Kristie Phillips began her career with the Oklahoma Department of Corrections as Probation and Parole Officer with District Eight, now known as Jeffery M. McCoy Central District Community Corrections, in January 1998. She promoted to Probation and Parole Officer III (Team Supervisor) in November 2001 and, after slightly more than three years in that position, she was selected to assume the role of Assistant District Supervisor in April 2005. Ms. Phillips remained in this position until September 2013 when she was afforded the opportunity to oversee Probation and Parole training curriculum as Administrative Manager with the Division of Community Corrections. From July 2014 to present, she has held the position of Interim Assistant District Supervisor at Union City Community Corrections.
Ms. Phillips received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from the University of Oklahoma. Some highlights of Ms. Phillips’ career include her involvement with specialized and gender-specific case management, district liaison for the National Institute of Justice caseload study, and member of the United States District Court – Western District of Oklahoma’s Project Safe Neighborhoods Task Force, a federally mandated program designed to reduce gun and violent crimes. Professional certifications include Council on Law Enforcement and Education Training (CLEET) – Advanced Certification and Level of Service Inventory-Revised (LSI-R). She was also selected as Central District Community Corrections’ Supervisor of the Year in 2002.
Ms. Phillips has been a member of Oklahoma Correctional Association since 2006. Professional association membership is also held with American Probation and Parole Association, American Correctional Association, International Community Corrections Association, and Oklahoma Gang Investigators’ Association. She also holds a position on the Officer Jeffery M. McCoy Memorial Scholarship Fund.