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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.
During the June monthly operational meeting, the State Board of Pardons and Paroles elected Terry Barnard as Chair, and Jacqueline Bunn was elected Vice-Chair for the 2023 fiscal year. The June operational meeting was held at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center.
The State Board of Pardons and Paroles attended the 2022 Georgia Prison Wardens' Association Training Conference.
The Georgia Office of Victim Services held a training conference at Lanier Islands in Buford, Georgia. The training was specifically designed for District Attorneys, Assistant District Attorneys, Victim-Witness Assistance Directors, and staff from across the state.
The State Board of Pardons and Paroles toured the Clayton County Prison. The prison is operated by Clayton County and houses state inmates.
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.