Commissioner Michael Davis

 
 
  •  Hometown: Columbus
  • Occupation:  Chief of The Office of Offender Reentry and Enterprise Development for the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction (ODRC) 
  • Year started with Ohio Commission on Fatherhood: 2016

Biography

Mike Davis currently serves as chief of The Office of Offender Reentry and Enterprise Development for the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction (ODRC). It is the responsibility of this office to guide and monitor reentry related programs and initiatives. Designated staff are assigned initiatives including volunteers, family, reentry planning and assessments, housing, offender programming, community partnerships, and offender workforce development.  

Prior to his current appointment Mike has served in several other positions over the course of his career. These positions include: Deputy Warden, Deputy Communications Chief, and Assistant Administrator in the Office of Victim Services. His career in public service also includes serving as the Crime Prevention Coordinator in the Ohio Office of Criminal Justice Services.

Mike has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science from Central State University, and a Master’s of Science in Criminal Justice Administration from Tiffin University. He obtained his PhD in Leadership and Change from Antioch University. He and his wife live in Columbus with their daughter and two sons.

 

 

 

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Upcoming Events

The Commission Meeting is scheduled for Thursday, September 8, 2022 from 10:00 am. – 12:00 p.m. 

(ODJFS) OCF Commission Meeting 
Date: September 8, 2022 at 10:00 am – 12 noon
Location: Vern Riffe Building (Riffe)
77 S. High St. 19th Floor, Conference Room 1948
Columbus, OH  43215

The meeting will be IN-PERSON. Please allow time to find parking and going through the security checks at the Vern Riffe Building. Please bring your photo Identification.


2022 Commission Meeting Dates:    Feb. 10, May 12, July 14, Sept. 8 and Nov. 10.

If you would like to attend a commission meeting or if you have any questions, please contact Terri Simons via e-mail at Terri.Simons@jfs.ohio.gov

If you need to speak to someone over the phone, please contact Executive Director Kimberly Dent at 614-752-0583.