Department of Corrections
Mark Davidson Promoted to Eastern Region Branch Manager for the Division of Probation & Parole
Kentucky Department of Corrections Director of Probation & Parole Tim Carman today announced the promotion of Mark Davidson to the position of Administrative Branch Manager of the eastern region for the Division of Probation and Parole. The eastern region consists of five supervisory districts with offices in Catlettsburg, London, Mt. Sterling, Newport and Prestonsburg. Davidson assumed his new duties on Jan. 1.
“Mark brings proven dedication to the position,” Carman said. “He has been and will continue to be a valuable member of the leadership team for this division as it moves forward in addressing the pointed issues which we face.”
Davidson is a 1988 graduate of Georgetown College where he earned a bachelor of arts degree in psychology. After graduating, he joined the United States Navy where he served as a Naval Flight Officer before being honorably discharge in 1992. Following his discharge, he was hired by the Kentucky Department of Social Services where he worked until transferring to the Department of Corrections as a probation and parole officer in 1996. Davidson was promoted to District 8 supervisor in 2005. In his role as supervisor, he has served on both the division’s ACA Compliance Team and on the policy committee formulating policies related to recent legislation. Davidson also received the 2011 KCCD award for Probation and Parole District Supervisor of the Year.