Wednesday June 24, 2015
8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
St. James Missionary Baptist Church
600 28th Avenue North, Nashville TN 37209
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To provide education and awareness on issues regarding offenders in an effort to:
- Stimulate discussion of ideas that would challenge the community communication process.
- Share ideas regarding the need to have multiple county, community, and jail programs working in unison.
- Exchange information and ideas specific to the inmate incarceration and how to best use that time.
- Increase awareness of the value and benefits of offender workforce development.
- Ultimately increase safety in Davidson County by reducing recidivism.
- Create a viable countywide network of communication between the DCSO and community partners.
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Sheriff Daron Hall
Daron Hall was sworn-in as the 61st sheriff of Davidson County September 2002 – becoming the youngest sheriff since the formation of Metropolitan Government in 1963. Four years later, he became the first sheriff since then to run unopposed and was sworn-in August 31, 2010 after running unopposed a second time.
During his 25-year criminal justice career, Hall has served Davidson County under three sheriffs. He is the former president of the American Correctional Association, and is the first sheriff ever elected to this position in the organization’s 141-year history. Additionally, he is on the National Sheriffs’ Association’s Executive Board and Board of Directors. Seen as an expert in his field, Sheriff Hall has been interviewed by national and international media outlets including Fox News, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, NPR, the New York Times, New York Daily News, and Fortune Magazine.
His affiliations with community organizations over the years include the following: Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital; Senior Citizens, Inc.; Boy Scouts Council of Middle Tennessee; the Rochelle Center; and the Alcohol & Drug Council of Middle Tennessee, Inc.
Awards and Recognitions
- Nashville Prevention Partnership Lifetime Achievement Award, 2012, for his tireless support of substance abuse treatment for those incarcerated.
- National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI) Ambassador of Hope Award, 2005, recognizing outstanding service to the mentally ill in criminal justice.
- Women’s Political Caucus “Good Guy” Award, 2004, recognizing men who promote the cause and advancement of women.
- Dismas, Inc. Jack Hickey Award, 2006, recognizing a lifetime commitment to justice and reconciliation.
- Business Tennessee Magazine, named Top 40 Under 40.
- The Tennessean, named Top 40 Under 40.
- Leadership Nashville, Class of 2004.
Davidson County's Juvenile Court Judge Sheila J.D. Calloway
After graduating from Vanderbilt Law School, Sheila Calloway worked at the Metropolitan Public Defender’s Office in both the adult system as well as the juvenile system. In January 2004, she was appointed by Judge Betty Adams Green to the position of Juvenile Court Magistrate and served in that position until November 2013, when she announced her intention to run for the position of Juvenile Court Judge. She serves as an Adjunct Professor at Vanderbilt University where she teaches both in the Undergraduate and Law Schools. Calloway was elected Davidson County’s Juvenile Court Judge in 2014 and was sworn into office for her eight year term on August 28th, 2014.
District Attorney Glenn Funk
Glenn Funk is a veteran trial attorney with 29 years experience in the courtroom. He has been a special prosecutor, an assistant district attorney, a public defender, and an attorney in private practice. Glenn serves on the board of directors of the YWCA of Nashville and Middle Tennessee, the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center Leadership Council, the Rochelle Center, Room in the Inn and the Child Advocacy Center. He and his wife, Lori, have volunteered with the Special Olympics since 1994. Glenn has served on the board of direc-tors for the Down Syndrome Association of Middle Tennessee, Dismas House, and The Arc Davidson County. He was named 2014 ‘Man of the Year’ by The Tennessee Tribune newspaper for his work toward enhancing diversity in the District Attorney’s Office.