Correctional Administration--Adult (1 position)
Deputy Director of Operations Monitoring
Private Facility Contract Monitoring/Oversight Division
Texas Department of Criminal Justice
Bobby Lumpkin has been employed with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice since 1990. He began as a correctional officer and climbed the correctional ranks to the position of assistant warden. In 2003, he assumed the position of ACA ACA - Application Control Architecture accreditation manager and was responsible for the coordination of accreditation in all state-operated units. In 2006, Lumpkin obtained the additional responsibilities of the agency's Use of Force program and Monitoring and Standards program. In 2007, he was promoted to deputy director of operations monitoring in the Private Facility Contract Monitoring/Oversight Division. He currently oversees the operations monitoring of all private secure correctional facilities. Lumpkin holds a bachelor's degree in criminal justice/corrections from Sam Houston State University Sam Houston State University, (known as SHSU and Sam, for short) founded in 1879, is a public university located in Huntsville, Texas. It is one of the oldest purpose-built institutions for the instruction of teachers west of the Mississippi River and the first such . He has been a member of ACA since 1998 and is a member of the Texas Corrections Association and the Correctional Accreditation Manager's Association. Lumpkin plans to use his experience in adult corrections and accreditation to promote networking among corrections professionals in all fields.
Corrections Corporation of America Corrections Corporation of America (NYSE: CXW) (CCA) is a company that manages public prisons and other facilities, and has concessions for many others. The company had annual revenues in 2004 of $1.15 billion USD.
Melody Turner brings more than 26 years of correctional experience in federal, state, local and private corrections. As a managing director for CCA (1) (Common Cryptographic Architecture) Cryptography software from IBM for MVS and DOS applications.
(2) (Compatible Communications A , her duties include the full operational oversight of multiple prison and jail facilities throughout the U.S. Turner's career began with the Federal Bureau of Prisons Noun 1. Federal Bureau of Prisons - the law enforcement agency of the Justice Department that operates a nationwide system of prisons and detention facilities to incarcerate inmates sentenced to imprisonment for federal crimes
BoP and her background includes leadership roles in adult (male and female) and juvenile systems. She has served as one of the first female wardens of a male close-max facility with the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction. Turner currently serves on the ACA Delegate Assembly and has chaired the ACA Membership affiliate Committee. She is a past president of the North American North American
named after North America.
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see North American blastomycosis.
North American cattle tick
see boophilusannulatus. Association of Wardens and Superintendents and is a lifetime board member. Turner is also a past president of the Ohio Wardens Association and serves on the Association of Women Executives in Corrections board. She is active in Zonta International Zonta International is a global organization of executives and professionals working together to advance the status of women worldwide through service and advocacy. The first Zonta Club was founded in Buffalo, New York in 1919. and in her church. Turner holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Miami University Miami University, main campus at Oxford, Ohio; coeducational; state supported; chartered 1809, opened 1824. The library has extensive collections in literature and American history, including the William Holmes McGuffey Library and Museum and the Edgar W. in Oxford, Ohio Oxford is a college town located in the southwestern portion of the U.S. state of Ohio in northwestern Butler County in Oxford Township, originally called the College Township. The population was 21,943 at the 2000 census (approximately 16,000 students are included in this figure). , and a Master of Arts Master of Arts
a degree, usually postgraduate in a nonscientific subject, or a person holding this degree
Noun 1. Master of Arts - a master's degree in arts and sciences
Artium Magister, MA, AM degree from Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio Dayton is a city in southwestern Ohio, United States. It is the county seat and largest city of Montgomery County. As of the 2005 census estimate, the population of Dayton was 158,873. .
Correctional Administration--Juvenile (1 position)
Linda Mc Williams
Institution Superintendent Senior
Virginia Department of Justice
Linda McWilliams has worked for the Virginia Department of Juvenile Justice A Department of Juvenile Justice is found in many places. Examples of such a department are:
Please [ improve this article] or discuss the issue on the talk page. , case manager, case manager supervisor and program manager. For the past nine years, she has held the position of institution superintendent senior. She currently directs operations for a 280-bed coed facility. McWilliams has extensive experience in policy development. She received a bachelor's degree in psychology from Virginia Commonwealth University Formed by a merger between the Richmond Professional Institute and the Medical College of Virginia in 1968, VCU has a medical school that is home to the nation's oldest organ transplant program. . During the past year, McWilliams and her administrative team received the Director's Award for Excellence. She is currently an elected member of the ACA Delegate Assembly.
Clarence Williams For the running back of the same name see Clarence Williams (football player). For the defensive end of the same name see Clarence Williams (defensive lineman).
Clarence Williams Jr.
Louisville Metro Youth Detention Services
Since 2001, Clarence Williams Jr. has been the director of youth detention services for the Louisville Metro Government, which supports the largest juvenile detention center A detention center or a detention centre is any location used for detention. Specifically, it can mean:
bachelor's degree, baccalaureate - an academic degree conferred on someone who has successfully completed undergraduate studies degree in psychology form St. Cloud State University in Minnesota. He serves on the Louisville Disproportionate Minority Confinement Advisory Board, studying and addressing overrepresentation of minority youths in the local detention center. Williams is a member of the Louisville Criminal Justice Commission Board and serves as chair of the Louisville Alliance for Youth, providing funding to community-based/faith-based organizations working with at-risk youths. Williams plans to use his more than 15 years of juvenile services experience to serve in the ACA Delegate Assembly in the area of Juvenile Correctional Administration.
Probation--Adult (1 position)
Joy W. Horton
Western Region Probation and Parole
Kentucky Department of Corrections
Joy W. Horton has served as branch manager for Western Region of the Probation and parole Division of the Kentucky Department of Corrections since 2006. In this position, she oversees district supervisors in seven probation and parole districts, spanning 44 countries. Horton also acts as community liaison and promotes community relations 1. The relationship between military and civilian communities.
2. Those public affairs programs that address issues of interest to the general public, business, academia, veterans, Service organizations, military-related associations, and other non-news media entities. in Western Kentucky. Horton began he corrections career as an institutional parole officer in 1990. She went on to serve as a probation and parole officer in District 13 (Daviess County Daviess County is the name of several counties in the United States:
Kentucky Wesleyan College was founded in 1858 by the Kentucky Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church. and a Master of Arts degree in education, with a minor in psychology, from Western Kentucky University Student Body Profile
WKU had a total enrollment in the Fall Semester of 2002 (the latest published figures) of 17,818 students. Out of this total, 73% were full-time and 85% were undergraduates. Ethnic and racial minority enrollment was just under 13% at 2,097. . Horton has been a member of ACA since 2005. She is also a member of the Kentucky State Probation and Parole officers Association, in Correctional Accreditation Managers' Association, and the Kentucky Council for Crime and Delinquency. She has been recognized by the Kentucky Department of Corrections with the Adjustment for continuing Excellence award in 2007; as Probation and Parole Supervisor of the Year, 2001-2002; and as Probation and Parole District 13 Employee of the Year, 1993-1994.
Verne L. Speirs
Chief Probation Officer probation officer
1. An official usually attached to a juvenile court and charged with the care of juvenile delinquents.
2. An official charged with supervising convicts at large on suspended sentence or probation.
Sacromento Country Probation Department
On Sept. 1, 1995, Verne L. Speirs was sworn in by the Sacramento County Superior Court as the chief probation officer for Sacramento County. In December 1988, Speirs was named by the Fresno County Superior Court as its chief probation officer. Prior to his position in Fresno, Speirs was appointed by former President Reagan as administrator of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (or OJJDP) is an office of the United States Department of Justice and a component of the Office of Justice Programs. (OJJDP OJJDP Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (federal agency) ), U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ (Department Of Justice) The legal arm of the U.S. government that represents the public interest of the United States. It is headed by the Attorney General. ) in 1986. Before becoming administrator of OJJDP, Speirs was administrator of the Office of Victims of Crime in the DOJ. Immediately prior to joining the DOJ, Speirs was executive assistant to the chairman of the U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board The Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) ensures that federal civil servants are hired and retained based on merit. In overseeing the personnel practices of the federal government, the board conducts special studies of the merit systems; hears and decides charges of wrongdoing and . Before his service in Washington, D.C., Speirs held positions in a number of criminal justice agencies in California, including the California State Board of Corrections and the California State Office of Criminal Justice Planning. He was a probation supervisor with the Sacramento County Probation Department and also worked with the Sacramento County Law and Justice Agency. Speirs received a Master of Science degree in correctional counseling from California State University, Sacramento California State University, Sacramento, more commonly referred to as Sacramento State or Sac State, is a public university located in the city of Sacramento, California, USA. It is part of the California State University system. , and a Bachelor of Arts degree in corrections and psychology from California State University Enrollment
, San Jose San Jose, city, United States
San Jose (sănəzā`, săn hōzā`), city (1990 pop. 782,248), seat of Santa Clara co., W central Calif.; founded 1777, inc. 1850. .
