Parole Board Session at the 2023 GPACS Mid-Winter Conference
The State Board of Pardons and Paroles conducted a successful panel session at the 2023 Georgia Professional Association of Community Supervision (GPACS) Mid-Winter Training Conference. Chairman Terry Barnard and Board Members David Herring and Tim Ward along with Executive Director Chris Barnett were panelists for the session, "The Georgia Parole Board and the Community Supervision Officer." In the session, the panel discussed how public safety is enhanced because of the professional relationship between the Parole Board and Community Supervision Officers.
GPACS is a training organization representing community supervision in Georgia. Membership is comprised of community supervision, parole, juvenile probation, misdemeanor probation, and corrections staff employed by the Georgia Department of Community Supervision, the State Board of Pardons and Paroles, Georgia Department of Corrections, county and private misdemeanor agencies.