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Executive Director for the State Board of Pardons and Paroles, Christopher Barnett, and Deputy Executive Director, Rita Rocker, spoke at the Georgia State Senate Public Safety Committee meeting.
The parole staff attended the Women Working in Corrections and Juvenile Justice National Conference. The 2021 conference was open to all women working in the corrections and juvenile justice field in any discipline, including peace officers, healthcare providers, administrators, and executives.
Georgia Parole Board staff, including Chairman Terry Barnard and member Meg Heap, visited Central State Prison to get updated on the braille program operated by the Georgia Department of Corrections.
The State Board of Pardons and Paroles partnered with other law enforcement agencies across Georgia, the Georgia trucking industry, and the nonprofit organization Caring for Others for the donation drive.
Georgia's parole board completed training delivered by the Center for Effective Public Policy and the Carl Vinson Institute of Government.
The Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police and Georgia Sheriffs' Association held the annual summer training conference in Jekyll Island and Savannah. The Executive Director of the Parole Board, Chris Barnett, spoke to several state leaders and law enforcement officials during the conference.
Executive Director of Parole Chris Barnett and the Clemency Division leadership spoke with Metro Region Parole Investigators and the Northern Region Parole Investigators.
Executive Director of Parole Chris Barnett and Deputy Executive Director Rita Rocker spoke to the District Attorneys Association of Georgia meeting at Jekyll Island.
The State Board of Pardons and Paroles' Office of Victim Services was one of the many organizations providing training at the 2021 Annual Training Conference of the Association of Paroling Authorities International in Arlington, Texas.
The Georgia State Board of Pardons and Parole's annual Employee Awards meeting was held at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center (GPSTC) in Forsyth, Georgia.
Parole Board Chairman Terry Barnard and Executive Director of Parole Chris Barnett attended the Georgia Prison Wardens' Association training conference at Lake Lanier.
Division staff addressed the Parole Board Members at the June 2021 monthly meeting of the State Board of Pardons and Paroles. Terry E. Barnard was elected the Chairman, and Jacqueline Bunn was elected to serve as Vice Chairman.