Probation--Juvenile (1 position)
Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections
Dianne Gadow currently serves as administrator under the director of the Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections. She is responsible for long-term strategic planning Strategic planning is an organization's process of defining its strategy, or direction, and making decisions on allocating its resources to pursue this strategy, including its capital and people. , agency accreditation and special project initiatives. From April 2004 to October 2007, Gadow was deputy director of the agency. During this period, the department entered a memorandum of agreement A memorandum of agreement (MOA) or cooperative agreement is a document written between parties to cooperatively work together on an agreed upon project or meet an agreed upon objective. The purpose of an MOA is to have a written understanding of the agreement between parties. with the Department of Justice under CRIPA CRIPA Civil Rights of Institutionalized Persons Act of 1980 (Civil Rights of Institutionalized in·sti·tu·tion·al·ize
tr.v. in·sti·tu·tion·al·ized, in·sti·tu·tion·al·iz·ing, in·sti·tu·tion·al·iz·es
a. To make into, treat as, or give the character of an institution to.
b. Persons Act). Gadow was effective in attaining accountability for continuum of services, and she assisted the agency in becoming compliant with special education regulations. In October 2007, the department successfully resolved the issues contained in the memorandum. From 1992 through 2004, Gadow was superintendent of Ferris School in Wilmington, Del. She was recruited to lead the organization through change, from basic institutionalization Institutionalization
The gradual domination of financial markets by institutional investors, as opposed to individual investors. This process has occurred throughout the industrialized world. to progressive programming. In 1998, the school was cited by the Coalition for Juvenile Justice as a model juvenile justice system. Gadow has a history of successfully establishing major staff reforms and enhancing educational and mental health components in youth correctional facilities and the communities attendant to such facilities. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Concordia College in River Forest, III., and a master's degree master's degree
An academic degree conferred by a college or university upon those who complete at least one year of prescribed study beyond the bachelor's degree.
Noun 1. from the University of Oregon The University of Oregon is a public university located in Eugene, Oregon. The university was founded in 1876, graduating its first class two years later. The University of Oregon is one of 60 members of the Association of American Universities. .
Estela P. Medina
Chief Juvenile Probation Officer
Travis County Juvenile Probation Department
Estela P. Medina was appointed chief juvenile probation officer for Travis County by the Juvenile Board in August 1994. In this capacity, she has been pivotal in the development and expansion of services and programs. The Travis County team includes more than 500 employees and professionals. The Travis County Juvenile Probation Department is ACA accredited accredited
recognition by an appropriate authority that the performance of a particular institution has satisfied a prestated set of criteria.
cattle herds which have achieved a low level of reactors to, e.g. in probation, detention and residential services. Medina has been an active member of statewide professional organizations such as the Texas Corrections Association, the Texas Juvenile Detention Association and the Texas Probation Association. She serves as past president on the Board of Directors of the Juvenile Justice Association of Texas. Medina's years in public service began in 1976 and have included various positions in juvenile justice. She received an undergraduate degree “First degree” redirects here. For the BBC television series, see First Degree.
An undergraduate degree (sometimes called a first degree or simply a degree in criminal justice in 1976 and a Master of Arts degree in management in 1988. She looks forward to the opportunity to serve on the ACA Delegate Assembly as a representative for juvenile justice.
Probation: Line Level--Adult (1 position)
Probation Officer III
Franklin County Franklin County is the name of 24 counties in the United States.
All except Franklin County, Idaho are likely named for Benjamin Franklin, a Founding Father of the United States. Municipal Court
Cyndi Fowler began her career in criminal justice in 1993 as a case manager at Traynor Halfway House halfway house /half·way house/ (haf´wa hous) a residence for patients (e.g., mental patients, drug addicts, alcoholics) who do not require hospitalization but who need an intermediate degree of care until they can return to the community. . In 1994, she was hired as a probation officer at Franklin County Municipal Court. In 1996, she was promoted into the intensive domestic violence unit, where she remains as a probation officer III--the senior line officer in the unit. Fowler received bachelor's degrees in criminology and psychology in 1993 from The Ohio State University Ohio State University, main campus at Columbus; land-grant and state supported; coeducational; chartered 1870, opened 1873 as Ohio Agricultural and Mechanical College, renamed 1878. There are also campuses at Lima, Mansfield, Marion, and Newark. . She currently serves as secretary of the Ohio Correctional and Court Services Association. She is serving her third elected term on ACA's Delegate Assembly, representing line-level probation. She is also a member of ACA's Probation and Parole Committee.
Parole Reentry reentry n. taking back possession and going into real property which one owns, particularly when a tenant has failed to pay rent or has abandoned the property, or possession has been restored to the owner by judgment in an unlawful detainer lawsuit. Coordinator
Rensselaer Country District Attorney's Office
New York New York, state, United States
New York, Middle Atlantic state of the United States. It is bordered by Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and the Atlantic Ocean (E), New Jersey and Pennsylvania (S), Lakes Erie and Ontario and the Canadian province of
Bill Payne worked as a probation officer and senior probation officer in the Dutchess Country County (N.Y.) Office of Probation and Community Corrections from 1970 to 1984. He went on to work for the New York State Division of Parole for the next 21 years as a facility parole officer I and II; a field parole officer in the Interstate Bureau; and a senior parole officer in the Staff Development Unit, Where he completed the first full revision of the Parole Policy and Procedure Manual in 20 years and the first-ever digital version. His efforts were recognized as instrumental to the Parole Division achieving its first ACA accreditation, and he was awarded the Executive Director's Accreditation Award in May 2005. Payne received a master's degree in sociology (probation and parole practice) from Fordham University Fordham University (fôr`dəm), in New York City; Jesuit; coeducational; founded as St. John's College 1841, chartered as a university 1846; renamed 1907. Fordham College for men and Thomas More College for women merged in 1974. in 1982. He is currently the parole reentry coordinator at the Rensselaer County District Attorney's Office and has collaborated with other state agencies to help prison and jail releasees and probationers to remain in the community without re-offending. Payne is a member of ACA, the New York Corrections and Youth Services Association of and the New York State Parole Officers Association and is the upstate vice-president of the Reentry Association of New York. Payne plans to use his experience in community-based corrections to help develop programs and policies for ACA.
Probation: Line Level--Juvenile (1 position)
Crossroads Probation Supervisor
Summit County Juvenile Court juvenile court
Special court handling problems of delinquent, neglected, or abused children. Two types of cases are processed by a juvenile court: civil matters, often concerning care of an abandoned or impoverished child, and criminal matters, arising from antisocial
Akron, Ohio Akron is a city in the U.S. state of Ohio and the county seat of Summit County.GR6 The municipality is located in northeastern Ohio on the Cuyahoga River between Cleveland to the north and Canton to the south, approximately 60 miles (96 km) west of
Lisa DiSabato-Moore serves as the Crossroads Programs probation supervisor at Summit County Juvenile Court in Akron. Crossroads is an intensive probation program for juveniles with co-occurring mental health and /or substance abuse/dependency disorders. Prior to joining the court., DiSabato-Moore worked for 18 years in the private, nonprofit sector as a program manager of adult and juvenile residential community corrections facilities. DiSabato-Moore also serves as an adjunct professor at Stark State College in Canton, Ohio Canton is a city in the U.S. state of Ohio and the county seat of Stark CountyGR6. The municipality is located in northeastern Ohio and is situated on the Nimishillen Creek, approximately 24 miles (38 km) south of Akron . She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in sociology/corrections from The University of Akron Enrollment in fall 2006 was 23,539 students. The school offers more than 200 undergraduate degrees  and 100 graduate degrees . The University's best-known program is its College of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering, which is located in a and a master's degree in justice administration from Tiffin University Tiffin University is a university in Tiffin, Ohio.
