Carrie Rodriguez Named Chief Probation Officer for District 5 Probation

Carrie Rodriguez Named Chief Probation Officer for District 5 Probation

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Acting Chief Probation Officer Carrie Rodriguez, District 5 Probation, has been selected as Chief Probation Officer for the district beginning March 1, 2017. Probation’s District 5 includes Boone, Butler, Colfax, Hamilton, Merrick, Nance, Platte, Polk, Saunders, Seward, and York Counties. Rodriguez began her career with probation in May 2010 and was appointed as Chief Deputy in 2011. She is a state trainer for the probation system and co-chaired the October 2016 Statewide Probation Officers’ Conference. In 2013 she was a member of the team that received the Supreme Court’s Outstanding Team Award and received the Above and Beyond Exemplary Leadership Award in 2014. In 2015 she was given the Supreme Court’s Innovation Award. Prior to coming to probation, Ms. Rodriguez worked in human resources and management positions in the private sector. Rodriguez has a Master’s Degree in Business Management from Wayne State College and a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management/Marketing from Mount Mercy College. She became a Certified Public Manager through the University of Nebraska at Omaha in 2015.