David Liner is the Executive Director of the Board of Parole. He oversees the daily operations of the agency, and is the direct liaison with members of the Board.
Liner, a native of Chattanooga, is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He began his career as personal assistant to former U. S. Senator Howard Baker of Tennessee. He subsequently worked in management posts for both the U. S. Senate and House of Representatives, as well as for the U. S. Agency for International Development (USAID), where he served as both Congressional Liaison Officer and as Senior Deputy Assistant Administrator for the agency’s Bureau of Legislative and Public Affairs. Additionally, he served four years as Chief of Staff at the Peace Corps, where he managed operations comprised of more than 800 U. S. staff, 2,000 host country national staff and 8,000 volunteers in over 70 countries around the world.
Liner joined the Board of Parole in February of 2012 as Legislative Liaison, and was later promoted to his current post.