APAI’s operational body consists of an Executive Committee which includes the President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, U.S Regional and International Vice Presidents. The President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer are elected; all remaining positions are appointed.
|Chair, Kansas Prisoner Review Board
|Chair, Washington Indeterminate Sentence Review Board
|Chair, Rhode Island Parole Board
|Cranston, Rhode Island
|Executive Director, Louisiana Board of Pardons & Committee on Parole
|Baton Rouge, Louisiana
|Immediate Past President
|Chair, Maryland Parole Commission
Regional Vice Presidents
|Mary Jane Ainsworth
|Chairperson, West Virginia Parole Board
|Charleston, West Virginia
|Executive Officer, Board of Parole Hearings
|Executive Vice-Chairperson, Parole Board of Canada
|Special Advisor to Minister of Justice & Correctional Services, African Correctional Services
|Gauteng, South Africa
|The Parole Board of England and Wales
|Manager, New Zealand Parole Board
Northeastern USA — Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Rhode Island, U.S. Parole Commission and all U.S. Military Parole Boards.
Central USA — Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas and Wisconsin.
Southern USA — Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Virgin Islands and West Virginia.
Western USA — Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.
To determine and approve all official APAI education.
|Jennifer Shaffer, Chair
|England and Wales
To elevate the awareness of crime victims issues in the post conviction processes and to ensure that the professional development opportunities offered, facilitated and supported by the Association contain sufficient content relative to victims and survivors of crime and their role in the parole and reentry process. One of the current assignments of the Victims Committee is to develop a Model Protocol for paroling authorities to ensure victim participation in the parole process.
|Libby Hamilton, Chair
To promote and encourage a strong, viable and sustainable membership.
|Francis Abbott, Chair
|Francis Abbott, Chair
To Promote the Use of Best Practices in Parole
|Mark Keating, Chair
|Benita Murphy, Chair