Commissioners

The Nevada Board of Parole Commissioners is created through the authority of the Nevada Revised Statutes, NRS 213.108. The Board consists of a Chairman and six Commissioners, appointed by the Governor for a term of four (4) years. Reappointment is possible.

The Chairman is the executive officer of the Board, administers its activities and services, and is responsible for its management.

 

THE BOARD CONSISTS OF THE FOLLOWING COMMISSIONERS:

Connie S. Bisbee, Chairman

Connie S. Bisbee was re-appointed as Chairman of the Parole Board in July, 2011 by Governor Brian Sandoval.

Prior to her re-appointment, Chairman Bisbee had served as the Chairman since February 2009 and Commissioner since January of 2003. Chairman Bisbee has worked in the field of Criminal Justice and Substance Abuse since 1986. She was an Associate Warden of Programs for the Nevada Department of Corrections immediately prior to coming to the Board.

Prior to moving to Nevada in 1999, she was employed as a Judicial Services Director overseeing misdemeanor probation in Northern Florida. Chairman Bisbee is a U.S.A.F. Veteran.

Chairman Bisbee earned a Masters Degree in Counseling and Human Development and a Bachelors Degree in Criminal Justice from Troy State University, Alabama. Ms. Bisbee has been a Licensed Alcohol/Drug Counselor in Nevada since 2000.

Tony Corda, Commissioner

Tony Corda was re-appointed to the Board by Governor Brian Sandoval in July, 2013. He has served on the Board since 2009. Prior to this appointment, he had worked for the Department of Corrections for over 22 years. Having completed an internship and starting out as a Correctional Officer, he worked his way through the caseworker ranks. This included 7 years in NDOC Central Administration as a Classification Analyst. He served his last two years as Associate Warden of Programs at Northern Nevada Correctional Center.

In 1986, Mr. Corda earned his Bachelors Degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Nevada Reno.

Adam Endel, Commissioner

Adam Endel was re-appointed to the Board by Governor Brian Sandoval in July, 2013. He has served on the Board since 2009. Prior to his appointment, Commissioner Endel held the position of Associate Warden of Programs at the Ely State Prison for 8 years.

Commissioner Endel has worked for the Nevada Department of Corrections for 18 years and has held positions as Correctional Officer, Caseworker III, and Associate Warden of Programs. He has been employed at Tonopah Conservation Camp, Southern Nevada Correctional Center, Lovelock Correctional Center and Ely State Prison.

In 1989, Commissioner Endel earned a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Administration from Central Missouri State University. He also holds a Master of Arts in Organizational Management from the University of Phoenix.

Ed Gray, Commissioner

Eddie Gray, Jr. was re-appointed as a Commissioner on the Board of Parole Commissioners by Governor Brian Sandoval in July of 2011 and has served as a Commissioner on the Board since July of 2007.

Prior to his appointment, Commissioner Gray served as a Parole Board Case Hearing Representative for fourteen years. His background also encompasses over forty years in personnel supervision, in the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Civil Service. He has served and performed duties at various locations in the United States, Europe and Asia, including Vietnam. Additionally, he has supervised federal prisoners assigned to a federal prison.

Commissioner Gray received an Associate Degree in Human Resource Management from the Community College of the Air Force, and an Associate Degree focusing on Business Management from the Community College of Southern Nevada. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Post Secondary and Adult Education from the University of Nevada – Las Vegas.

Commissioner Gray has been a member of the Las Vegas community for over 25 years.

Susan L. Jackson, Commissioner

Susan L. Jackson was re-appointed as a Commissioner on the Board of Parole Commissioners by Governor Brian Sandoval in July of 2012. She has served as a Commissioner on the Board since January 31, 2008.

Commissioner Jackson has an extensive law enforcement and investigative background. Prior to coming to the Board, she worked within the law enforcement community, spending 23 years dedicated to public safety. Her experience began with the State in 1985 with The Nevada State Gaming Control Board, continuing as a Senior Investigator with the Attorney General’s Office and a Senior Investigator with the Nevada Department of Public Safety, Investigation Division.

Additionally, she was assigned as an Instructor and Training Consultant for the Commission on Peace Officer’s Standards and Training. Commissioner Jackson earned a Bachelor Degree from the University Nevada, Las Vegas. She is a graduate of the FBI National Academy 171st Session and holds a Nevada Peace Officer’s Advanced Certification.

Commissioner Jackson is a third generation native Nevadan.

Michael Keeler, Commissioner

Michael Keeler was re-appointed as a Commissioner on the Board of Parole Commissioners by Governor Brian Sandoval on July 1, 2012 and has served as a Commissioner on the Board since August 1, 2006.

Prior to his appointment, Commissioner Keeler worked for Southern Nevada Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services and Southern Nevada Adult Mental Health Service. Commissioner Keeler has been employed by the State of Nevada since 1990 in the capacity of Public Services Intern, Case Manager, Teaching Parent, Clinical Social Work Intern, Clinical Social Worker, Supervisor, Psychiatric Emergency Services Director, Inpatient Administrative Coordinator, Clinic Director, and Services Coordination Director.

In addition, Commissioner Keeler has been employed by various agencies in the community as a Social Worker, Vocational Case Manager, Contract Therapist, and Substance Abuse Technician. He also has a combination of 17 years of direct mental health care experience, nine of which were spent as a Clinical Program Manager.

Commissioner Keeler completed his undergraduate and graduate degrees in Social Work from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He is also a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). He has been licensed the Nevada State Board of Examiners for Social Workers since 1994.

Commissioner Keeler has been a resident of Nevada since 1979. He is an honorably discharged veteran from the United States Army.

Lucille Monterde, Commissioner
Lucille Monterde was appointed to the Board by Governor Brian Sandoval in September 2014.  Prior to her appointment, Commissioner  Monterde held the position of United States Probation Officer for 24 years.  Commissioner Monterde had previously worked for the State of Nevada Department of Parole and Probation for four years and held the position of Parole and Probation Officer.  In 1983, Commissioner Monterde received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.  She also holds a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from Northern Arizona University.  Commissioner Monterde has been a  member of the Las Vegas Community for over 30 years. (N.B. We are in the process of obtaining a new photograph of the Board. Commissioner Monterde's is not in the existing photograph.)