About PPP

Agency Leadership

Glossary of Terms
Director Adger

Office of the Director

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.  He currently serves under Governor Henry McMaster's Cabinet.  View Director Adger's Official Biography               

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 Professional Responsibility, The Office of Program Planning and Development and the Chief Information Security Officer.  


Chief Jodi Gallman

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.  She supervises the Deputy Director for the Division of Offender Supervision and Enforcement Services, the Deputy Director for Administration, the Deputy Director for Legals and Policy Management, and the Associate Deputy Director for Paroles, Pardons and Release Services.

SCDPPPS Organizational Chart

Chad Gambrell

Chad Gambrell  

Director for Offender Supervision & Enforcement Services

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, Regional Program Administrators, the Office of Continuous Improvement, and Standards, Compliance and Performance.  

Virginia Camp

Virginia Camp

Deputy Director for Administration

This Division is comprised of Human Resources, the Budget Office, the Office of Fiscal Management; the Office of Grants Administration, the Procurement Office, and Information Technology Services. 

Ben Aplin

Ben Aplin

Deputy Director for Legals and Policy Management

Deputy Director Aplin manages the Office of External Affairs, Ignition Interlock Device Program, Administrative Hearings, the Office of General Counsel, the Office of Victim Services and Office of Accreditation Management.

Heyward H. Hinton

Heyward A. Hinton

Associate Deputy Director for Legals and Policy Management

Deputy Director Hinton co-manages the Office of General Counsel, Administrative Hearings and the Office of Accreditation Management.

Derek Brown

Derek A. Brown

Associate Deputy Director for Offender Supervision and Enforcement Services

The Division of Offender Supervision and Enforcement Services is comprised of the Regional Program Administrators, the Statewide County Offices, the Sex Offender Supervision Program, the Body Worn Camera Program, the Interstate Compact Program, the Offender Supervision and Enforcement Services HR Liaison, Special Operations, Intelligence, Tracking, and Communications Center (ITAC), and Continuous Improvement.

Valerie Suber

Valerie Suber

Associate Deputy Director for Paroles, Pardons, and Release Services

The Office of Paroles, Pardons, and Release Services is comprised of the Office of Board Support Services, Office of Release Services, Office of Investigations/ Examinations, and the Parole Board.

Paul Angus HR & Records Dir Centtral

Paul J. Angus

Director of Human Resources

The Office of Human Resources Management includes Classification and Compensation, Recruitment Services, Employee Benefits, and Records Management Services.

Melvin Warren

Melvin Warren

Director of Professional Responsibility

The Office of Professional Responsibility includes the Office of Privacy and Risk Management, the Office of Internal Audits, Evidence Based Practices, and the Office
of Training, Compliance, and Professional Development.

Headshot- Deborah Douglas- Director External Affairs- Central

Deborah P. Douglas

Director of External Affairs

The Office of External Affairs includes Public Information, Community Affairs, and Forms and Community Programs.

Stephen Pullie  Director of Purchasing

Stephen Pullie

Director of Procurement

The Procurement section includes Procurement Services, Property Management, Mail Operations, Printing Services, Shipping/Receiving, and the Law Enforcement Supply Warehouse.

Marsha Lester  Chief Information Officer

Marsha Lester

Chief Information Officer

The CIO oversees the Information Technology Services operations of the Department.

Derrick Steward

Derrick Steward

Chief Information Security Officer

The CISO specializes in agency cybersecurity and IT risk management, working to implement security strategies consistent with the state’s privacy guidelines.