Marty Krizay is a dynamic leader with a passion for learning and coaching others. As a consultant with Justice System Partners, Mr. Krizay has helped facilitate the implementation of the Laura and John Arnold Foundation Public Safety Assessment (PSA) in New Orleans, Louisiana, Tulare County, California and Minnehaha & Pennington Counties, South Dakota. In late 2018, Mr. Krizay was contracted by the U.S. State Department as an embedded Probation Advisor for 60 days, providing executive level advisory assistance to the Head of the Armenian State Probation Service (SPS) and other SPS management officials for the implementation of reform initiatives.
Mr. Krizay’s career extends over 35 years, beginning in 1980 as a Deputy Adult Probation Officer in Maricopa County, Phoenix, Arizona, followed by selections as Chief Adult Probation Officer in Yuma County, Arizona, Chief Probation Officer in Imperial County, California, and Deputy Chief Probation Officer of the Adult Probation Department in the City and County of San Francisco, California. Departments under his leadership implemented risk assessments in adult pretrial/probation and juvenile probation/detention, created specialty court programs and reentry services in collaboration with system stakeholders, developed client/staff skills and competencies and rolled-out cognitive-based interventions/programs within probation supervision.
On a national level, Mr. Krizay was elected to the Board of Directors of the American Probation and Parole Association (APPA) and the National Association of Probation Executives (NAPE). He is also a Past President of the Arizona Chief Probation Officers Association. Mr. Krizay is proud of his opportunity to teach/coach future leaders while serving as faculty to the National Institute of Corrections (NIC) Orientation for New Chief Probation/Parole Officers program.