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At the Association of Paroling Authorities International (APAI) 2022 Training Conference, the Georgia Parole Board provided two presentations to APAI members from across the country and international members.
The State Board of Pardons and Paroles continues to partner with stakeholders to improve operations. Executive Director of Parole and clemency staff participated in the Spring seminar of the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (GACDL).
Chairman Barnard spoke at the GDC Education Conference in Columbus, Georgia. Chairman Terry Barnard told educators, counselors, librarians, and chaplains who work for the Georgia Department of Corrections that their work is essential to reentry.
The State Board of Pardons and Paroles and the Georgia Office of Victim Services participated in National Crime Victims' Rights Week 2022.
The State Board of Pardons and Paroles joined other law enforcement agencies in Glennville, Georgia.
The State Board of Pardons and Paroles conducted its monthly meeting at the campus of Georgia Southern University.
The Parole Board members and parole staff met with officials from several agencies, including the Georgia Department of Corrections, Department of Juvenile Justice, Homeland Security - ICE, and the Georgia Public Safety Training Center as part of the Board's commitment to engaging all stakeholders in the parole process in Georgia.
The State Board of Pardons and Paroles attended the 2022 Mid-Winter Conference of the Georgia Professional Association of Community Supervision (GPACS).
The Parole Board took part in the State Capitol Tour for the Catoosa/Walker County Leadership Group. The group is made up of representatives of businesses, government entities, and organizations from both Catoosa and Walker Counties, where they tour the State Capitol and visit elected officials to learn more about their state government.
The State Board of Pardons and Paroles welcomed the American Probation and Parole Association (APPA) to Atlanta, Georgia, for the APPA’s 2022 Winter Training Institute.
Parole Board highlights from January's monthly meeting included introducing the agency's new Clemency Director. The five-member Parole Board approved policy updates and received presentations from the agency divisions and support offices. Three of the five members attended the meeting by phone.
The State Board of Pardons and Paroles assisted with bringing disaster relief supplies to the communities affected by a tornado that devastated communities in Kentucky.