John Jay Alumna Serves as First Black Female Head of Probation Officers Association

JOHN JAY COLLEGE–Dalvanie Powell, a John Jay Alumna was recently re-elected to serve as the President of the United Probation Officers Association . After she became a probation officer in 1987, Dalvanie made history in becoming the first Black female President of the UPOA. She also received a Bachelor in Criminal Justice from John Jay College in 1987. 

Probation and supervising probation officers work with their clients to redirect their life path. This task does not exclude New York’s youth.