Sexual Offender Registration Review Board

SORRB Board Members

Board Chair Members

Gerard W. Armorer
Public Member Representative

Katie Strayhorn
Victim Advocate Representative

Vice Chair Lori K. Rozier  
Public Member Representative

Jessica K. Moss, Esq.
Public Member Representative

Matthew B. Connelly, M.S., LPC
Clinical Representative

Paul Freeman, M.S., LPC
Public Member Representative

Members Richard Vandever, Esq.
Public Member Representative

Chris Steverson
Public Member Representative
Shannon Dunlap, Ph.D.
Clinical Representative
Donna E. Andrews
Public Member Representative

Gary Holstad, M.S., LPC
Clinical Representative


Donna E. Andrews - Donna Andrews is a senior U.S. probation officer for the Northern District of Georgia, serving as an intensive supervision specialist. She is recognized nationally as an expert in the field of location monitoring. She completed the Federal Judiciary’s Leadership Development Program, has received numerous awards and has served on several national committees during her 24-year career. Andrews earned a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from the University of North Georgia. She and her husband, Robert, have one son and two granddaughters. They reside in Ball Ground.

Gerard W. Armorer - Gerard Armorer is a field training officer and senior parole officer assigned to the State Board of Pardons and Parole’s South Metro Parole Center. He was previously the chief deputy marshal of the DeKalb County State Court Marshal’s Department and served as jail school administrator, deputy sheriff III, and post-certified instructor for the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department. Mr. Armorer graduated magna cum laude from New York Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in communications. Before his career in Georgia law enforcement, he served in the U.S. Army as a flight operations specialist and worked for Newsweek magazine. Mr. Armorer and his wife, Fatimah, have one child and reside in Stone Mountain.

Matthew B. Connolly, M.S., LPC - Matthew Connolly is the director of A Better Tomorrow Counseling Services. He serves on the board for the Georgia Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers. Connolly earned a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree from Georgia College and State University. He and his wife, Eva-Maria, reside in Atlanta.

Shannon K. Dunlap, Ph.D. - Shannon Dunlap is a psychologist in private practice at Counseling Services, Inc. located in LaGrange. He is currently serving as president-elect of the Georgia Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers. Dunlap earned a bachelor’s degree from Valdosta State University, a master’s degree from Columbus State University and a doctorate in Psychology from Auburn University. He and his wife, Jane, have one son. They reside in LaGrange.

Paul B. Freeman, M.S., LPC - Paul Freeman retired as Victim Specialist for the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Atlanta Field Office. He has served on board of directors for the National Organization for Victim Assistance, the Georgia Council on Elder Abuse and was a member of the National Victim Assistance Standards Review Consortium. Freeman earned a bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Counseling and Human Services from Florida State University and is a licensed professional counselor. He and his wife, Vikki, reside in Atlanta

Gary D. Holstad M.S., LPC - Gary Holstad worked as a prison counselor in the Iowa Correctional System for 22 years. He was a member of the Lutheran Church, coordinated the community Little League baseball and softball programs, and was a local Jaycee member, where he was selected as one of the top 40 local presidents in the nation. Mr. Holstad has counseled offenders for 38 years, currently as a therapist and licensed professional counselor with Family Recovery, Inc. in Gainesville. He is a member of the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers and the Licensed Professional Counselor Association of Georgia. He and his wife, Marcia, have five children and three grandchildren and reside in Duluth.

Jessica K. Moss, Esq., - Jessica Moss is the Solicitor General in Cherokee County. She previously served as Chief Assistant Solicitor General within the Cobb County Solicitor General’s Office, and has served in state and local government for 25 years as a Prosecuting Attorney. Moss earned a bachelor’s degree from Brenau University and a juris doctorate from Mercer University. She was named Assistant Solicitor General of the Year by the Georgia Association of Solicitors General in 2004. Moss has three step children and two step grandchildren. She and her husband, Garry, reside in Ball Ground.

Katherine E. Strayhorn - Katherine Strayhorn is currently employed by District Attorney Lee Darragh of the Northeastern Judicial Circuit, where she serves as the director of the Dawson County Victim Assistance Program. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in social work from Jacksonville State University and went on to graduate from the National Victim Assistance Academy at the Medical University of South Carolina. Ms. Strayhorn is a volunteer with the United States and Georgia Crisis Response Teams. She and her son, Wyatt, reside in Dawsonville.

Lori K. Rozier - Lori Rozier is currently employed with the Department of Community Supervision, where she is the manager of the Sex Offender Administration Unit. She has been employed with the state of Georgia since 1995, serving in various roles with probation and facility operations. She is a member of the Georgia Probation Association. Rozier earned a master’s degree in Education from Georgia Southern University and a master’s degree in Criminal Justice from Capella University. She and her son, Connor, reside in Dublin.

Chris Steverson - Chris Steverson is the sheriff of Telfair County. He currently serves on the Jail Operations and Standards Committee of the Georgia Sheriff’s Association and was a member of the 22nd Georgia International Law Enforcement Exchange Delegation to Israel. He serves as a voting member on the Area 8 All Hazards Council and as a member of the Community Relations Committee for Corrections Corporation of America’s Federal Prison in McRae-Helena. He graduated from Abraham Baldwin Regional Police Academy’s 89th Session. He and his wife, Shelley, have three children. They reside in McRae-Helena.

Richard Vandever, Esq., - Richard Vandever is the deputy chief assistant district attorney in the Gwinnett County District Attorney’s Office. He previously served as an assistant district attorney in the Griffin Judicial Circuit, and the Northeastern Judicial Circuit. Mr. Vandever instructs law enforcement officers at the Gwinnett Police Academy and has been an instructor for the Prosecuting Attorney’s Council and the National Advocacy Center. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Communications from the University of West Florida and a law degree from Mercer University.