Michelle Hart, MPA, Retired

Ms. Hart recently celebrated 27 years of service as probation officer with Coconino County Adult Probation, Flagstaff, Arizona, retiring in June, 2021 as the Deputy Chief of her department. During her tenure, Ms. Hart gained a variety of experience within the probation field, working with juvenile and adult offenders within the Intensive Probation Unit, domestic violence offenders, sex offenders, and drug court participants.

Ms. Hart has a passion for training and mentoring others in the field of probation and drug courts. She is a certified trainer in the areas of domestic violence and motivational interviewing; she is also an MRT and NCTI cognitive behavior group facilitator. In 2012, Ms. Hart became a faculty member for National Drug Court Institute and in 2020 for Justice for Vets. Additionally, Ms. Hart has been a board member of the Arizona Association of Drug Court Professionals since 2010, serving as vice president and president. Ms. Hart is also a member of the National Drug Court Research Center Advisory Board.