Agency LeadershipGlossary of Terms
The South Carolina Department of Probation, Parole and Pardon Services is directed by Jerry B. Adger, who was appointed by Governor Nikki Haley in 2015 and serves as a member of current Governor Henry McMaster's Cabinet.
The Director has overall responsibility for the Department, supervises all staff functions, and ensures that all policies and procedures are followed. The Director's Office includes the Office of the Chief Deputy Director, The Office of External Affairs, and the Office of Professional Responsibility.
Office of Chief Deputy Director
The Chief Deputy Director serves as senior advisor to the Director. In this role, Jodi D. Gallman is responsible for strategic planning, cultivating community partnerships, and ensuring that Agency resources are most effectively and efficiently utilized. She has ancillary oversight for daily operations, executive reports, and business practices and supervises Deputy Director for Field Operations, the Deputy Director for Administration, the Associate Deputy Director for Legals and Policy Management, the Director for Program Planning and Development, the Director of Administrative Hearings, the Director of Victim Services, and the Director of Training Compliance and Professional Development.
Division of Field Operations
This Division supervises offenders under the Department’s jurisdiction through staff in all 46 counties and has oversight over the Regional Directors, the Office of Field Programs, the Interstate Compact Program, Special Operations, Volunteer/Intern & Recruitment Services, Evidence Based Practices and Regional Program Administrators. This Division is managed by the Deputy Director for Field Operations, Michael Nichols.
Division of Information Technology
This Division is comprised of Strategic Development and Information Technology. This division is managed by Chief Information Officer, Marsha Lester.
Division of Administration
This Division is responsible for Human Resources, the Budget Office, the office of Fiscal and Materials Management; the Office of Grants Management, and the Procurement Office. This division is managed by the Deputy Director for Administration, Virginia Camp.
Division of Legals and Policy Management
This Division is comprised of the Legals and Policy Management, External Affairs, Ignition Interlock Device Program, Investigations and Examinations, External Affairs, the Office of General Counsel, and the Office of Accreditation Management. This division is managed by the Deputy Director for Legals and Policy Management, Ben Aplin.
Office of Professional Responsibility
This Office is responsible for Risk Management, Internal Audits, and Quality Assurance (R.Au.Q.), and is responsible for all internal agency investigations. This Office is managed by the Director of Professional Responsibility, Jeffrey Harmon.