Geoff Welch

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Division Director – AB109

Geoff Welch earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and a minor in Business Administration from CSU Bakersfield in 1994. He began his career with the Probation Department as an Extra-Help Group Counselor at Camp Erwin Owen in 1995. After working in all three of the Department’s Juvenile Facilities, he was promoted to Deputy Probation Officer in 1998. Geoff has served the Probation Department in a variety of positions including the Juvenile Aftercare Unit, Special Services Team, Crossroads Duty Supervisor, Repeat Offender Prevention Program, Blanton Academy, Pre-screen Assessment Unit, and Administrative Services. He has served as the Coordinator for the Department’s Simunition Reality Based Training and Taser Programs. In May of 2014, Geoff was promoted to Assistant Probation Division Director and was assigned to Camp Erwin Owen. In October of 2015, he was promoted to Probation Division Director of the Adult AB109 Division.