Minnesota Association of 
County Probation Officers 
Training & Education Committee

The Training and Education Committee is responsible for coordinating all training events for the Association to further the knowledge base of the membership.  The Committee meets monthly or more as needed.  Activities of the committee include developing the training agenda for each conference, arranging for speakers, reserve training facilities, coordinating resource fairs, printing brochures, assisting with registration, and arranging entertainment.

Committee Chair

Michelle Nistler

Cass County Probation

303 Minnesota Avenue W

Walker, MN 56484

Committee Vice-Chair

Jill Ferretti

Brown County Probation

1 South State Street

New Ulm, MN 56073


Committee Members

Marnie Humeniuk, Chisago County Court Services

Debbie Lawrence, Isanti County Probation

Rachael Beckman, Wright County Probation

Kelly Huffman, Itasca County Probation

Emily Kurtz, Itasca County Probation

Michelle Anderson, Itasca County Probation



Ross Jahnke, Wright County Court Services

Michelle Sellner, Pine County Probation

Neal Huemoeller, Wright County Court Services

Eric Johnson, Carver County Court Services

Amy Hertzog, Wright County Court Services 

Andy Braulick, Brown County Probation

Loren Nerison, Gerard Academy


Committee Goals

·         Coordinate a quality annual MACPO Spring Conference.

·         Explore expanding opportunities at the MACPO Spring Conference.

·         Provide a quality resource fair for participants and vendors at the MACPO Spring Conference.

·         Continue to be fiscally sound.

·         Coordinate a quality Support Staff Conference.

·         Provide Regional (in person or virtual) Trainings throughout the year.

·         Continue to offer yearly booster trainings to members and occasional free trainings as budget allows.   

Please contact our Training and Education Committee at trainingandeducation@macpo.net with any questions or concerns. 

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