Steve Queen elected to serve as the new Board of Community Supervision Chair

 

ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Community Supervision (DCS) is pleased to announce Steve Queen as the new Chair of the Board of Community Supervision. Queen was recently voted into the office by his Board of Community Supervision colleagues. Queen is the fifth Chair of the Board. 

 

“Serving as the Chair of the Board is such an honor. While on the Board, I have observed DCS’s forward-thinking policies that protect our citizens and restore hope to individuals and communities across Georgia. I truly believe that DCS has solidified its position in being a national leader for progressive community supervision,” said Queen.

 

Mr. Queen has over 25 years of experience as a Probation State Director and began his professional career as a Probation Officer with the Georgia Department of Corrections in 1990. He was an early leader within the misdemeanor probation industry and served as Vice President of another probation company for nearly twenty-five (25) years prior to his move to CSRA.

 

Mr. Queen serves as the President of the Community Corrections Association of Georgia. He earned his Associates Degree in Political Science from Gainesville College and Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies Degree (Pre-Law) from Georgia State University. He holds memberships or certifications with P.O.S.T. (Certified Probation Officer), Georgia Professional Association of Community Supervision, Community Corrections Association of Georgia, Georgia Council of Court Administrators, National Association of Probation Executives and the American Probation and Parole Association. 

 

The Board of Community Supervision provides critical guidance and oversight to ensure the Department serves in the best interests of Georgia's citizens. The diverse backgrounds of our board members bring a wealth of experience and knowledge to our organization.

 

 

About The Georgia Department of Community Supervision:

 

The Department of Community Supervision is responsible for the community-based supervision of more than 200,000 adult felony offenders, and Class A and Class B designated juvenile offenders.

 

It is the mission of the Georgia Department of Community Supervision to protect and serve all Georgia citizens through effective and efficient offender supervision in our communities while providing opportunities for successful outcomes. DCS employs evidence-based practices to hold offenders accountable and reduce the state’s recidivism rate. For more information, visit dcs.georgia.gov. 

 

Media Contacts:

Brian Tukes, Director of External Affairs

Georgia Department of Community Supervision

external.affairs@dcs.ga.gov 

470-217-6539

 

Jamelle Washington, Public Information Officer 

Georgia Department of Community Supervision

external.affairs@dcs.ga.gov