GA Parole Review Spring/Summer 2020 Georgia Parole Review Spring/Summer 2020 - Page 11

Shalandra Robertson, Division Director of the Georgia Office of Victim Services was recognized this spring by "NOVA”, the National Organization for Victim Assistance. Robertson is a "NOVA 2020 Honorary Awardee," recognizing her tireless efforts to advance crime victims' rights.

“Shalandra Robertson is amazing and her efforts to protect victims and ensure their rights are protected inspire us all to go above and beyond in our work,” states Chris Barnett, the Executive Director of the State Board of Pardons and Paroles.

Robertson also received recognition in the General Assembly this spring for her service to crime victims.

Parole Board Member Jacqueline Bunn was a guest at a ceremony honoring Mary Frances Early, the first African American graduate of the University of Georgia. Ms. Bunn attended the naming ceremony of the Mary Frances Early College of Education at the University of Georgia Performing Arts Center in Athens.

“It was a wonderful experience to be a part of the ceremony honoring the great achievements of Ms. Mary Frances Early,” said Ms. Bunn.

Early was also recognized by resolution in the Georgia State Senate.

Ms. Bunn participated as State Senators Ed Harbison and Randy Robertson recognized Ms. Early.

Board Member Jacqueline Bunn celebrates Mary Frances Early

Director Shalandra Robertson

Georgia Office of Victim Services

Georgia Parole Review