Correction in November 1996
at Central Prison as a case manager working directly with offenders. She worked in
the diagnostic center at Polk Youth Institution (now Granville Correctional
Institution) prior to her transfer to Community Corrections.

In December 1998, Brewer was promoted to probation and parole officer in Wake
County. She worked her way up through the ranks as a Chief Probation and Parole
Officer, Judicial District Manager for Wake County and was named the Assistant
Division Administrator for Division II in April 2014. In this role, she oversaw
operations for 21 counties and assisted managers with day-to-day decisions that
impacted their respective counties.

In August 2018, she was promoted to Deputy Director for Community Corrections
with oversight of the operations of program administration.

Brewer has been a certified training instructor since 2001 and specializes in
firearms. She served as the vice chair of the Sex Offender Management Committee
in 2006. This committee guided the implementation of the Static-99 assessment
and Satellite Based Monitoring in North Carolina. In 2007, she was elected
president of the North Carolina Probation and Parole Association (NCPPA) and, in
2008, was the recipient of the NCPPA President’s Award. She remains active in the
association and currently serves as historian.

Brewer was appointed by Gov. Roy Cooper to serve on the North Carolina Human
Trafficking Commission in 2021 and was recently appointed as chair of the
commission. On, March 1, 2023, she was named the NC Interstate Compact

Brewer graduated from North Carolina State University with a bachelor’s in
political science and criminal justice. She is a graduate of the NCDAC Correctional
Leadership Development Program and the North Carolina Department of Public
Safety Executive Leadership Development Program through the University of North
Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Kenan-Flagler Business School. She is currently
participating in the National Institute of Corrections Executive Excellence Series.