Mia Pressley Photo

Full Name: Mia Pressley

Title: Commissioner

Commission Title: Commissioner

Role Group: Parole & Probation

Agency: SCDJJ - Interstate Compact Unit

Unit: SCDJJ - Interstate Compact Unit

Address: PO Box 21069

Columbia, South Carolina 29221

Region: South

Office Email: mlrich@scdjj.net

Office Phone:

Direct Phone: (803) 896-9351


Fax 1: (803) 896-9767

Fax 2:



Mia R. Pressley proudly serves as Commissioner for South Carolina’s Interstate Compact for Juveniles. She earned a Bachelor of Science from Clemson University, a Master of Business Administration from Webster University, and is working toward earning a PhD in International Communities and Families from Clemson University. Mia began her professional career in 2000 at the South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice (SCDJJ) in the Office of Compliance and Medicaid where she remained for thirteen years progressing to the highest position within this division. During this time, she became a Certified Public Manager and was selected to sit on the Advisory Board for Remington College. In 2013, Mia began as SCDJJ’s Interstate Compact Coordinator Interstate Compact Coordinator which led to her current Commissioner appointment. In her three short years as Commissioner, Mia has served on the Compliance Committee, Training, Education and Public Relations Committee, Human Trafficking Ad-Hoc Committee, and is currently serving as the South Region Representative. Her other professional affiliations include the South Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Human Trafficking Work Group, Attorney General’s Human Trafficking Task Force, and SCDJJ’s Juvenile Release Authority. Mia currently resides in Simpsonville, SC with her husband Hassan and daughter Destiny.