Parole Board

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Mission:

The mission of the Board is to conduct informed and fair hearings on cases subject to the jurisdiction of the Board and take appropriate action to ensure public and victim safety and to reduce the likelihood of future criminal behavior of people by providing opportunities for rehabilitation.

The members of the North Dakota Parole Board are appointed by the Governor for a term of three years. During the Fifty-Sixth Legislative Assembly the Parole Board was expanded from three to six members, three members serve at each monthly Parole Board meeting. At the present time the board members are:

  • Mr. H. Patrick Weir, Chairman of Parole Board
  • Mr. Keith Witt
  • Ms. Rachel Bruner
  • Mr. Jackson Lofgren
  • Dr. Carmelita Lamb
  • Ms. Darla DesLauriers
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Parole Board Meeting Dates

January

5 - 6

February

2 - 3

March

2 - 3

April

6 - 7

May

4 - 5

June

1 - 2

July

June 29 & 30

August

3 - 4

September

August 31 - September 1

October

5 - 6

November

2 - 3

December

November 30 – December 1

How to Correspond with the Parole Board

In order to provide full attention to information submitted by an individual sentenced to the DOCR, their families, friends, and others, we ask that you please send information to the Board by the following deadlines. Information received after the deadline may receive limited review by the Board. We encourage thoughtful, pertinent, and timely submissions for the Board to take into consideration when making a decision in a case. The information provide on this page is also included in this letter on how to correspond with Parole Board.

Parole Board Meeting Correspondence Deadlines:

January Board

Deadline: December 18, 2020

February Board

Deadline: January 15, 2021

March Board

Deadline: February 12, 2021

April Board

Deadline: March 19, 2021

May Board

Deadline: April 16, 2021

June Board

Deadline: May 14, 2021

July Board

Deadline: June 11, 2021

August Board

Deadline: July 16, 2021

September Board

Deadline: August 13, 2021

October Board

Deadline: September 17, 2021

November Board

Deadline: October 15, 2021

December Board

Deadline: November 12, 2021

 

If you would like to provide information to the Board, please send your correspondence by mail, email, or fax:

  • Mail:

North Dakota Parole Board

P.O. Box 1898

Bismarck, ND 58502-1898