Wednesday, 08 August 2018 15:45

Pietrowski Named Director of Community Affairs

Megan Pietrowski Megan Pietrowski
Aug. 8, 2018 – Megan Pietrowski has been appointed to the newly created position of Director of Community Affairs by Shelby County District Attorney General Amy Weirich.
Pietrowski, who joined the DA’s Office in 2007, will continue with her other office duties, including her work as the Program Director for the DA’s truancy reduction program - Every DAy in School.
“We work for the community. And more and more, they look to us for help with a variety of issues. We are thrilled that Megan has accepted this new role. She is an invaluable part of our staff and is known in the community for her talent and daily focus to get things done,” Weirich said.
In addition to the anti-truancy initiative, Pietrowski also coordinates the Free Bikes for Perfect Attendance and the Do the Write Thing anti-violence essay program, among other duties.
As Director of Community Affairs, she will be the liaison between the DA’s office and the community. She will assist with already-existing events, organize new events, and increase community engagement and education as it relates to the DA’s office and the criminal justice system.
“I am honored that Gen. Weirich has entrusted me with the vision she has for our office,” she said. “I look forward to the opportunity to expand my reach to all citizens in the surrounding communities, while focusing on events, education and engagement."
Pietrowski has a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, a Master’s degree in Conflict Resolution, and is certified in civil, family and domestic violence mediation.
She serves on the Juvenile Justice Board, the Countywide Juvenile Justice Consortium, the Youth Guidance Commission and the International Association of Truancy and Dropout Prevention.