Department of Corrections
Roach Named District 17 Probation & Parole Supervisor
Frankfort, KY – Kentucky Department of Corrections Director of Probation & Parole Lelia “Lee” VanHoose today announced that Evan Roach has been promoted to District 17 Supervisor. The district includes the southwest part of Jefferson County.
“Integrity, drive and management experience were but a few of the many reasons Evan Roach was selected to fill this important position,” said VanHoose. “He has worked hard to serve the entire Division of Probation and Parole in each of his previous agency positions. Roach has a wealth of knowledge and energy to devote to this position and I look forward to working more closely with him in his new assignment.”
After 10 years of service with United Parcel Service, Roach began his career in state government in 1996 with the Tourism Cabinet’s Kentucky State Fair Board. He joined the state Division of Probation & Parole in 1998 as an officer in Jefferson County. He was one of the first specialized sex offender officers in the state. He was promoted to Assistant Supervisor of District 18 in 2004.
A Kentucky native, Evan was raised in southern Indiana. He is a graduate of Indiana University, where he received his bachelor’s degree in history. He is currently working on his master’s in history at U of L. He and his wife Patti reside in Louisville and have two children, Noah and Hannah.