Nashville-Voice for Victims honorees Pat Postiglione, Diane Lance and Dave Brown, BOP Chairman Charles Traughber and DOC Commissioner Derrick Schofield
BOP & TDOC Plant Trees Honoring Crime Victims
April 22, 2012
Nashville, Tennessee – For the fifth consecutive year, the Tennessee Board of Parole will observe National Crime Victims’ Rights Week with a series of tree plantings in cities across the state. Victim advocates in local communities will also be honored at each ceremony for their work with victims of crime.
This year, the Board is adding the Department of Correction as a partner in these events. “We believe in strong collaborations, and TDOC is our closest collaborator,” said Board Chairman Charles Traughber. “We are allied in our missions toward safe communities, and we are allied in our concerns for victims.”
Chairman Traughber at 2012 Season to Remember.
Victims of Homicide Honored During 10th Annual Tennessee Season to Remember Event
December 6, 2012
NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and First Lady Crissy Haslam this evening hosted the 10th annual “Tennessee Season to Remember” event to honor victims of homicide. Gov. and Mrs. Haslam joined families from across Tennessee who placed ornaments on memorial wreaths in honor of their loved ones.
“This is a difficult time of year for the families of homicide victims. We want them to know that the citizens of Tennessee support them as they remember and pay tribute to those they miss so dearly,” Haslam said.
Parole Board Names Executive Director
November 30, 2012
Nashville, Tennessee ---The Tennessee Board of Parole has selected David Liner of Nashville as its new Executive Director. Liner, who joined the Board in February of this year as its Legislative Liaison, has extensive federal government and private sector management experience, including a four-year stint as Chief of Staff of the Peace Corps.
Board Chairman Charles Traughber said, “The Board is impressed with the scope of Mr. Liner’s experience. He knows how to manage people, and how to get results. He has been an asset to the Board since his arrival, and we are confident he will be an even greater asset as he manages the day-to-day operations of this agency.”