Department of Corrections
George Glass Named District One Supervisor in State Division of Probation & Parole
George Glass has been named District 1 Supervisor for the Division of Probation & Parole. District 1 encompasses Fulton, Hickman, Carlisle, Ballard, McCracken, Graves, Calloway, Marshall, Livingston, Lyon, Caldwell and Trigg counties.
Glass is a 28-year veteran of state government and a 10-year employee of Probation and Parole. He began his career with the Commonwealth of Kentucky while attending college working for the Department of Parks at Kenlake State Resort Park in Marshall County. Glass graduated from Murray State University in 1978 with a bachelor’s degree in Communications. He continued his career with state government working for the Kentucky State Police from 1984 to 1999 as a dispatcher at Post 1 in Mayfield, then as a Certified Test Administrator for Calloway, Marshall and Trigg Counties.
On December 1, 1999, Glass began his duties as a Probation & Parole Officer in McCracken County. In 2003, he received the Commissioner's Outstanding Employee Award for District 1. Glass transferred to the Marshall County Probation & Parole Office in July 2003, where he supervised a caseload until his promotion to Assistant Supervisor in District 1 in January 2006. In 2007, he was a recipient of the Department’s top award, the Commissioner’s Award. Glass retired from the Department of Corrections on September 1, 2008; however, he returned to the Division of Probation & Parole on January 1, 2009 as an administrative specialist.
Glass and his wife Kim reside in Eddyville. The couple has two grown children, Kala and Kenton, both of whom are graduates of Western Kentucky University. Glass is a member of the First Baptist Church of Eddyville and is currently serving as vice-chairman of the Lyon County Board of Education, a position he has held for the past 12 years.