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Corrections Commission, Kentucky State

Authority: KRS 196.701
Status: Active
Term: 3 years
Chair: The Chairperson of the Commission shall be the Secretary of the Justice and Public Safety Cabinet. The Commissioner of the Department of Corrections shall serve as the Vice-Chairperson.
Description: The Kentucky State Corrections Commission is charged with awarding all grant money to community corrections programs along with developing and implementing a statewide strategic plan for community corrections programs. The Commission is also charged with establishing the Parole Board Nominating Committee
Composition: Composed of 23 members as follows: Secretary of the Justice & Public Safety Cabinet, or their designee; the Commissioner of the Department of Corrections or their designee; the Deputy Commissioner of Corrections' Community Services & Local Facilities; the Deputy Commissioner of the Office of Adult Institutions; the Executive Director of the Parole Board or their designee in writing; the Executive Director of the Office of Legislative and Intergovernmental Services of the Justice & Public Safety Cabinet or their designee in writing; 2 Circuit Court Judge appointed by the Chief Justice; a County Judge/Executive appointed by the Governor; a County Jailer appointed by the Governor; a Commonwealth Attorney appointed by the Governor; a practicing attorney appointed by the Governor; a victim, as defined in KRS 346.020, appointed by the Governor; 4 service providers from the field of mental health, substance abuse treatment, or vocational and educational training appointed by the Governor; A public member who is qualified to express the views of organized labor appointed by the Governor; a public member who is qualified to express the views of business and industry, appointed by the Governor; the public advocate or their designee in writing; and 3 at-large members appointed by the Governor. The Chairperson of the Commission shall be the Secretary of the Justice and Public Safety Cabinet. The Commissioner of the Department of Corrections shall serve as the Vice-Chairperson.
Compensation: $25 per diem and expenses
Meeting Schedule: Quarterly
Number of Members: 23
Needs Senate Confirmation: No
Address:
          2439 Old Lawrenceburg Road
          Frankfort, KY
County: Franklin
Website: http://www.corrections.ky.gov/
Phone: (502) 564-7290
Fax: (502) 564-0401

Members

NameAppointedTerm ExpiresPositionCounty
Hancock, Jennifer5/21/20152/17/2018Member; Service provider repJefferson
Hascal, Karyn B.5/21/20152/17/2018Member; Service provider repJefferson
Monahn, Edward C.Ex-officio
Tilley, Secretary John C.12/23/2015Chair, Ex-officio
Ballard, Commissioner Rodney3/14/2016Vice Chair, Ex-officio
Potter-Blair, KimberlyEx-officio
Erwin, JimEx-officio
Melton, Jerome S.4/19/20172/17/2020Member; Representing At-Large MembersFranklin
Combs, Derek Langdon4/19/20172/17/2020Member; Representing At-Large MembersFayette
Jones, Joseph Daniel4/19/20172/17/2020Member; Representing Service ProvidersJefferson
Ellerbrook, Barbara Ann4/19/20172/17/2020Member; Representing Service ProvidersFayette
Pedigo, Paula Ratliff4/19/20172/17/2020Member; Representing Business and IndustryWarren
Smith, Charles Ray4/19/20172/17/2020Member; Representing At-Large MembersJefferson
Gibson, James William4/19/20172/17/2020Member; Representing LaborMarshall
Bourne, Edward Malone Jr.4/19/20172/17/2020Member; Representing Practicing AttorneysOwen
Boggs, Robert5/3/20182/17/2021Member; Representing county jailersGrayson
Alvey, Shelly Lemons5/3/20182/17/2021Member; Representing Commonwealth AttorneysBullitt
Dial, Randall G.5/3/20182/17/2021Member; Representing County Judge/ExecutivesCasey
Tiffany, Brenda M.5/3/20182/17/2021Member; Representing crime victimsHardin

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