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Cabinet HR Staff

Brandy Kelly

Branch Manager
Human Resources Branch
Kentucky State Police

Brandy Kelly transferred to the Kentucky State Police (KSP) Human Resources Branch in May 2020, as the human resources branch manager. In this role, Kelly oversees and provides guidance on all personnel, payroll and insurance actions regarding sworn KSP employees and 18A employees.

Kelly started her HR career at the Kentucky Court of Justice as the HR Generalist, where she spent 10 years before transferring to the executive branch in 2013. As the HR Spec III, Kelly was the primary insurance coordinator for Kentucky State Police, and processed personnel and payroll actions for the agency. Shortly afterwards she was promoted to HR administrator of KSP.

During this time, Kelly earned her bachelor's degree in HR management from Campbellsville University, participated in IPMA-KY chapter organization, and selected as a participant in the Governor's Minority Management Training Program (GMMTP). While participating in the GMMTP, Brandy was promoted to the HR branch manager position at the Energy and Environment Cabinet. She served two years in this role before transferring back to KSP as the HR branch manager. 

Rodney Moore

Division Director
Division of Employee Management
Department of Corrections

After serving in the Navy, Moore began his Department of Corrections career in April 2003, as a correctional officer at Northpoint Training Center. He was promoted to Sergeant at Northpoint Training Center in January 2007. In September 2007, he was promoted to Lieutenant at Blackburn Correctional Complex. While in these roles, Moore served as a member of the Department's Corrections Emergency Response Team (CERT).

Moore's career in human resources began in 2009, when he assumed the role of Human Resource Administrator - Institutional at the Frankfort Career Development enter (FCDC) where he also served as the Institutional Training Coordinator.

In July 2011, upon the closure of FCDC, Moore transferred to Human Resource Specialist III in the Division of Personnel Services, Payroll Branch, then promoted to Human Resource Administrator.

In 2013, he was promoted to Human Resources Branch Manager. Rodney now oversees the Office of Human Resource Management, Division of Employee Management as the Division Director.

Tina Moss

Staff Assistant
Commissioner's Office
Department of Criminal Justice Training

Tina Moss currently serves the Department of Criminal Justice Training as a Staff Assistant within the Commissioner's Office and oversees the Human Resources Branch. She began her career at the agency in 2017 as Human Resources Branch Manager.

Moss has served as a Justice and Public Safety Cabinet employee for nearly 30 years, and has devoted her career to advising the Cabinet in personnel matters. Prior to DOCJT, she spent 20 plus years working within the Office of Management and Administrative Services, moving up the ranks from personnel administrator/personnel management specialist to Executive Staff Assistant. Moss served as Deputy Chief of Staff for Justice Cabinet Secretary John Tilley before joining DOCJT.

Moss's career with the Commonwealth of Kentucky began in 1989 when she joined the Kentucky Department of Corrections' Probation and Parole Office in Lawrenceburg. She has served in many positions throughout her career, all with the Justice and Public Safety Cabinet. In all the positions she has served, human resources and payroll have been her main responsibility.

Moss holds an associate's degree in business administration from Sullivan University. She has one daughter, Emma Thompson.

Melanie Jenkins

Branch Manager
Department of Juvenile Justice​

Myrissa Ritter

Branch Manager
Recruiting & Staff Development

Sherri Cole

Branch Manager
Department of Corrections

Tabitha Hobbs

Assistant Director
Division of Human Resources Management​