(Prestonsburg) Kentucky Department of Corrections Director of Probation & Parole Tim Carman today announced the promotion of John Trenton VanHoose to assistant supervisor of District 11 in Prestonsburg. District 11 covers 10 counties including Clay, Floyd, Harlan, Jackson, Knott, Leslie, Letcher, Magoffin, Perry and Pike. VanHoose will assume his new duties on Sept. 1.
“Trent has demonstrated decisiveness and direction during his time in this division,” said Carman. “I am glad to have this opportunity to promote a person with solid character and a level of insight that Trent has shown both personally and professionally.”
VanHoose began his career with the Department of Corrections as a probation and parole officer in 2007. Since that time he has supervised clients in numerous counties, served as the firearms instructor for District 11 and served as the District 11 liaison for the department’s new risk/needs assessment tool, the Level of Services/Case Management Inventory (LSCMI). In 2010 VanHoose received a commissioner’s coin for superior performance. VanHoose is a graduate of Alice Lloyd College where he earned a degree in secondary education in history and German. While attending college he also played four years of varsity baseball.