Founded in 1888, Tiffin University enrolls 2,000 students in undergraduate and graduate degree programs offered at the Tiffin campus in Tiffin, Ohio, at the University of Bucharest in Romania, and at several locations in . DiSabato-Moore is a member of several national and state criminal justice professional organizations and currently serves on the board of the Ohio Correctional and Court Services Association.
Probation Officer II
Davidson County Davidson County is the name of two counties in the United States:
Since 1992, Wendy Thurston has worked for the Metropolitan Government in Nashville, Tenn. From 1992 to 1995 she was an individual and family counselor for a residential program serving children and their families. From 1995 to present, she has worked for the Davidson County Juvenile Court as a probation officer. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in social work and psychology from Olivet University in Illinois. Thurston is currently a probation officer II, supervising a caseload case·load
The number of cases handled in a given period, as by an attorney or by a clinic or social services agency.
Noun of juveniles on probation. She also supervises a truancy reduction program for elementary children and their families. This is an early intervention ear·ly intervention
n. Abbr. EI
A process of assessment and therapy provided to children, especially those younger than age 6, to facilitate normal cognitive and emotional development and to prevent developmental disability or delay. program aimed at strengthening school attachment and parent involvement with the school system. Thurston has been a member of ACA since 2007 and plans to use her probation experience to actively participate in the development of programs and policies for ACA.
Parole or post-release Supervision--Adult (1 position)
Mississippi Department of Corrections
Priscilla Tenner is currently employed with the Mississippi Department of Corrections in Hinds County as a pretrial pre·tri·al
A proceeding held before an official trial, especially to clarify points of law and facts.
1. Of or relating to a pretrial.
2. intervention supervisor. She began her tenure in 2002 as a probation/parole officer. She received a master's degree in sociology with an emphasis in criminal justice from Jackson State University Jackson State University, often abridged as Jackson State or by its initials JSU is a historically black university located in Jackson, Mississippi founded in 1877. . Tenner is an active and dedicated member of the following organizations: The Exchange Club of Vicksburg Child Abuse Prevention Center Inc., the Mississippi Associations of Association of Professionals in Corrections, the Mississippi Association of Drug Court Professional, and Professionals, and Professionals in Pre-Trial Intervention. Tenner's experience as a probation/parole officer and a member of the Delegate Assembly will help her in working to develop programs for ACA. Her desire is to collaborate with law enforcement to reduce recidivism recidivism: see criminology. by educating and mentoring offenders to reenter re·en·ter also re-en·ter
v. re·en·tered, re·en·ter·ing, re·en·ters
1. To enter or come in to again.
2. To record again on a list or ledger.
v.intr. society as productive citizens.
Lelia (Lee) VanHoose
Division of Probation and Parole
Kentucky Department of Corrections
Lee VanHoose has practically grown up in the Kentucky Division or of Probation and Parole (DPP DPP - Dining Philosophers Problem ). She has 23 years of experience with the division, having begun her career shortly after graduating from college. VanHoose served as a probation and parole officer for 13 years before being promoted to assistant district supervisor, district supervisor and director. She holds a bachelor's degree in sociology from Georgetown College Not to be confused with Georgetown College, a separate and unaffiliated institution located in Georgetown, Kentucky.
Bachelor of Science
. During her career, she has been recognized as District Employee of the Year, Assistant District Supervisor of the Year and District Supervisor of the Year. VanHoose also serves as Kentucky Commissioner of the Interstate Compact A voluntary arrangement between two or more states that is designed to solve their common problems and that becomes part of the laws of each state.
Interstate compacts in the United States were first used by the American colonies to settle boundary disputes. for Adult Offender Supervision and holds seats on several statewide boards and task forces. VanHoose points to the DPP's initial accreditation by ACA as her agency's greatest accomplishment. Her professional memberships include or have included ACA, the International Community Corrections Association, the Southern States Southern States
government of 11 Southern states that left the Union in 1860. [Am. Hist.: EB, III: 73]
popular name for Southern states in U.S. and for song. [Am. Hist. Correctional Association, the Kentucky Council on Crime and Delinquency, and the NIC (1) (Network Interface Card) See network adapter. See also InterNIC.
(2) (New Internet Computer) An earlier Linux-based computer from The New Internet Computer Company (NICC), Palo Alto, CA. Probation and Parole Executives Network.
Follow-up care provided after a medical procedure or treatment program.
the care and treatment of a convalescent patient, especially one that has undergone surgery. or Post-release Supervision--Juvenile (1 position)
Deputy Chief Juvenile Probation Office
Travis County Juvenile Probation Department
Darryl Beatty currently serves as deputy chief for the Travis County Juvenile Probation Department (TCJPD), where he oversees the department's pre- and post-secure-adjudication-facility programs. He has served as director of Administrative Services and Facility Operations and director of Detention Services in Travis County. He also served as training specialist for the Texas Juvenile Probation Commission. Beatty holds a Master of Public Administration, a Master of Arts degree in sociology and a Bachelor of Science degree in criminal justice. He currently serves and has served on several local, state and national boards in the criminal and juvenile justice arena, including his current position as past president of the Texas Juvenile Detention Association. Beatty has been involved in and attended numerous ACA conferences. He is the lead point of contact for TCJPD's ACA audits. Beatty has dedicated his career to addressing the needs of juveniles, families and victims of crime while educating others on issues concerning juvenile justice.
Andrew J. DeAngelo
Deputy Chief Probation Officer (retired)
Department of Juvenile Probation
Lehigh County, Penn.
Since 1976, Andrew J. DeAngelo has worked as a detention child care counselor, juvenile probation and aftercare officer, supervisor, and deputy chief. Following his retirement in July 2007, he assumed the positions of criminal/juvenile justice planner for Lehigh County and director of program development for Community Solutions Inc. During his career, DeAngelo has been involved in the development of aftercare services, including community counseling Community counseling is a generic term for any kind of professional counseling that occurs outside a hospital setting. programs such as multisystemic mul·ti·sys·tem·ic
Relating to a disease or condition that affects many organ systems of the body.
affecting more than one body system. therapy; balanced and restorative justice A philosophical framework and a series of programs for the criminal justice system that emphasize the need to repair the harm done to crime victims through a process of negotiation, mediation, victim empowerment, and Reparation.
The U.S. initiatives; and the implementation and supervision of the first school-based probation program. Statewide, DeAngelo has co-chaired the Juvenile Justice Personnel Safety Task Force and chaired the Public Relations public relations, activities and policies used to create public interest in a person, idea, product, institution, or business establishment. By its nature, public relations is devoted to serving particular interests by presenting them to the public in the most and Education committee. He has participated in research projects on aftercare and school-based probation and has presented at numerous conferences. DeAngleo is a member of the American Probation and Parole Association's Victims Committee, and he served five years as secretary of the Middle Atlantic States Middle Atlantic States also Mid-At·lan·tic States
The U.S. states of New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and usually Delaware and Maryland. Correctional Association. DeAngelo is the recipient of local, state and national awards for his work in the juvenile justice system. He has authored numerous articles and served as editor of the Pennsylvania Special Edition newsletter on juvenile justice services and practices. In addition, DeAngelo is executive producer of the video Achieving Balanced and Restorative Justice in the Pennsylvania Juvenile Justice System.
