Corrie Copeland Photo

Full Name: Corrie Copeland

Title: Commissioner / Deputy Compact Administrator

Commission Title: Commissioner / Deputy Compact Administrator

Role Group: Parole & Probation

Agency: Department of Children's Services

Unit: Office of Juvenile Justice

Address: 315 Deadrick Street

Nashville, Tennessee 37243

Region: South

Office Email:

Office Phone:

Direct Phone: (615) 741-9856


Fax 1: (615) 741-2559

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Corrie Copeland is an employee with the Tennessee Department of Children Services, currently serving as the Commissioner for Interstate Compact for Juveniles (ICJ) within the Office of Juvenile Justice.  Ms. Copeland has been with the department for 18 years and has served in various positions.   Ms. Copeland is responsible for providing daily oversight of interstate probation/parole cases and the process of returning runaway youth, absconder, and escapees.  She currently chairs the Finance Committee and serves on the Racial Ad Hoc committee.   She previously served on the Compliance Committee, which ensures states adhere to the rules and protocols of the Compact, and on the Training Committee in which she was a panel participant for the  2019 Annual Business Meeting.  Ms. Copeland also participates in the Southern Regional ICJ workgroup, making sure the region complies. It addresses any interstate issues that may affect the Southern region and ICJ stakeholders.  Ms. Copeland obtained her undergraduate degree in History from Fisk University and a Master’s degree in Public Serve Management from Cumberland University.