Finance Committee

The Finance Committee monitors the Commission’s budget and financial practices, including the collection and expenditure of Commission revenues and developing recommendations for the Commission’s consideration.  Committee members review the Commission's budgets and requests in preparation for the discussion during the quarterly online meetings.

Meeting Dates:

  • December 8, 2021, 2pm ET
  • January 26, 2022, 2pm ET
  • March 9, 2022, 2pm ET
  • May 19, 2022, 2pm ET - Rescheduled
  • June 8, 2022, 2pm ET
  • July 21, 2022, 2pm ET
  • August 18, 2022, 2pm ET


Corrie Copeland

Commissioner, Deputy Compact Administrator, Finance Committee Chair, UNITY Coordinator, Tennessee


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.

Vice Chair

Dale Dodd

Commissioner, UNITY Coordinator, Alternate Regional Representative, New Mexico


Dale is the current Commissioner of the Interstate Compact for Juveniles Office in the State of New Mexico. Prior to taking this position in 2002, he worked as a Juvenile Probation and Parole Officer in New Mexico since 1998. Dale’s experience includes working with juveniles in both California and New Mexico as a Juvenile Detention Center supervisor as well as a manager of a residential treatment facility in California before moving to New Mexico. An active member of the Association of Juvenile Compact Administrators, Dale served three terms on the Executive Board and numerous other Committees. Dale currently serves as the West Region Representative and is a member of the Executive Committee for the Interstate Commission for Juveniles.


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