Parole or Post-release Supervision: Line Level--Adult (1 position)
Offender Transition Coordinator
Virginia Department of Corrections The Virginia Department of Corrections (DOC) is the government agency responsible for operating prisons and correctional facilities for the US Commonwealth of Virginia. The agency is fully accredited by the American Correctional Association and is one of the oldest functioning
After serving five years in the U.S. Navy, Patricia Barnes-Goodwyn went on to work for the Virginia Department of Corrections for 17 years as a correctional officer, corrections institution rehabilitation counselor and, currently, as an offender transition coordinator. In her current position, she is assigned to Probation and Parole District 3, Portsmouth, and coordinates a reentry program. She is also employed part time with the Virginia Department of Juvenile Justice as an intake officer. Barnes-Goodwyn earned a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology from Old Dominion University “ODU” redirects here. For other uses, see ODU (disambiguation).
The university was recently named one of the best colleges in the Southeast by The Princeton Review. . She currently serves as the president-elect of the Virginia Correctional Association (VCA VCA Voltage Controlled Amplifier
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VCA Vehicle Certification Agency (UK)
VCA Veiligheids Checklist Aannemers ) and is a chairperson for the VCA Conference Planning Committee planning committee n (in local government) → comité m de planificación . She is a member of the ACA Disproportionate Minority Contact Task Force, the National Organization of Hispanics in Criminal Justice, the Southern States Correctional Association, and the Society of Government Meeting Professionals. As a member of the Delegate Assembly, Barnes-Goodwyn plans to use her diverse experience in corrections and supervision to enhance the development of policies vital to the corrections profession.
Parole Officer/Parole Enforcement Officer II
Kansas Department of Corrections
Since 2006, Joseph Cannone has worked for the Kansas Department of Corrections as a parole officer/enforcement officer. His caseload is specialized for managing child sex offenders in the community. In the past year, Cannone presented on parole services at the Topeka Police Department annual in-service training. In 2003, Cannone completed an Associate of Science degree in criminal justice from San Antonio San Antonio (săn ăntō`nēō, əntōn`), city (1990 pop. 935,933), seat of Bexar co., S central Tex., at the source of the San Antonio River; inc. 1837. College, and in 2005, he completed a Bachelor of Science degree in criminal justice from Missouri Western University. Since 1996, Cannone has worked for the New Mexico New Mexico, state in the SW United States. At its northwestern corner are the so-called Four Corners, where Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, and Utah meet at right angles; New Mexico is also bordered by Oklahoma (NE), Texas (E, S), and Mexico (S). , Ohio and Kansas departments of correction, the Leavenworth County Sheriff's Department, and the Federal Bureau of Prisons, as well as for the U.S. Army at the U.S. Disciplinary Barracks bar·rack 1
tr.v. bar·racked, bar·rack·ing, bar·racks
To house (soldiers, for example) in quarters.
1. A building or group of buildings used to house military personnel. . Cannone plans to use his experience in corrections and parole to represent and actively participate in the development of programs and policies for ACA as a member of the Delegate Assembly.
Aftercare or Post-release Supervision'. Line Level--Juvenile (1 position)
Juvenile Probation/Parole Specialist II
Monroe County Monroe County is the name of seventeen counties in the United States, named after President James Monroe:
Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice
LaWanda Carswell is a native of Georgia and currently working with the Department of Juvenile Justice's Monroe County Court Services Office as a juvenile probation/parole specialist II. Since 2004, Carswell has worked with the department in several positions, including registrar, secretary I and program assistant. Carswell received her bachelor's degree in October 2007 from Kaplan College/ University in the field of social science (criminal justice). Carswell is currently a nontraditional student of Capella University Capella University is a private for-profit distance institution of higher learning. Capella University offers bachelor's, master's and doctoral (PhD and PsyD) degrees in business, technology, education, human services and psychology. , expecting to complete a master's degree in social science (criminal justice) in November 2008. She has already made plans to continue her education in a doctoral degree program in counseling with an emphasis in pastoral studies. Carswell is a member of the Georgia Juvenile Service Association and the Women's Ministry Alliance and serves on several other committees/boards within the community. Along with balancing a family, a job and school, Carswell is also a pastor at Rhema Covenant Outreach Ministry in Macon, Ga.
Terry Kennedy Mancini
Release Authority Board Member
Ohio Department of Youth Services
Terry Kennedy Mancini has been in the justice field for more than 30 years in Kentucky and Ohio. She holds bachelor's and master's degrees in social work from the University of Kentucky . In 1998, she was appointed as one of the first juvenile The University of Kentucky, also referred to as UK, is a public, co-educational university located in Lexington, Kentucky. parole board pa`role´ board`
n. 1. A group of individuals with authority to determine whether a prisoner will be granted parole from a particular prison. members for the Ohio Department of Youth Services (ODYS) and is currently serving a second term. She formulates policy and works with the Office of Victim Services, and she also makes all release and discharge decisions for youths committed to ODYS. Her prior experience includes juvenile probation, research, legislative work, managing a state juvenile grant program, serving as director of a law enforcement training and state juvenile training program, developing juvenile classification systems, and supervising parole offices. Mancini has been a member of ACA and the Ohio Correctional and Court Services Association for more than 12 years. She previously served on the National Juvenile Service Training Institute's Planning Committee, the Juvenile Justice Trainers Association's board of directors and the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention/National Institute of Corrections Training Advisory Committee.
Crime Victim Organization (1 position)
Tammy Lou Haynes
Victim Advocate III
Office of Victim Services
Kentucky Department of Corrections
Tammy Lou Haynes began her career with the Department of Corrections in January 2001. She worked with the department in several different areas, including probation and parole, adult institutions, classification, and offender reentry, before joining the Office of Victim Services as a victim advocate in April 2006. Haynes is dedicated to helping victims of crime across the state with their many concerns. She is also president-elect of the Kentucky Council on Crime and Delinquency, chair of the Department of Corrections Kentucky Employee Charitable Campaign, and a member of the 2008 National Major Gang Task Force Conference Committee. Haynes' experiences within various areas of the department provide her with a wonderful range of knowledge that will help her represent the needs of victims in ACA programs and policies.
Jean S. Wall
Crime Victims Services Bureau
Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections
Employed with the department since 1984, Jean S. Wall has worked in training, policy and program development; public education/information; and as director of the Crime Victims Services Bureau (CVSB) since its creation in 1993. She served several years as internal auditor Internal auditor
An employee of a company who analyzes the company's accounting records to that the company is following and complying with all regulations. for ACA standards compliance and manages twelve central office ACA files. Wall has been a member of ACA's ad hoc For this purpose. Meaning "to this" in Latin, it refers to dealing with special situations as they occur rather than functions that are repeated on a regular basis. See ad hoc query and ad hoc mode. Victims/Restorative Justice Committee since 1998. She is a charter member of the National Association of Victim Service Providers in Corrections, a member of the state's Domestic Violence Fatality Review project, an instructor at the State Victim Assistance Academy, and a developer of periodic statewide "training exchanges" between correctional staff and victim assistance providers. She holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Arts in English from Louisiana State University Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College, generally known as Louisiana State University or LSU, is a public, coeducational university located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and the main campus of the Louisiana State University System. . Wall will bring her awareness of broad correctional issues, strong belief in the importance of meaningful corrections-based victim services, and direct awareness of the worth of the accreditation process to support and enhance the work of the Delegate Assembly.
At-Large Ethnic Minority (3 positions)
Mississippi Department of Corrections
Patricia Dean-Wilson received a Master of Science degree in public and urban affairs from Georgia State University History
Georgia State University was founded in 1913 as the Georgia School of Technology's "School of Commerce." The school focused on what was called "the new science of business. in December 1993 and a Bachelor of Arts-Science degree from Michigan State University Michigan State University, at East Lansing; land-grant and state supported; coeducational; chartered 1855. It opened in 1857 as Michigan Agricultural College, the first state agricultural college. in December 1984. She also received a police certification in February 1986 from the Clayton County Clayton County is the name of two counties in the United States:
David Kaleolani Haasenritter
Assistant Deputy (Corrections Oversight)
Army Review Boards Agency
David Kaleolani Haasenritter has served as assistant deputy of corrections oversight since the creation of the Army Review Boards Agency in 2004. He retired from military service in 2003, having served in numerous corrections positions, including operations officer, deputy warden, director of Army Corrections and parole board member. He earned a master's degree in criminal justice from the University of South Carolina
• • . Haasenritter is currently the at-large ethnic minority representative to the ACA Delegate Assembly, an ACA audit chair, a member of the ACA Standards Committee and president-elect of the Correctional Accreditation Managers' Association. He has published articles in Corrections Today and given presentations at corrections and victim witness conferences, as well as at Asian Pacific Islander Pacific Islander
1. A native or inhabitant of any of the Polynesian, Micronesian, or Melanesian islands of Oceania.
2. A person of Polynesian, Micronesian, or Melanesian descent. See Usage Note at Asian. functions. Haasenritter is the recipient of the 2000 Military Affairs Committee Austin MacCormick Award and the 2004 ACA Walter Dunbar Award.
