Lelia A. VanHoose, Chair
Lee VanHoose has a wealth of experience in the criminal justice system. A graduate of Georgetown College with a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology, she served as a probation and parole officer and district supervisor for the Division of Probation and Parole for 20 years before being named its Director in 2005. She was appointed to the Parole Board on July 16, 2013.
Brenda Beers-Reineke, Parole Board Member
Brenda Beers-Reineke holds Bachelor of Elected Studies and Master of Business Administration degrees from Thomas More University and a Juris Doctor from Salmon P. Chase College of Law. After a long corporate career she served most recently as an Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney, focusing on the HEART (Heroin Expedited Addiction Recovery Treatment) Program, in Kenton County. Brenda was appointed to the Board on January 17, 2019.
Larry R. Brock, Parole Board Member
Larry R. Brock has worked in the criminal justice system his entire career, beginning as a Military Policeman in the U.S. Army. Her further served with the Richmond Police Department before joining the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives as a criminal investigator and supervisor. Upon retiring from ATF after 23 years of service, he was appointed as the Chief of Police for the Richmond Police Department where he served for nine years. He is a graduate of Eastern Kentucky University with a B.S. in Police Administration and a minor in Journalism. He was appointed to the Parole Board on May 23, 2016.
Michael A. Bolcas, Parole Board Member
Mr. Bolcas served a long career with the Division of Probation and Parole. He began his career as a Probation and Parole Officer in the Danville office before transferring to the Versailles office. There he served as an Officer and Assistant District Supervisor before his promotion to Regional Branch Manager and Assistant Director for the Division of Probation and Parole. He is a graduate of Eastern Kentucky University. He was appointed to the Board to serve an unexpired term ending June 30, 2019.