Probation supervisor honored

The Minnesota Association of County Probation Officers (MACPO) presented the Outstanding Performance Award to

Bobbie Shafer

Bobbie Shafer, supervisor with the Sherburne County Probation Department at the 55th Annual Conference on May 24th, 2012. This award is given to recognize an individual who has demonstrated professionalism and leadership within their county or in the field of probation. The award winner may have implemented a new corrections program, worked in the community to bring new corrections related services to clients or simply is an incredibly hard-working individual who merits recognition.

The Outstanding Performance Award nomination was submitted by J. Hancuch, Director of the Sherburne County Probation Department.

“Shafer is an exemplary supervisor and currently supervises two units in the Sherburne County Probation Department, both the Court and Juvenile Units. Shafer demonstrates strong leadership skills and has the ability to positively motivate, supervise and discipline staff when necessary. Shafer is a role model and works well with all Probation Department staff, Hancuch said.