Awards and Appreciation, Beyond the Badge, Division of Adult Parole Operations

Meet Danielle Bourgeois, DAPO Employee of the Year

Danielle Bourgeois with Julie Kaplan, both holding an award.
2022 DAPO Employee of the year, Danielle Bourgeois, with Julie Kaplan, Assistant Deputy Director.

Danielle Bourgeois, Parole Administrator, was awarded the Division of Adult Parole Operations (DAPO) 2022 Employee of the Year. Administrator Bourgeois is responsible for monitoring and evaluating DAPO’s management and operation. She ensures compliance with all aspects of departmental and divisional policy, procedure, rules, regulations, directives, and statutes. 

According to DAPO leaders, Bourgeois has proven herself as a highly valued asset. She displays technical proficiency, effective communication, and brings a team player attitude that helps efficiently accomplish assignments. Bourgeois has played a critical role in representing DAPO. Many have identified her as DAPO’s Subject Matter Expert in all policy-related matters with the stakeholders. 

Whether working with internal or external stakeholders, Administrator Danielle Bourgeois seeks to find the best outcome for all involved. She exemplifies the core values of DAPO. Her dedication and hard work have gained the trust and confidence of DAPO executive management staff, her peers, and stakeholders.

“We commend you for your dedication to public safety and commitment to excellence. Your professionalism and absolute diligence make you an excellent role model, and reflects credit upon yourself and the division,” said Julie Kaplan, Assistant Deputy Director.

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