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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

Consists of:

  A roster of APPA members who are included on the BOD by being in at least one of the below:

Executive Committee (2019-2021)

It is the job of the APPA Executive Committee to approve the business of APPA as necessary; submit the annual budget to the full board of directors; and have such powers as our Constitution or the full board authorizes.

Tim Hardy President
Tim Hardy
Yuma County Juvenile Justice Center
2440 W 28th St
Yuma, AZ 85364
Phone: (928) 314-1813
Brian Lovins President Elect
Brian Lovins, PhD.
Justice System Partners
PO Box 970
South Easton, MA 02375-0970
Phone: (513) 708-2122
Susan Rice Vice President
Susan Rice
Chief Probation Officer
Miami County Probation Department
25 Court Street
Peru, IN 46970
Phone: (765) 473-9861
Erika Preuitt Immediate Past President
Erika Preuitt
Acting Director
Multnomah County Community Justice
501 SE Hawthorne Blvd Ste 250
Portland, OR 97211
Phone: (503) 988-6793
Thomas Gregory Treasurer
Thomas Gregory
Vermilion County Probation
7 N Vermilion
Danville, IL 61832
Phone: (217) 554-7900
Joe Russo Secretary
Joe Russo
Program Manager
University of Denver
2050 E Iliff Ave
Denver, CO 80210-5160
Phone: (303) 588-6015
Alisha Shoates James Regional At-Large Member
Alisha Shoates James
The James Group
222 2nd Ave South, Suite 1750
Nashville, TN 37201
Phone: (615) 353-0058
Gene Cotter Regional At-Large Member
Gene Cotter
Deputy Probation Administrator
Administration & Operations Division
Office of Probation Administration
Nebraska State Capitol Building
Lincoln, NE 68509-8910
Phone: (402) 471.4190
Francine Perretta Affiliate At-Large Member
Francine Perretta
Executive Director
Association of Women Executives in Corrections
8 Stiles Rd
Canton, NY 13617
Veronica Cunningham Secretariat
Veronica Cunningham
Executive Director, APPA
c/o Council of State Governments
701 E. 22nd Street, Suite 110
Lombard, IL 60148
Phone: (859) 244-8216
Fax: (859) 244-8001