Summary of Duties
Have authority to grant parole, pardons, and commutations. The Commissioners can also revoke parole, conduct file reviews, disciplinary reviews, and review applications for appeal.
Administers all matters of Commission Business.
Acts for the Executive Director in her absence. Answers or redirects all correspondence from the public, inmates, and other government agencies. Compiles information and develops reports and recommendations for the Commission and Executive Director. Plans, organizes, and implements special projects.
Provides statewide services to victims of crime after the defendant is sentenced and committed to the Dept. of Correction. Provides crime victims the opportunity to participate during the parole consideration process. Helps victims throughout the parole process.
Prepares parole contracts, parole discharges, pardons, disciplinary reviews, parole plans, interstate bonds, assists the Executive Director.
Assists the Hearing Officers in preparing files, requesting information, conducting background investigations, and in preparation of Parole Hearing Reports.
Assists the Violation Hearing Officers with scheduling, file preparation, warrant coordination, and other matters of due process. Coordinates communications between Violation Hearing Officers and Parole Officers.
Manages parole hearing process. Insures parole hearings are scheduled as required, Administers process for self-initiated progress reports, commutation petitions, requests for early discharge, and miscellaneous file reviews. Prepares hearing minutes, calculates time forfeited on parole, and audits hearing decision data.
Assists the Hearings Manager in his/her duties. Prepares information for the Commissions review.
Conduct parole hearings and make recommendations to the Commissioners. Gather information, verify facts, and prepare written reports for the Commissioners' review.
Conduct parole violation hearings and make findings of fact. Ensure that due process is followed. Prepare written reports with recommendations for the Commissioners' review.