John M. Manuel
Criminal Justice Consultant
John M. Manuel began his career in corrections in 1974, having earned a bachelor's degree in criminal justice from the University of Cincinnati The University of Cincinnati is a coeducational public research university in Cincinnati, Ohio. Ranked as one of America’s top 25 public research universities and in the top 50 of all American research universities, and a master's degree in corrections from Xavier University For other educational institutions using the name Xavier, see .
Xavier University may refer to:
In the United States:
Lupe Martinez Marshall
Southern New Mexico Correctional Facility
New Mexico Corrections Department
Lupe Martinez Marshall is a graduate of New Mexico State University New Mexico State University, at Las Cruces; land-grant and state supported; coeducational; chartered and opened 1889 as a college. It became New Mexico State Univ. of Engineering, Agriculture, and Science in 1958 and adopted its present name in 1960. , where she earned bachelor's degrees in criminal justice and social work simultaneously. Martinez Marshall joined the department of corrections in 1985, and during her 22 years of service, she has held various positions ranging from classification officer to warden. She has worked at all security levels with both male and female inmates. Currently, Martinez Marshall is the deputy warden at Southern New Mexico Correctional Facility (SNMCF). She is the first female to hold this position. She is also a founding member and the current vice president of the National Organization of Hispanics in Criminal Justice. She has been an advocate for females and Hispanics in the corrections field, which have earned her the following distinctions: president of New Mexico Women Working in Corrections; elected member of the Delegate Assembly of ACA; national auditor with ACA; presenter at national conferences; author of published articles; member of the North American Association of Wardens and Superintendents; member of the Association on Programs for Female Offenders; and member of the League of United Latin American Citizens The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) is the oldest organization of Hispanic Americans in the United States. With a membership of approximately 115,000, the organization uses education and advocacy to improve living conditions and seek advances for all Hispanic nationality .
Deputy Director for Programs
Johnson County Johnson County is the name of several counties in the United States:
James Terrones began his career with the Kansas Department of Corrections in 1979. He served as a correctional officer, parole officer, institutional parole officer, Interstate Compact administrator, director of the Eastern Parole Region and community program consultant. In 1996, Terrones became deputy director for programs at the Johnson County Juvenile Detention Center. His primary duties include training and staff development, volunteer/intern programs, classification, support services support services Psychology Non-health care-related ancillary services–eg, transportation, financial aid, support groups, homemaker services, respite services, and other services , and the accreditation process. Terrones received a Bachelor of Arts degree in criminal justice/police administration from Park University in Parkville, Mo. He is the past president of the Kansas Correctional Association and is also involved in the Olathe Human Relations human relations npl → relaciones fpl humanas Commission, the Kansas Hispanic and Latino American Affairs Commission, the Governor's Task Force on Racial Profiling The consideration of race, ethnicity, or national origin by an officer of the law in deciding when and how to intervene in an enforcement capacity.
Police officers often profile certain types of individuals who are more likely to perpetrate crimes. , the National Association of Hispanics in Criminal Justice (committee chair), the Correctional Accreditation Managers' Association, the Kansas Correctional Association, and the Olathe Police Foundation.
Jo Denise Washington
Special Projects Officer III
Mississippi Department of Corrections
Jo Denise Washington relocated to Jackson, Miss., in 2002 to care for her mother, leaving Chicago where she worked as an administrative assistant for Systems Parking for eight and a half years. In August 2002, she started working with the Mississippi Department of Corrections as an accounting clerk at the Flowood Restitution Center, and in October 2002, she started working with the MDOC MDOC Michigan Department of Corrections
MDOC Mobile Disk-On-Chip Records Department as a records scanner. In April 2003, she was promoted to records tech in Probation/Loading and, in 2004, became records tech supervisor. In April 2005, she became a special projects officer IV, and she presently is supervisor of the MDOC Discharge Division. The division handles releases for all 82 counties, including three state facilities, six private facilities, 11 regional facilities and 16 community work centers. Washington has been attending ACA conferences since 2005 and, in March 2007, became a member of ACA.
Correctional Education Services--Adult (2 positions)
Old Saybrook, Conn.
Eileen Baker, who holds a master's degree in education of the deaf from Smith College in Northampton, Mass., serves as an educator, consultant and expert witness to industry, education and government agencies, including the National Institute of Corrections, the Federal Bureau of Prisons and departments of correction across the U.S. She has expertise in issues surrounding hearing loss per the Americans with Disabilities Act Americans with Disabilities Act, U.S. civil-rights law, enacted 1990, that forbids discrimination of various sorts against persons with physical or mental handicaps. , the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
Some statements may be disputed, incorrect, , biased or otherwise objectionable.
The primary sign language used by deaf and hearing-impaired people in the United States and Canada.
American Sign Language (ASL),
n. for Law Enforcement & Corrections Communication and Correctional Health Care Professionals manual. She is an active member of ACA and serves on the Legal Issues, Health Care, and Academic and Vocational Training committees.
Kim B. Barnette
State Education Director
Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections
In 1991, Kim B. Barnette began her career in corrections as education director at David Wade Correctional Center, the first ACA accredited institution in Louisiana. Since the, Barnette has served Louisiana as a department auditor for state correctional education programs, assisting each institution in becoming and remaining ACA accredited. In 2002, she was appointed by former Secretary Richard Stalder as state education director, as position in which she has been successful in building the state's offender education reporting database, designing a statewide transferable Reentry Preparation Program and obtaining an additional $5 million in competitive funds for the state's correctional education programs. Barnette received a Bachelor of Science degree in math/science, a Master of Arts degree in counseling, a Specialist in Education Administration degree and a cognate cognate
describes two biomolecules that normally interact such as an enzyme and its normal substrate or a receptor and its normal ligand.
cognate cooperation in psychology from Louisiana Tech University Louisiana Tech University, at Ruston; coeducational; state supported; chartered 1894, opened 1895 as an industrial institute. It became Louisiana Polytechnic Institute in 1921 and attained university status in 1970. . She serves on numerous state boards state boards Examinations administered by a US state board of medical examiners to license a physician in a particular state; these examinations play an ever-decreasing role in state medical licensure, as these bodies now rely on standardized national examinations and councils to promote offender education, including the Executive Board of the Louisiana Association for Public and Community Adult Educators.
Lee D. Roof
Collins Correctional Facility Collins Correctional Facility is a medium security prison in New York in the USA. The prison is in the Town of Collins in Erie County, New York. Address
Collins Correctional Facility P.O.
Lee D. Roof has worked for the New York State Department of Correctional Services The New York State Department of Correctional Services or NYSDOCS is the agency of New York State responsible for the care, confinement, and rehabilitation of approximately 63,000 inmates at all 69 correctional facilities funded by the State of New York. since 1988-first as an electronics security equipment technician and then as a vocational instructor. Roof recently helped to develop the computer repair curriculum for the department. As a long-time member of ACA, he has served on the Ad Hoc Committee ad hoc committee A committee formed with the purpose of addressing a specific issue or issues, which theoretically is disbanded once its raison d'etre is finished for Academic and Vocational Education vocational education, training designed to advance individuals' general proficiency, especially in relation to their present or future occupations. The term does not normally include training for the professions. for more than five years. Roof is an active member of New York State Minorities in Criminal Justice and serves on its Training Committee, helping to develop quality training programs for correctional staff. As a member of the Delegate Assembly, Roof will use his knowledge as a committee member and educator to assist in developing programs and policies for ACA.
