Jeffrey L. Peterson
Bachelor of Arts - Political Science - 1969
Master of Science - Sociology and Corrections – 1981
Most Recent Position:
Executive Officer Hearings and Release - Minnesota Department of Corrections
Parole/Probation Agent – Twelve Years
Parole/Probation Agent District and Regional Supervisor – Twelve Years
Previous and Present Service to APAI:
Seventeen years as a member of APAI; Served as APAI Vice President and Central Region Vice President; One of several authors of APAI’s current Constitution and By-Laws; Previous Co-Chair of APAI’s Resolution Committee; Participated in the development of the current training curriculum for Parole Chairs/Releasing Authorities sponsored by NIC; Co-Author of the “Collaborative Principles”, a Joint effort between APAI and ASCA (Association of Correctional Administrators), to promote and develop better relationships between Releasing Authorities and their respective Departments of Corrections; Current member representing APAI on the Community Corrections Collaborative Network sponsored by NIC whose membership consists of the major Correctional Associations; Currently serving on the National Parole Resource Center [NPRC] Advisory Board.
Other Relevant Biographical Information:
Mr. Peterson has been married to Marilyn for thirty-one years and together they have three children; Andrea, Lindsey, and Taylor. Andrea, Lindsey and Marilyn are all Registered Nurses and Taylor is a Civil Engineer.