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  • Executive Committee


    David Blumberg
    Chair, Maryland Parole Commission
    Baltimore, Maryland

    Vice President

    Danielle LaCost
    Commissioner, Wisconsin Parole Commission
    Madison, Wisconsin


    Joe Pacholski
    Hearing Examiner, US Parole Commission
    Washington DC


    Lisa Blanchette Chamorro
    Assistant Probation and Parole Administrator
    Rhode Island

    Immediate Past President

    Cynthia Mausser
    Managing Director, Court & Community, Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction
    Columbus, Ohio

    Regional Vice Presidents

    Northeastern USA

    Matt Degnan
    Administrator, Rhode Island Parole Board
    Cranston, Rhode Island

    Central USA

    Jonathan Ogletree
    Kansas Prisoner Review Board
    Topeka, Kansas

    Southern USA

    Benita Murphy
    Chairperson, West Virginia Parole Board
    Charleston, West Virginia

    Western USA

    Jennifer Shaffer
    Executive Officer, Board of Parole Hearings


    Sylvie Blanchet
    Executive Vice-Chairperson, Parole Board of Canada


    Thando Tsetewa
    Special Advisor to Minister of Justice & Correctional Services, African Correctional Services
    Gauteng, South Africa


    Martin Jones
    The Parole Board of England and Wales
    London, England


    Alistair Spierling
    Manager, New Zealand Parole Board