FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, November 16, 2016
CONTACT: Sara Rabern (605) 773-3215
PIERRE, S.D. – Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today the appointment of Paige Wilbur Bock of Sioux Falls, SD to the Board of Pardons and Paroles. Bock will fill the vacancy left by Greg Erlandson.
“Paige has demonstrated a strong desire and commitment to public service and public safety. Her strong business and legal background will serve her and our state well in the difficult and important decisions of the board,” said Jackley.
“We want to extend our appreciation to Greg Erlandson for his dedicated service on the Board of Pardons and Paroles. He has been a strong leader in protecting our communities and strengthening rehabilitation efforts for nonviolent offenders,” added Jackley.
Bock is the Contract Administrator at Zuercher in Sioux Falls, SD. She also worked as an Assistant Attorney General from 2008-2014.
The Board of Pardons and Paroles is a nine member appointed board charged with the authority to make decisions of parole, the revocation of parole, and parole policy and procedures. Three of the board members are appointed by the Governor of South Dakota, three are appointed by the Attorney General, and the remaining three are appointed by the South Dakota Supreme Court.
This appointment is subject to final confirmation by the South Dakota Senate.