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Carol Getty

DR. CAROL P. GETTY received two appointments from Governor Bruce Babbitt to the Arizona Board of Pardons and Paroles, which she served for five years before being appointed by President Ronald Reagan to the United States Parole Commission. During her twelve years as a commissioner she also served under President George H.W. Bush, who named her chairman of the Commission, making her the first woman ever to serve in that capacity. After her retirement from federal service, she became an associate professor of criminal justice at Park University in Parkville, Missouri, and retired 14 years later as an Emeritus Professor of Criminal Justice.