Academic Correctional Liaison
Ohio Corrections/Department of Education
Ange Siemer has worked in the Ohio adult correctional system for close to 20 years in various teaching positions and in administrative roles as a school administrator and a principal. Presently, she is the correctional liaison to the Ohio Department of Education, serving both Ohio youth corrections and adult corrections. She earned a bachelor's degree from Ohio Dominican University Ohio Dominican University is a coed, four-year private Roman Catholic liberal arts university in Columbus, Ohio, USA, with nearly 3,000 students from 24 states and 20 foreign countries. The University was founded in 1911 by the congregation of St. and a master's degree in educational administration and a principal's certification from the University of Dayton The University of Dayton is one of the ten largest Catholic schools in the United States and is the largest of the three Marianist universities in the nation. It is also home to one of the largest campus ministry programs in the world. . Siemer is currently serving as an ACA Delegate Assembly member. She was president of the Ohio Correctional Education Association The Correctional Education Association (CEA) was founded in 1930 to provide educational services in correctional settings. This non-profit professional association is the largest affiliate of the American Correctional Association. and is on the Ohio Correctional and Court Services Association board. She is also a board member of the National Association for Adults with Learning Needs.
Correctional Education Services--Juvenile (2 positions)
Rhode Island Rhode Island, island, United States
Rhode Island, island, 15 mi (24 km) long and 5 mi (8 km) wide, S R.I., at the entrance to Narragansett Bay. It is the largest island in the state, with steep cliffs and excellent beaches. Training School
Since 1989, Arlene Chorney has been employed by the Rhode Island Department of Children, Youth and Families (DCYF DCYF Department of Children Youth and Their Families ) in the education department of the Rhode Island Training School. Beginning as a reading specialist, she became an assistant principal and then principal in 1995. During her tenure, she was a member of the Upsilon up·si·lon or yp·si·lon
Symbol The 20th letter of the Greek alphabet. Class of Leadership Rhode Island and served on the DCYF Executive Committee. Her facility is recognized as a Title I model Juvenile correctional school and has received full approval from the Rhode Island Department of Education and accreditation from the Correctional Education Association (CEA CEA carcinoembryonic antigen.
CEA (Carcinoembryonic antigen) ). Currently, she is on the Expert Panel of The National Evaluation and Technical Assistance Center for the Education of Children and Youth Who are Neglected, Delinquent or At-Risk (NDTAC). Chorney is the immediate past president of the Council of State Directors for CEA and an auditor for its educational standards process. Her past awards have included the Edward Reilly Memorial Board Award for leadership and service to CEA (2001) and the Outstanding Leadership as an Administrator Award from the Rhode Island Parent Information network (1999) is a certified reading specialist, principal and superintendent. In 1991, she earned a doctorate degree in higher professional administration from the University of Connecticut The University of Connecticut is the State of Connecticut's land-grant university. It was founded in 1881 and serves more than 27,000 students on its six campuses, including more than 9,000 graduate students in multiple programs.
UConn's main campus is in Storrs, Connecticut. .
Tom O'Rourke Tom O'Rourke (born May 13 1856 in Boston) was a boxing manager in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
O'Rourke boxed in his youth, but his primary talent was rowing.
Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice
Tom O'Rourke, Ed.D., previously served as a classroom teacher, school principal and associate superintendent for instruction in DeKalb County DeKalb County stands for the following Counties in the United States of America:
Morehead State University was originally founded as a private teacher's college in 1887, The Morehead Normal School. It is said to have been comprised of 13 buildings with a layout in the shape of a crescent moon for some period prior to 1922. in Kentucky and holds graduate degrees from Xavier University in Cincinnati, the University of Georgia Organization
The President of the University of Georgia (as of 2007, Michael F. Adams) is the head administrator and is appointed and overseen by the Georgia Board of Regents. and Atlanta University. He has served in a leadership capacity with the Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) is a regional educational accreditation agency for over 13,000 public and private educational institutions ranging from preschool to college level in the southern United States. . He has guided the Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice education program to full compliance with the U.S. Department of Justice Memorandum of Agreement. All schools in the system are now accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. O'Rourke counts his work in the DJJ--enabling troubled youths to become productive citizens--as his most rewarding experience as an educator. "Their future is in our hands."
John Stewart John Stewart may be:
Alabama Department of Youth Services School District
John Stewart, Ed.D., serves as superintendent for the Alabama Department of Youth Services (DYS dys Days
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DYS Division of Youth Services
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DYS District Youth Secretary ) School District. He holds teacher certification in the areas of administration, special education (L.D. and E.D.), political science and history. Stewart has served as the director of Correctional Education Association (CEA) Region VIII, an ACA Delegate Assembly member, and chair of the ACA Academic/Vocational Education and Training Committee. He is a qualified auditor with ACA, CEA and other educational organizations. The DYS School District was recently awarded accreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) and CEA. In addition, he has served as a member of the special education verification team for juvenile justice programs in California and the advisory committee for the Alabama Unified Prevention System. Stewart currently serves on the CEA Executive Board and the CEA Standards Commission as a representative from the Council of Directors of Correctional Education.
Superintendent of Schools
North Carolina North Carolina, state in the SE United States. It is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean (E), South Carolina and Georgia (S), Tennessee (W), and Virginia (N). Facts and Figures
Area, 52,586 sq mi (136,198 sq km). Pop. Department of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
Jane Young, Ph.D., has been the superintendent of schools for the North Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (DJJDP DJJDP Department of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention ) since 2000. Prior to her appointment in the DJJDP, she was director of education for the Division of Prisons in the North Carolina Department of Correction. During her tenure as superintendent, Young has focused on improving services to incarcerated incarcerated /in·car·cer·at·ed/ (in-kahr´ser-at?ed) imprisoned; constricted; subjected to incarceration.
Confined or trapped, as a hernia. juveniles by providing teachers with extensive training, recruiting talented new teachers and expanding the accountability of juvenile justice education programs to the public. Other components of her vision for improved educational services include a focus on students with special learning needs and strengthening the connection between students and their local schools. Under her leadership, the state legislature A state legislature may refer to a legislative branch or body of a political subdivision in a federal system.
The following legislatures exist in the following political subdivisions:
Detention--Adult (2 positions)
Chief of Staff
Westchester County Department of Correction
Anthony Czarnecki is a criminal justice leader with a long-standing commitment to the work of professional organizations. He is a past president of the New York State Probation Officers Association and the Middle Atlantic States Correctional Association, a regional affiliate of ACA. During his career, Czarnecki has specialized in correctional officer recruitment, selection and training. His agency holds 1,500 pretrial and sentenced prisoners and employs 900 sworn and civilian staff. A graduate of Iona College, Czarnecki earned a master's degree from the John Jay College of Criminal Justice John Jay College of Criminal Justice: see New York, City University of. and a master's degree in public administration from Pace University. Certified as a trainer by the Municipal Police Training Council of New York State, he teaches in both correctional academy and academic settings. Czarnecki is currently chair of ACA's Professional Ethics professional ethics,
n the rules governing the conduct, transactions, and relationships within a profession and among its publics.
professional ethics liability,
n 1. Committee.
E. Keith Neely
Broward Sheriff's Office The Broward County Sheriff's Office, commonly known by the acronym BSO, is a public safety organization responsible for law enforcement and fire rescue duties within Broward County, Florida.
Department of Detention
Broward County, Fla.
Since 1987, Keith Neely has worked for the Broward Sheriff's Office in several areas, including the mental health, booking, classification and transportation units. He has served as an investigator and supervisor in Internal Affairs. Neely holds a bachelor's degree in public administration from Barry University and is a graduate of the 2001 Executive Leadership Program, the 2004 Florida Criminal Justice Executive Institute and the 2005 Southern Police Institute. He is also a certified jail manager through the America Jail Association. Neely is currently assigned to the Department of Detention administration, overseeing the Compliance Unit. He is responsible for the department's policies, accreditation, event reports, and medical and accountability programs. Neely plans to use his experience in accreditation and polices to have an impact on the future development of polices for ACA as a member of the Delegate Assembly.
