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About APPA


APPA is an affiliate of and receives its secretariat services from the Council of State Governments (CSG).

As the voice of the community corrections industry, APPA’s responsibilities are immense.

We have our dedicated staff to thank for carrying out the day-to-day operations, led by Executive Director, Veronica Cunningham.

Our Team

For the work we do serving our members and managing projects, staff responsibilities are divided accordingly between our Administrative and Grants Divisions.

  • Serve APPA membership
  • Plan and conduct training institutes
  • Coordinate onsite and online trainings
  • Produce our quarterly e-Journal, Perspectives
  • Provide a variety of web-based products
  • Disseminate information to the field
  • Secure project funding from various sources, including federal and state government agencies
  • Facilitate projects primarily involving training and technical support for professionals in the field
  • Conduct and/or advise on research and evaluation


Veronica Cunningham
Executive Director
(859) 244-8216
Mariah Dunn
Jr. Web + Graphic Designer
(859) 244-8048
Megan Foster
Program Analyst
(859) 244-8236
Travis Johnson
Program Associate
(859) 244-8015
Kim Mills
Membership Assistant
(859) 244-8204
Darlene Webb
Director of Operations
(859) 244-8206