About PPP

Agency Leadership

Glossary 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.

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, and The Office of Professional Responsibility and The Office of Program Planning and Development.

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 Deputy Director for Legals and Policy Management, the Director for Paroles, Pardons and Release Services, the Director of Victim Services, and the Director of Training Compliance and Professional Development.

SCDPPPS Organizational Chart

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 Administration

This Division is responsible for Human Resources, the Budget Office, the Office of Fiscal Management; the Office of Grants Management, the Procurement Office and Information Technology Services. This division is managed by the Deputy Director for Administration, Virginia Camp.

Division of Legals and Policy Management

This Division is comprised of the Office of Administrative Hearings, the Office of External Affairs, Ignition Interlock Device Program, Investigations and Examinations, 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 Continuous Improvement, and is responsible for all internal agency investigations. This Office is managed by the Director of Professional Responsibility, Jeffrey Harmon.