Tuesday, February 17, 2015

March 9th Meeting - Criminal Justice Reform

Join us on Monday, March 9th when we hold a presentation on criminal justice reform.  Our guest speaker for the evening will be Judge Michael Boggs.  The topic will be "Georgia Criminal Justice Reform Council - Progress and Current Recommendations." Following Judge Boggs we will hear from Athens-Clarke Chief Probation Officer Dale Allen.   Our meeting will begin at 6:00pm at the Country Inn and Suites.  For more information on this meeting, please make sure you are signed up to receive our e-newsletter.  

Meeting Details:

Country Inn and Suites
236 Old Epps Bridge Road
Athens, GA 30606 (Click Here for Map)

Monday, March 9th at 6:00pm  (View Share on Facebook)

About Judge Boggs:

Judge Michael P. Boggs was appointed to the Court of Appeals of Georgia on January 6, 2012 by Governor Nathan Deal. On July 31, 2012, Judge Boggs was elected state-wide to serve a six-year term beginning in 2013. Prior to his appointment, Judge Boggs served as a Superior Court Judge for the six-county Waycross Judicial Circuit having been elected to an open seat in 2004. He was re-elected without opposition in 2008. Judge Boggs was raised in Waycross and now lives in Pierce County with his wife Heather, a kindergarten teacher in the Ware County public school system.

Judge Boggs obtained his undergraduate degree in Political Science and Psychology from Georgia Southern College in 1985. He earned his Juris Doctor degree from Mercer University's Walter F. George School of Law in 1990. While in law school, Judge Boggs was a member of the Moot Court Board and participated on the ABA Moot Court competition team. At Mercer, Judge Boggs was inducted into the Order of Barristers and was elected to the Student Government Association.... Continue Reading 

Athens-Clarke Chief Probation Officer Dale Allen

Following Judge Boggs presentation, The Athens GOP will also host Chief Probation Officer Dale Allen, who will will give a speech titled, "Why Criminal Justice Reform is good at a local level."  This presentation will provide an overview of performance based community supervision initiatives of offenders that can add true value to the community while providing for accountability and viable reintegration back into the community as productive citizens.