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About APPA


Our leadership within the community corrections industry is only as strong as the leadership within our organization.

APPA relies on the vision, initiative, and dedication of our board of directors and its executive committee.

APPA Board of Directors

Tasked with:
  • Guiding the overall direction of APPA
  • Ratifying actions of the executive committee
  • Guarding the vision and the future of APPA
  • Providing leadership to the field
  • Presenting and discussing issues germane to the field
  • Setting the course for future APPA initiatives

Board of Directors (2021-2023)

Brian Lovins President
Brian Lovins, PhD.
Justice System Partners
PO Box 970
South Easton, MA 02375-0970
Phone: (513) 708-2122
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Susan Rice President Elect
Susan Rice
Criminal Justice Lead
436 14th Street, Ste 920
Oakland, CA 94612
Phone: (765) 473-7894
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Marcus Hodges Vice President
Marcus Hodges
Associate Director
633 Indiana Ave NW Ste 864
Washington, DC 20004
Phone: (540) 840-5999
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Thomas Gregory Treasurer
Thomas Gregory
Vermilion County Probation
7 N Vermilion
Danville, IL 61832
Phone: (217) 554-7900
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Audrey Rigsbee Secretary
Audrey Rigsbee
Vicinage Chief Probation Officer
NJ State Judiciary
595 Newark Ave Room 301
Jersey City, NJ 07306
Phone: (856 )994-9130 (15682)
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Tim Hardy Immediate Past President
Tim Hardy
Yuma, AZ
Phone: (928) 210-4000
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Scott Taylor Second Past President
Scott Taylor
Justus Consultants
2307 N Maple ST
Canby, OR 97013-2106
Phone: (503) 209-0141
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Isabel Perez-Morina Affiliate Representative
Isabel Perez-Morina
Chief Executive Officer
Advocate Program, Inc.
1150 NW 72 Avenue Suite 200
Miami, FL 33126
Phone: (305) 704-0200 (114)
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Tania Appling Member At-Large Representative
Tania Appling
Deputy Director Professional Dev/Academy Director
GA Department of Juvenile Justice
3408 Covington Hwy
Decatur, GA 30032
Phone: (478) 251-0285
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Alyza Gonzales Line Staff Representative
Alyza Gonzales
Probation Officer
Cook County Juvenile Probation and Court Services
2245 W. Ogden Ave - 3rd Fl
Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: (312) 433-4624
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Herb Sinkinson Region 1 Representative
Herb Sinkinson
69 Maple ST
Winooski, VT 05404-1931
Phone: (802) 655-3627
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Corinne Briscoe Region 2 Representative
Corinne Briscoe
Macoupin County Probation Department
215 S East ST
Carlinville, IL 62626-1880
Phone: (217) 854-4411 (3062)
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Dena Davis Region 3 Representative
Dena Davis
Correctional Administrator
TN Department of Correction
320 Sixth Ave. North
5th Floor Rachel Jackson Bldg
Nashville, TN 37243-0465
Phone: (615) 210-4838
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Gene Cotter Region 4 Representative
Gene Cotter
Deputy Probation Administrator
NE Supreme Court Office of Probation Administration
1445 K Street
Lincoln, NE 68508
Phone: (402) 471-4190
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LaTasha Jones Region 5 Representative
LaTasha Jones
Probation Officer lll
Contra Costa County Probation
50 Douglas DR
Martinez, CA 94553-4098
Phone: (925) 313-4035
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Veronica Cunningham Executive Director
Veronica Cunningham
American Probation and Parole Association
701 E. 22nd Street, Suite 110
Lombard, IL 60148
Phone: (859) 244-8216
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