Assistant Administrator/Security Davidson County Sheriff's Office
Marsha Travis began her career with the Davidson County Sheriff's Office (DCSO DCSO Defense Communications System Organization
DCSO Defense Commercial Systems Office ) in 1988 and currently serves as assistant administrator for DCSO's female facility. She has extensive experience in program management and facilitation of support functions in the Davidson County jails. Additionally, she assists as an adjunct instructor for the local correctional training academy. With much work completed toward a master's degree in criminal justice, Travis has also furthered her education through leadership and management courses offered by the National Institute of Corrections. She is recognized by the American Jail Association as a certified jail manager and also holds ACA's designation of certified corrections manager. Travis serves as an ACA auditor and is a member of the Correctional Accreditation Managers' Association.
Dallas County, Texas Dallas County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas within the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metropolitan area (colloquially referred to as the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex). As of the 2000 U.S. Census, the county had a population of 2.
Lupe Valdez was elected Sheriff of Dallas County on Nov. 4, 2004. She has been in law enforcement for more than 30 years, at both the federal and state levels. Valdez earned a Master of Arts degree in criminology and criminal justice and a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration. She is a retired senior special agent for Homeland Security and served as a captain in the U.S. National Guard and the Army Reserves. Valdez has been extensively involved with civic and community organization. including the North Texas Police Chief's Association, the North Texas Crime Commission, the Texas Sheriff's Association, the Texas Jail Association, the National Sheriff's Association and Big Brother/Big Sister programs. Since taking office, Valdez has been featured in several books and received awards and accolades from nonprofit and community service agencies for her volunteer and civic involvement.
Detention--Juvenile (2 positions)
Richard L. Bean
Richard L, Bean Juvenile Services Center
Richard L. Bean has been an employee of the Knox County Government since 1962, starting in the Domestic Relations Court domestic relations court
In certain U.S. states, a court with jurisdiction over family disputes, especially those involving the custody, support, and welfare of children.
Noun 1. . In 1965, he went to work for the Knox County Juvenile Court, and in 1972, he became the superintendent of the East Tennessee Regional Juvenile Service Center. On Dec. 7, 2001, the Knox County Commission renamed the facility in his honor--the Richard L. Bean Juvenile Services Center. He continues to serve there in the position of superintendent. Bean is retired from the U.S. Naval Reserves, with 36 years of service. He served on the ACA Children's Initiatives Committee from 2000 to 2002 and is currently on the Board of Trustees board of trustees Politics The posse of thugs who oversee an institution's administration. See Board of directors. for the Tennessee Juvenile Court Services Association. Bean will bring his 36 years of experience in the area of juvenile detention to the Delegate Assembly.
Samaritan Shelters Inc.
Since 1979, Claudia Engelhardt has held the position of executive director of Samaritan Shelters, a regional nonsecure detention program admitting status offenders and juvenile delinquents. She received a bachelor's degree in sociology and a master's degree in political science from the College of St. Rose. She is currently serving as the legislative chair of the Juvenile Detention Association of New York State and has also served as vice president and president. Engelhardt is an active member of the Corrections and Youth Services Association (CAYSA CAYSA Capitol Area Youth Soccer Association
CAYSA Capital Area Youth Symphony Association (Olympia, Washington)
CAYSA Corrections & Youth Services Association
CAYSA Central Area Youth Soccer Association ) and has served on the Region III planning group since 1997. She is also a member of the North American Association of Wardens and Superintendents and the Northeast Juvenile Detention Coalition. Engelhardt received the Anthony J. Cuccurullo Memorial Award for excellence in juvenile justice and was named Outstanding Non-secure Detention Worker of the Year by the Juvenile Detention Association of New York State.
Glen E. McKenzie Jr.
Glen E.Mckenzie McKenzie Jr. retired from the Texas state government in 2003 after more than 25 years of dedicated service to: the Texas Youth Commission as an ACA statewide accreditation manager/ program administrator assisting in the supervision of juvenile correctional facilities; the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation mental retardation, below average level of intellectual functioning, usually defined by an IQ of below 70 to 75, combined with limitations in the skills necessary for daily living. as director of QA/standards compliance, a social worker/case worker and a research assistant/program analyst; the Texas Adult Probation Commission as a management auditor; and the Drug Abuse Prevention Department/Texas Department of Community affairs as a treatment monitor. Since then, he has provided correctional consultation to MGT MGT Management
MGT Multi-Gigabit Transceiver
MGT Master Guide Table
MGT Midwestern Gas Transmission (gas pipeline company)
MGT Measured Gas Temperature
MGT Mobile Global Title
MGT Marine Gas Turbine
MGT Mobile Ground Terminal of America, Eckerd Youth Alternatives Inc., Foremost Forensics See computer forensics. and the McCrossan Boys Ranch. McKenzie was previously elected to the ACA Delegate Assembly and served as vice chair of the ACA Juvenile Corrections Committee. He also served as a member of the ACA Standards Subcommittee to revise the performance-based juvenile correctional facilities standards. In addition, he serves as a manuscript reviewer for Corrections Today magazine. McKenzie obtained a master's degree in research from Texas State University in 1980 and a bachelor's degree in psychology in 1974. He has also completed graduate course work in criminal justice.
Division of Institutions
Ohio Department of Youth Services
Andrea Morbitzer was appointed deputy director of institutions for the Ohio Department of Youth Services (ODYS) in October 2005. She has served ODYS in several capacities, from assistant chief inspector to correctional facility superintendent, and on agency committees that have activated a residential treatment facility and a gender-specific workgroup with the Ohio Office of Criminal Justice Services. From 2001 to 2005, Morbitzer was deputy director of detention services/superintendent of the Franklin County Juvenile Detention Facility. She has led juvenile detention and juvenile correctional facilities in ACA accreditation and reaccreditation re·ac·cred·i·ta·tion
1. The process of reviewing the accreditation of an institution.
2. Renewal of accreditation status. , implementation of unit management, increasing awareness of and responsivity to conditions of confinement, and improvement of due process in holding youths accountable for their actions. Morbitzer received her degree in public administration from the University of Scranton The University of Scranton is a private, co-educational Jesuit university, located in Scranton, Pennsylvania, in the northeast region of the state. The school was founded in 1888 by Most Rev. William O'Hara, the first Bishop of Scranton, as St. Thomas College. in Pennsylvania. She brings a unique perspective to the Delegate Assembly with more than 20 years of experience in both juvenile detention and juvenile correctional facilities.
Institutions--Adult (2 positions)
New York State Department of Correctional Services
Dennis Breslin began his career with the New York State Department of Correctional Services in 1972. He has served as a teacher, counselor, deputy superintendent and superintendent. He has also worked in male and female minimum-, medium-and maximum-security facilities. Breslin worked 12 years in work release facilities, where the emphasis was on employment and family issues. He is currently the superintendent of a medium-security, 975-bed male facility. Breslin holds a bachelor's degree from Marist College and a master's degree from the City University of New York The City University of New York (CUNY; acronym: IPA pronunciation: [kjuni]), is the public university system of New York City. . He teaches in the Criminal Justice Program of St. John's University. Breslin has always recognized the importance of educational programs in the reentry process. He has also been involved in the implementation of HrV/AlDS programs for inmates. Breslin has been an ACA member since 1985 and served as an accreditation manager. He is also a member of the North American Association of Wardens and Superintendents and the Corrections and Youth Services Association of New York State.
Human Resources Manager
South Carolina South Carolina, state of the SE United States. It is bordered by North Carolina (N), the Atlantic Ocean (SE), and Georgia (SW). Facts and Figures
Area, 31,055 sq mi (80,432 sq km). Pop. (2000) 4,012,012, a 15. Department of Corrections
Since 1997, Clayton Catoe has worked for the South Carolina Department of Corrections as a human resources manager. Catoe received a Bachelor of Arts in education Arts in Education is an expanding field of educational research and practice informed by investigations into learning through arts experiences. It is distinguished from art education by being not so much about teaching art, but focused on:
SCCA Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
SCCA Squamous Cell Carcinoma
SCCA Southern California Cricket Association
SCCA Southern California Contractors Association
SCCA Sonoma County Conservation Action ) 2003 Executive Committee Award and selected as Institutional Supervisor of the Year for 1997 and 2007. Catoe is a current member of the Correctional Peace Officers Foundation, the North American Association of Wardens and Superintendents, the South Carolina Jail Administrators Association, the Southern States Correctional Association, and SCCA. Catoe is the current past president of SCCA and has served ACA in numerous capacities, including on the Delegate Assembly and as a member of the Membership Committee, the Dual Chapter Committee, the Staff Safety Committee and the Special Election Subcommittee. Catoe plans to use his institutional experience, as well as his vast committee experience, to help develop programs and policies for ACA's members while serving the Delegate Assembly representing adult institutions.
