Where Public Safety and Progress Meet

Board Members

Greg Dozier

Chairman

Gregory C. Dozier serves as the Commissioner of The Georgia Department of Corrections. Gregory is intrinsically involved in the day-to-day operations of the fifth largest Department of Corrections in the nation. In December 2016, he was appointed...

Avery Niles

Board Member

Department of Juvenile Justice Commissioner Avery Niles leads a workforce of more than 4,000 state juvenile corrections employees working in 28 facilities and 92 court services offices, engaged in the restorative justice of more than 22,000 Georgia...

James Mills

Board Member

Vice Chairman of the State Board of Pardons and Paroles James W. Mills, of Hall County, was appointed to the Parole Board by Governor Nathan Deal. The former State Representative served nineteen years in the legislature representing the 25th...

Virginia Pryor

Board Member

Virginia Pryor has approximately 30 years of experience in child welfare and social policy with a focus on bringing tangible hope to organizations and communities through human service innovation, leadership development, and strategic system and...

Kevin Little

Board Member

Kevin Little was elected Chairman of the Walton County Board of Commissioners in 2000 and is currently in his fourth term. Kevin has lived in Walton County all of his life. He graduated from Monroe Area High School and Georgia College in...

Sonja Fillingame

Board Member

Sonja Fillingame was appointed by the Mayor and City Council of Union City as City Manager to ensure the efficient day-to-day operations of the City. Her current responsibilities include working closely with municipal departments and staff to ensure...

Mike Yeager

Board Member

Sheriff Mike Yeager is a lifelong resident of Coweta County, living in the Moreland Community. He is married to Beverly Yeager, retired Principal of Moreland Elementary School, and they have two children: Kirby, a graduate of Auburn University, and...

Judy Fitzgerald

Board Member

Judy Fitzgerald was appointed Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD) by Governor Nathan Deal in 2016. She has been with DBHDD since 2012, previously serving in the roles of Chief of Staff...

Braxton Cotton

Board Member

Braxton Cotton serves as Vice Chairman of the State Board of Pardons and Paroles. Mr. Cotton was appointed to the Board by Governor Nathan Deal in November of 2013. Prior to his appointment to the Board, Mr. Cotton was the Executive Director of the...

Michael Terrell

Board Member

Michael Terrell currently serves as the Chief Probation Officer for Coweta County. He began his law enforcement career with the Coweta County Sheriff’s Department and served as a Parole Officer for the State Board of Pardons and Paroles. He...

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