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Date: Nov. 30, 2009 Phone: 919 -716-3700


Community Corrections region has new assistant administrator

 Carla Bass

GREENVILLE - Carla Bass is the new assistant administrator for community corrections in 32 Eastern North Carolina counties.

 As assistant administrator of the N.C. Division of Community Corrections Division 1, Bass is responsible for the probation, parole and post-release supervision operations of more than 22,740 offenders and 585 staff members. She succeeds Terry Gootee, who was promoted to Division 2 administrator.

 Bass had been community corrections district manager in Greenville since May. Beginning her career in 1979 as a Pre-Release and After Care parole officer, Bass was promoted in 1989 to unit supervisor at the DWI Treatment Facility at DART/Cherry. In 1996, she was named chief probation/parole officer in District 8A (Lenoir and Greene counties), where she was promoted to judicial district manager in 1998, transferring to Greenville this year.

 The 1978 East Carolina University graduate has a bachelor of science degree in social work. She has completed the state’s Certified Public Manager training.

Bass and her husband, Deryl, retired from the N.C. Highway Patrol, have a daughter, Erica; a son and daughter-in-law, Quinn and Amy; and a grandson, Brock.

 She is active in her church and in Project Success in Pitt County. Bass also enjoys reading, spending time at the beach, staying fit and spending time with family.

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