Frankfort, KY – Kentucky Department of Corrections Deputy Commissioner Randy S. Focken today announced the promotion of four supervisors within the Division of Probation and Parole. The individuals promoted were: Kim Henagan, Gary Barnes, Kenneth A. Jones and Mark Davidson.
“The four latest additions to the Division of Probation and Parole management team bring a variety of experiences and diverse backgrounds to our organization,” said Focken. “They have excelled professionally and have gained the respect of their employees since their promotions. We are proud to have them aboard.”
Henagan was promoted to Supervisor in District 2 (Hopkinsville). She began her career as a Probation and Parole Officer in 1993 and was promoted to a Social Service Clinician in 1997 and assumed the Assistant Supervisor’s position in August 2004.
She has a bachelor’s degree in public management, a master’s in human resource management and she is currently working on her doctorate in management in organizational leadership.
Barnes was promoted to Supervisor in District 3 (Bowling Green). He began his career with the Department as a Probation and Parole Officer in March 2001 in Leitchfield. In late 2004, he transferred to the Elizabethtown office. He has a bachelor’s in criminal justice and a distinguished military career in the United States Navy. He has approximately 15 years of supervisory experience in the Navy.
Jones was promoted to District 5 Supervisor in Elizabethtown. He began his career in Corrections in 1989 as a Probation and Parole Officer in Hardin County. He was promoted to Assistant Supervisor in April 2002.
He is a 1984 graduate of the University of Kentucky and resides in Elizabethtown with his wife, Michelle, and their two daughters, ages 9 and 7.
Davidson was promoted to Supervisor of District 8 (Mt. Sterling). He began his career with the Department for Social Services in 1993. In March of 1996, Davidson transferred to the Division of Probation and Parole in Richmond and has worked in Madison, Clark and Montgomery counties.
He received his bachelor’s degree in psychology from Transylvania University in 1988 and spent the next four years serving in the U.S. Navy as a naval flight officer. Davidson resides in Winchester with his wife, Missy Curtis Davidson, and their three Vizslas and one Dachshund.