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March 2015

New Ambassadors



New Ambassadors

 PPP employees underwent training to speak on behalf of the Department's role in the criminal justice system and accomplishments for the tax payers of South Carolina. If you would like a speaker at your event, contact jodi.gallman@ppp.sc.gov. The 13 new Ambassadors for the Department are:


  •                 Nicole Albany- Greenville
  •                 Renee Barrett- Central
  •                 Adam Bryson – Greenwood
  •                 Robyn Fahnle-Spartanburg
  •                 Ashley Graham-Central
  •                 James Graham-Sumter
  •                 Heather Griffith- Anderson
  •                 Dannon James- Colleton
  •                 Kevin Kennedy-Spartanburg
  •                 Willie Lemon- Allendale
  •                 Michael Richards- Laurens
  •                 William Sumter-Sumter
  •                 Toyya Williams-Central

Agent Basic Graduation

Agent Basic March 13
PPP Graduates 22 from Agent Basic Class March 13

Job Fair Pastor's Luncheon

Job Fair

PPP employees promoted the April 24th Job Fair for offenders at a luncheon for Midlands pastors Thursday. The Job Fair will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Centura College, 7500 Two Notch Road.

December 2014

Thomas Receives SCPPA Award

Former PPP Director Kela E. Thomas received the Thomas N. Whiteside Distinguished Service Award from the South Carolina Probation and Parole Association at the state’s Criminal Justice Training Conference in Myrtle Beach recently. Mrs. Thomas served as director of SCDPPPS 2011-2014. The Thomas N. Whiteside Distinguished Service Award is presented to an active and well deserving SCPPA member. This award is given in memory of Thomas N. “Tommy” Whiteside, a former Deputy Chief U.S. Probation Officer and former president of SCPPA. The recipient is a community corrections professional who has performed assigned duties in an outstanding manner and has made significant contributions to the probation, parole, or community corrections profession at the local, regional, or national level.

PPP Basic Graduates–December 5, 2014

PPP Basic Graduates–December 5, 2014

Congratulations to the following employees who completed the three-week PPP Basic Class on December 5, 2014. 

Members of the class were: Kenneth Bayard – Greenville; Lindsey Brown – Newberry; Deven Covington – Horry Taylor Des Marais – Greenville; Niesha Ham-McMillian - Williamsburg; Zachary Howell – Greenville; Jared Jones Spartanburg; Rebecca Keith – Pickens; Brandon Kelly – Darlington; Frank MacRae – Richland; Shakiya Moore – Dorchester; Stevie Simmons – Greenville; Will Speaks – Central; Stephen Washburn – Laurens; Melissa Wiess – York; Lauren Wilder – Spartanburg; Densel Brett Williams – Florence; Joanna Wix - Chester; and Yolanda Wright – Laurens.