Full Name: Terra Taylor
Title: Director, Probation & Parole
Commission Title: Commissioner / Compact Administrator / DCA
Role Group: Parole & Probation
Agency: Probation & Parole
Unit: Interstate Compact Office
Address: 314 Cherry Lane
New Castle, Delaware 19720
Office Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Office Phone: 302-739-5387
Direct Phone: 302-577-3443
Fax 1: 302-577-7471
Terra Taylor began her career with the Department of Correction in 1997 as a Home Confinement support employee. In 1999, she became a Probation and Parole Officer specializing in sex offender supervision. Taylor was promoted to Supervisor in 2011 and in this position she oversaw multiple units including Electronic Monitoring, Sex Offenders, Intake, I-ADAPT, and Interstate Compact. She assumed the role of Operations Administrator at Dover Probation & Parole in 2014 and was responsible for managing the 24/7 Electronic Monitoring Center, the statewide electronic monitoring budget, and the statewide sex offender program. In addition to her core duties, Taylor also had active roles on may special projects such as the Probation & Parole ACA Committee.
In 2016, Taylor accepted the position of Regional Manager of the Dover Probation & Parole Office. As the Regional Manager, she was responsible for overseeing the administration and operation of the Kent County Probation & Parole district office and satellite office which includes over 80 employees. In 2017, she accepted the position as the State of Delaware, Probation and Parole Director.
Taylor earned her Bachelor of Science degree in criminal justice from Wilmington University in 2002 and is a graduate of the NIC-sponsored Management Development for the Future training program.