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Criminal justice administrator

Scotia Ballard Knouff Waite, Criminal justice administrator ( law: pract. & administration)criminal justice specialist. Recipient OutstandingAchievement award C.W. Post College School Criminal Justice, 1977, Special award Nassau County Probation Department, 1978.


Waite, Scotia Ballard Knouff was born on April 8, 1909 in Willis Wharf, Virginia, United States. Daughter of Warren Alan and Lotta Mondora (Chard) Ballard.


B.L.I., Emerson College, 1931. Master of Education, Boston University, 1933. Diploma School Social Work, Columbia University, 1939.


January 1968); children— Mary Francis Knouff Linn, Warren Irving Knouff. Married second Frederick Waite, January 3, 1976. Director, Mathews County (Virginia) Relief Office, 1932-1935, Rappahanock County Relief Office, 1935-1936, director relief offices Norfolk County and City of S. Norfolk (Virginia), 1936-1937, case worker Henry Watson Children's Aid Society, Baltimore, 1937, with New Orleans Council Social Agilysys, 1938-1940, director Council Social Agenices, Syracuse, New York, 1940-1944, assistant director Detroit Council Social Agilysys, 1944-1945, technical consultant juvenile delinquency Department Justice, Washington, 1948-1950, instructor, director Sociology Research Laboratory City College of New York, 1950-1955, faculty department Sociology Adelphi U., 1955-1963.

Director research and staff development Nassau County (New York) Probation Department, 1963-1978. Co-director Improving Victim Services Through Probation project American Probation and Parole Association of Aberdeen (North Carolina) and Blackstone Institute of Washington, 1978-1980. Consultant criminal justice, Pinehurst, North Carolina, since 1980.

Examiner National Commision on Accreditation for Corrections, since 1979. Adjunct associate professor School Criminal Justice, C.W. Post College, L.I.U., since 1967. Technical consultant National Institute Corrections, 1983.

Member Child Placement Review Committee Moore County, North Carolina. Chairman Youth ServicesCommn. Moore County.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional publications.


Member Child Placement Review Committee Moore County, North Carolina, National Republican Committee. Chairman Youth Services Commission Moore County. Member of American Association of University Women, Texas Correctional Association, Northeastern Association Correctional Educators, American Correctional Association, American Probation & Parole Association (Walter Dunbar award 1977), Pinehurst Country Club.


Married William Francis Knouff, October 9, 1943 (deceased January 1968). Children: Mary Francis Knouff Linn, Warren Irving Knouff. Married Frederick Waite, January 3, 1976.

Warren Alan Ballard

Lotta Mondora (Chard) Ballard

William Francis Knouff

2d Frederick Waite

Mary Francis Knouff Linn Waite

Warren Irving Knouff Waite