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Former interim Hamilton Co. chief appointed to Board of Parole

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Governor Haslam appointed a Cleveland man to the state Board of Parole.

Tim Gobble was appointed to the board to fill the term left vacant by Charles Taylor.

Gobble will take appointment starting July 16 and his term goes to December 31, 2015.

Gobble has been  interim deputy chief in the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office since May, returning after serving as deputy chief in 2010-2011. He served as city manager of East Ridge from April2011-February 2013. Gobble was the sheriff of Bradley County from 2006-2010.

"Tim has demonstrated his commitment and responsibility throughout an extensive career in public service, and we are fortunate to have him on the Board of Parole," Haslam said. "I am grateful for his willingness to serve in this important capacity."

"I am honored to be appointed to this position by Governor Haslam, for whom I have great admiration and respect," Gobble said. "I look forward to serving and working with Chairman Montgomery, other Parole Board members, Parole Board staff and relevant stakeholders in the effective operation of the criminal justice system."

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