Today Mark is in with Jeff Kirkman. Jeff is Program Manager for the Idaho Department of Correction. Jeff is also involved in Free2Succeed. Free2Succeed is the IDOC community mentoring program and focuses on offenders who are about 30-90 days from being released AND for those already on community supervision.
This week Mark is in with The Idaho Department of Correction’s David Birch, who is the chief of the department’s Division of Probation and Parole. David began his career in the criminal justice system in 1997 with Ada County Juvenile Court Services. He joined IDOC as a probation and parole officer in 2003. In the years since, he has served as a section supervisor, district manager and most recently as deputy chief of Probation and Parole.
Today Mark is sitting in with Darrel Taylor. Darrel was a long time chaplain for the Idaho Department of Corrections and is heavily involved in prison ministry. He retired from Ten Mile Christian Church as a pastor and is also Mark’s Friday morning breakfast partner. Mark and Darrel discuss Hope Community at IMSI and plans for the future.