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For Release: IMMEDIATE Contact: Pamela Walker
Date: September 9, 2005 Phone: (919) 716-3700

Community Corrections director appointed to national commission

FAYETTEVILLE- Robert Lee Guy, director of the N.C. Division of Community Corrections, was sworn in Thursday, Sept. 8, as the stateís commissioner to the national Interstate Commission for Adult Offender Supervision.

Through policy making, review and enforcement, the commission ensures the proper, cooperative functioning of the Interstate Compact for Adult Offender Supervision. The compact regulates the interstate transfer of adult probation, parole, and post-release supervision cases, while promoting public safety and protecting the rights of victims in the movement of offenders.

Guy is a member of the Governorís Crime Commission and the Corrections Technology Advisory Council (National Institute of Justice). He also is a program associate with the Vera Institute of Justice and has given expert testimony in several states.

Among his numerous honors are Outstanding Probation/Parole Officer in North Carolina and a national nomination by the American Probation/Parole Association for the top administrator of a probation and parole program.

Guy was sworn in by Chief District Court Judge Elizabeth Keever of the 12th Judicial District in the Cumberland County Courthouse in Fayetteville, where he began his career in community corrections. He is a native of Cumberland County.

Guy is a 28-year veteran in North Carolina community corrections. In addition to being a probation officer, he was a regional manager prior to his appointment in 1993 to assistant director and director in 1997. Guy earned a bachelors degree in 1977 from East Carolina University, which named him alumni of the year in 2004.

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Editors: A digital copy of the photo of Guy is available by calling 919-716-3700.


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