Department of Corrections
David Rupard Promoted to District 8 Supervisor in Division of Probation and Parole
Kentucky Department of Corrections Director of Probation and Parole Tim Carman today announced the promotion of David Rupard to supervisor of District 8 in Mount Sterling. District 8 has four field offices, in Campton, Irvine, Morehead and Richmond, and comprises the 12 counties of Bath, Breathitt, Clark, Estill, Lee, Madison, Menifee, Montgomery, Owsley, Powell, Rowan and Wolfe. Rupard assumed his new duties today.
“I am very pleased to be able to add David to the leadership team,” said Carman. “His various experiences within the department, including his work in the Commissioner’s Executive Leadership Program, have prepared him well for this challenge.”
Rupard began his career with the Department of Corrections in 1993 as a correctional officer at the Kentucky State Penitentiary in Eddyville. He was promoted to classification and treatment officer three months later. In May 1994, he transferred to the District 9 Probation and Parole office in Lexington. In 2000, Rupard transferred to the District 8 Probation and Parole office in Irvine and went on to transfer to the Mount Sterling office in 2011.
During his tenure with the department, Rupard has performed numerous duties including supervising a regular caseload, supervising intensive supervision offenders, class D jail duties and presentence investigation preparation. He is a firearms instructor for District 8 and was also a member of the Drug Court Team in Lee and Owsley counties.
Rupard is a 1992 graduate of Eastern Kentucky University where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in corrections and juvenile services. He is also a current participant in the Commissioner’s Executive Leadership Program.