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District 4

​​​District Supervisor - Heather Foster

Foster began her career with the Division of Probation and Parole in February 2005 as a secretary I in the District 4 office. In September 2005, she was promoted to a probation and parole officer I in District 17. While there, Foster supervised a low supervision caseload and managed all interstate compact an out-of-county transfers.

In May 2008, Foster transferred back to District 4 as a probation and parole investigator, where she was assigned as one of the district's three post-sentence report writers and completed pre-sentence reports as well. She served on the truth-in-sentencing team, assisted in the training of new staff, and was one of the district's reentry liaisons.

Foster has served as the American Correctional Association (ACA) liaison for District 4 an assisted with the accreditation of the division for many years. She was promoted to an assistant supervisor in District 4 in 2011.

From 2012 through 2015, Foster facilitated probation and parole investigator training and development through courses at the pre-service academy and annual in-service training. She then sat on the conference planning committee for Women Working in Corrections and Juvenile Justice (WWICJJ) in 2016 and for the Corrections Accreditation Managers Association (CAMA) in 2018. Additional committees that Foster has served on throughout her career​ include the PSI committee, CPP review committee, caseload audit tool committee, and intake process committee.

Foster is a graduate of the University of Louisville, where she earned a bachelor's degree in justice administration. In 2009 and 2014, she was the recipient of a DOC annual Achievement Award for District 4. She is a 2015 graduate of the Commissioner's Executive Leadership Program.




Heather Foster, Supervisor
Gregory Gatewood​, Asst. Supervisor​
Alex Cundiff, Asst. Supervisor​

Chestnut Centre - 4th Floor
410 West Chestnut St.
Louisville, KY 40202
Phone: (502) 595-4035
Fax: (502) 595-3309

District 4 covers the following county: