Meet the chief evaluator of Georgia’s sex offenders

SORRB Atlanta office

SORRB is headquartered in the James H. "Sloppy" Floyd Building across from the State Capitol in Atlanta. (Credit: Beau Evans for State Affairs)

Key Points
  • Playmaker: Tracy Alvord.
  • Role: Executive Director of the Georgia Sexual Offender Registration Review Board.
  • Tenure: 2010 to present.
Sexual abuse was something nobody talked about in the small upstate New York town outside Buffalo where Tracy Alvord grew up. Now, she deals with it on a daily basis. For the past decade, Alvord has headed up the little-known state agency that plays a big role in how Georgia’s more than 23,000 sex offenders are tracked ...