Kari M. Rumbaugh of the Nebraska Supreme Court, Office of Probation Administration, serves as the Deputy Compact Administrator/Commissioner for the Adult and Juvenile Interstate Compacts and the Compliance Officer for Nebraska Probation Administration. A graduate of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, she began her career as a Juvenile Probation Officer in 2000 and was named to her current position in 2006. Kari volunteers as a national trainer for the Interstate Commission for Adult Offender Supervision (ICAOS) and the Interstate Commission for Juveniles (ICJ), as well as serves on the ICAOS Deputy Compact Administrator Liaison Committee and ICJ Rules Committee. Kari received the ICAOS Executive Director award in 2011 for exhibiting outstanding leadership skills and dedication to the Interstate Commission through extraordinary service. In her role as Compliance Officer Kari is responsible for evaluating and supporting all Nebraska Districts.
She also serves as the Program Director for the Rural Improvement for Schooling and Employment (RISE) Program, an AmeriCorps grant-funded program initiated in 2007. The RISE Program was chosen in 2010 as one of the 52 most innovative AmeriCorps Programs in the United States. Additional responsibilities include oversight for in-state transfers, assistance with the implementation of Evidence-Based Practices, many trainings programs and grant writing.