Michael Warren has been a Nova Scotia Justice System member for 25 years. He is responsible for Community Corrections service delivery at 3 offices in the Annapolis Valley area located at Kentville, Windsor and Middleton.

Michael is widely regarded as a provincial role model for “leadership by example” — through fairness, engagement, empowerment, and inclusiveness at all levels of service — working many hours beyond the norm to support his teamand instill a strong sense of pride in their work.

Areas of contribution apart from core functions of office supervision and caseload management, include regional program leadership with:

  • Restorative Justice 
  • Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committees
  • Three High Risk Domestic Violence Committees
  • Response to Homelessness
  • Policy/ Procedure Review and Change Committee
  • Seventh Step program work in Annapolis Valley
  • Trafficking Exploitation Supports Services (TESS) and 
  • Provincial leadership with Youth Focused Intensive Rehabilitative Custody and Supervision program – in partnership with IWK hospital.

As well Michael devotes himself to many community youth-oriented activities including:

  • Baseball coach for 6 years with 14/15year olds providing mentoring and coaching.
  • Scorekeeper and mentor with Halifax Youth Karate program attending 8 tournaments annually.
  • 10 years with Halifax “Mini Boat Bassers” teaching and mentoring youth under 16 about fishing – and personally providing prizes for competitions.
  • 5 years as organizing team member of “Tabletop Gaming” — working with youth in Valley / South Shore areas, organizing tournaments, mentoring and helping youth with their social skills.