New manager named
for district probation operations
– Cynthia Mitchell has been named the Department of Correction’s new
manager to oversee the probation and parole operations of District 26,
which covers Mecklenburg
26’s 163 officers and administrative staff are responsible for the
supervision of 8,147 offenders.
was previously the assistant judicial district manager. She succeeds the
retired Phyllis H. Bridges.
her Community Corrections career as a court intake officer in 1980 in
City, Mitchell transferred in 1981 to Mecklenburg County, where she rose through the ranks,
becoming assistant judicial district manager in 2000.
graduate has a bachelor of science degree in corrections and master of
science degree in organizational management from Pfeiffer University.
She has also completed an International Graduate Business Seminar in London, England,
undertaking a comparative analysis of Scotland Yard and the Mecklenburg County
training Mitchell has completed includes the state’s Certified Public
Managers Program, the department’s Correctional Leadership Development
Program and various Institute of Government managerial training courses.
spare time, Mitchell is active in her church and enjoys traveling,
photography, sports and reading. She and Cecil, her husband, have two
sons, Daniel, age 25, and Brandon, 17.
A digital copy of the photo is available by calling 919-716-3700.