Quotes About Pat Tuthill
“You have made such a difference with the work on the Federal Interstate Compact Law.” –Kim DeChant, Denver County Victims Advocate
“One thing I can say with certainty is that you have done much good for many people over the last six years. The reason for your involvement is tragic, but you are to be commended for making good come of evil.” –Kermit Humphries, National Institute of Corrections (NIC)
“I remember being with you and Tim during those early days . . you and Peyton were the reason we kept going on. Your’s and our journey was long and hard but worth it.” –Don Blackburn, Executive Director, Interstate Compact.
“I want to thank you for letting us tell your story in our newsletter. Many people have called and emailed how the story touched their life and what it meant to them. Again, Peyton is still touching hearts!” “Anything I can do to help, is what I’ll do. When you meet a victim who became a warrior, you follow! Pat is an inspiration for life!” –Anna R. Tangredi, Director, Texas Crime Victim Clearinghouse
“I am so thankful that you have been a part of my personal and professional life over the past five years. You have been an inspiration and an encouragement to me and others.” –Ann Hyde, Interstate Compact Commissioner, South Carolina.
“Peyton Tuthill became the icon during the drafting of this Compact and constantly reminded us of our mission. Her story serves as a constant reminder of what perpetuates the Compact as a valuable tool to public safety. Her name will honor the recipient of this award as one who has provided dedicated service to the success of the Compact and its mission.” –Inscription on the National Commission on the Interstate Compact Award awarded each year to the individual who demonstrated exceptional leadership and service to the compact. The award is the ultimate compliment to the dedication of those who look out for the safety of others.
“Pat Tuthill is passionate without being acrimonious. Her calm but insistent attention to the victims of crime coupled with her poignant personal experience made her a leading voice in the establishment and development of the Interstate Compact on Adult Offender Supervision.” –Gerald VandeWalle, Chief Justice North Dakota