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Michael W. Nail is the Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Community Supervision (DCS). In this role, Michael is responsible for leading the day-to-day operations of one of the nation’s largest community supervision agencies which is comprised of over 2000 employees responsible for the adult felony supervision of over 200,000 individuals.
Scott Maurer has worked in the Criminal Justice field for the past 18 years, beginning his career in 1996 as a counselor at a residential youth treatment facility in Erie, Pennsylvania. He later accepted a position as a Probation/Parole Officer for the North Carolina Department of Corrections.
Sandra Thomas began her career with the Georgia Department of Corrections in 1991 as a Probation Officer in the Lawrenceville Probation Office.
As Chief Operating Officer for the Department of Community Supervision, Bert Flewellen provides the leadership and vision necessary to ensure that the department has the proper operational controls, administrative and reporting procedures, and people systems in place to effectively and efficiently supervise approximately 200,000 felony offenders.
David Morrison began his career with the Parole Board in May of 1999 as a Parole Officer in the Marietta Parole Office.
Michelle Stanley is the Director of Reentry Services. In this role, Michelle oversees various programs and initiatives designed to reduce recidivism.
Phil Sellers, Chief Information Officer for the Georgia Department of Community Supervision, has more than 26 years of experience in Georgia Public Safety.
Olivia Duke, Chief Financial Officer for the Georgia Department of Community Supervision, is a highly respected public financial administrator with the State of Georgia in the functional areas of financial analysis & reporting, budget, auditing, accounting, and planning.
Johnny Knatt, Director of Human Resources for the Georgia Department of Community Supervision, has 34 years of experience in the functional areas of organizational development, recruiting, staffing, employee relations, training, sales and manufacturing management.
Brian Tukes is the Director of External Affairs. In this role, Brian is responsible for overseeing all interactions with elected officials, external stakeholders, and the media.
As the Chief Wellness Officer, Reginald oversees the agency’s Wellness program and provides both internal and external statewide law enforcement peer support as the agency’s Peer Team Coordinator.
Shanta Porter began her career with the Georgia Department of Corrections in 2006 as a Probation Officer in the Piedmont Judicial Circuit.
Nick Powell began his career as a Juvenile Probation /Parole Specialist in 2009.
James Knox currently serves as General Counsel and Chief Ethics Officer for the Georgia Department of Community Supervision. He began his career in criminal justice working with the Georgia Department of Corrections as a Center Probation Officer at I.W.
Barbara Neville began her career with the Georgia Department of Corrections in 2006. While with the Department of Corrections, she served as a probation officer, program manager, and Director of Offender Administration.
Maryann Dillard began her career in 1996 with the State Board of Pardons and Paroles as a Parole Officer. In 2000, she was promoted and served as a Field Operations Officer overseeing the warrant and violations process.
Bea Blankenship serves as the confidential assistant to the Commissioner, Assistant Commissioner, and the Executive Operations Director at the Georgia Department of Community Supervision. Bea began her career with the State Board of Pardons & Paroles in 1993.
James Bergman is the Director of Special Operations for the Georgia Department of Community Supervision.
Shari Chambers, Director of Special Projects for the Department of Community Supervision, has more than twenty years of government and industry sector experience in project management and program administration.