Kathleen S. Green
Eastern Correctional Institution
Since 1974, Kathleen S. Green has worked for the Maryland Division of Correction in several positions, including classification counselor, case management supervisor, facility administrator, assistant warden and DOC headquarters special liaison. She is currently warden of Eastern Correctional Institution, Maryland's largest correctional facility, which comprises medium, minimum and prerelease pre·re·lease
Something released before an official or scheduled date.
Of or relating to an interval preceding an official or scheduled release: custody levels. She received a bachelor's degree in criminology from the University of Maryland University of Maryland can refer to:
UB recently opened a brand new student center as well as changing the colors to blue and green, and the "UB" logo. , the Maryland Police and Training Commission, and Washington College in Chestertown, Md., includes civil liability, administrator's training, hostage negotiations, managing for results, team building, cognitive restructuring Cognitive restructuring
The process of replacing maladaptive thought patterns with constructive thoughts and beliefs.
Mentioned in: Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
n , leadership development, leadership challenge, addictions and managing difficult employees. She is a member of ACA, the Maryland Criminal Justice Association and the Association of Women Executives in Corrections.
Fluvanna Correctional Center for Women
Barbara Wheeler has been warden senior at Fluvanna Correctional Center for Women since March 25, 2004, She began her career with the Virginia Department of Corrections in 1986 as an officers services assistant and by 1998, reached the level of assistant warden of operations at Buckingham Correctional Center Buckingham Correctional Center is a state prison located on 968 acres (3.9 km²) outside the town of Dillwyn in Buckingham County, Virginia, USA. . Wheeler is the current secretary of the Virginia Correction Association (VCA), a dual-membership. chapter of ACA. She has been as active board member of VCA since 1996 and has served as its conference chair for the last four years. She is also a member of the Association of Women Executives in Corrections Wheeler resided in Florida prior to her move to Virginia in 1986. She worked as an assistant manager for a national tax preparation firm and several years as a middle school and high school teacher. wheeler was born, raised and educated in New Jersey. she received a Bachelor of Arts from Georgian Court College in New Jersey and a Master of Education from the University of Florida University of Florida is the third-largest university in the United States, with 50,912 students (as of Fall 2006) and has the eighth-largest budget (nearly $1.9 billion per year). UF is home to 16 colleges and more than 150 research centers and institutes. .
Institutions--Juvenile (2 positions)
Joe T. Childs
Texas Youth Commission
Since May 1988, Joe T. Childs has worked with male and female problem youths. He started as a line staff employee in a 255-bed male institution, followed by promotions to dorm manager and casework case·work
Social work devoted to the needs of individual clients or cases.
casework manager. He subsequently moved into specific treatment needs as a sex offender therapist for males and was promoted to facility program manager for a 112-bed female institution. He continues in those responsibilities, working specifically with young female offenders. Childs earned a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from Angelo State University History
The history of the university can be traced to 1928 when San Angelo College was established, following a municipal election held in 1926. Organized as part of the city school system, the two-year college for many years occupied a site on North Oakes Street near the . He has been an ACA juvenile auditor since 2001 and has assisted the Texas Youth Commission (TYC TYC Texas Youth Commission
TYC Torneos Y Competencias (Argentina)
TYC To Your Credit
TYC Toronto Youth Cabinet (youth members of the Toronto City Council)
TYC Teconnaught Youth Club (Ireland) ) in audit preparations since 2000. Childs helped author agency policy relating to ACA and female offender needs. He also served on Numerous statewide committees regarding ACA. This is his first foray into national ACA issues. He embraces volunteerism in a wide array of areas within TYC., the community and his church. This is one of Childs' strong points and one he understands will be important as a member of the Delegate Assembly
Catherine (Cathy) Fontenot
Louisiana Office of Youth Development
Cathy Fontenot began her career with the Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections shortly after graduating with a Bachelor of Science in criminal justice. In 1992, Fontenot was assigned to the ACA office, and throughout her 16-year career, from a medium-security to a maximum-security adult prison then to juvenile corrections, the one constant has been ACA. She has been an ACA auditor, regional director of the Correctional Accreditation Managers' Association, and a member of the North American Association of Wardens and Superintendents. Fontenot has worked on conference/workshop planning and has been named to several committees. She has spoken, been interviewed and published works on a variety of criminal justice and ACA-related topics. Her passion and thirst for gaining knowledge led her to obtain ACA's certified correctional executive credential as well as a Master of Science in criminology. In 2006, Fontenot became the youngest director of a juvenile secure care facility in the state of Louisiana CODE, OF LOUISIANA. In 1822, Peter Derbigny, Edward Livingston, and Moreau Lislet, were selected by the legislature to revise and amend the civil code, and to add to it such laws still in force as were not included therein. . As a member of the Delegate Assembly, Fontenot will contribute her best in an effort to demonstrate dedication and respect for those who seek to excel through accreditation.
Carla J. Leveque
Western South Dakota Juvenile Services Center
Since January 1999, Carla J. Leveque has worked as commander of the Western South Dakota Juvenile Services Center, a 100-bed, seven-county compact detention facility that incorporates secure detention, staff-secure detention and a home detention program. She is responsible for developing, implementing and revising policies and procedures Policies and Procedures are a set of documents that describe an organization's policies for operation and the procedures necessary to fulfill the policies. They are often initiated because of some external requirement, such as environmental compliance or other governmental for all aspects of operations, as well as managing budgets related to operations. She ensures that all personnel and volunteers are trained, and she reports to the Pennington country Sheriff and the Western South Dakota Juvenile Services Compact Board. In 1999, Leveque was responsible for obtaining initial ACA accreditation, and she currently oversees the ACA accreditation manager. She began working at the center as assistant administrator in June 1996. Prior to coming to the center, Leveque served as a parole agent, a child care worker at a juvenile facility, and a deputy sheriff in Jerauld County, S.D. She holds a Bachelor of Science in criminal justice from the University of South Dakota Nomenclature
Deputy Director for Administration
Alabama Department of Youth Services
Allen Peaton began his career with the Alabama Department of Youth Services in 1975. He has worked in the areas of staff development and training, licensing and standards, and finance. For the past four years, he has served as deputy director for administration. Peaton has been a member of ACA for 25 years and currently serves on the ACA Juvenile Corrections Committee. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Alabama The University of Alabama (also known as Alabama, UA or colloquially as 'Bama) is a public coeducational university located in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA. Founded in 1831, UA is the flagship campus of the University of Alabama System. and a Master of Public Administration from Auburn University. He became a certified corrections professional in 2005. If elected to the Delegate Assembly, Peaton is committed to being a strong voice for juvenile corrections within ACA.
Institutional Line operating Personnel--Adult (2 positions)
Iowa Department of Corrections
Tony Fountain has worked for the Iowa Department of Corrections since 1994. He started at the maximum-security unit before coming on board with the relatively new clinical care unit in Fort Madison that deals with adult offenders with special needs. Most recently, Fountain was promoted to correctional supervisor for the Mt. Pleasant Correctional Facility. He has attended numerous in-service classes dealing with the mentally ill, effects of medications and anti-social behavior personalities. Fountain has served as a member of the Iowa Department of Corrections Employee Recognition Committee and as a board member of the American Federation of State, Country and Municipal Employees and the Iowa Corrections Association. He has not missed any ACA Delegate Assembly meetings since being elected in 2006.
Intelligence Unit Coordinator
Arlington County Sheriff's Office
Ken Newhouse joined the Arlington County Sheriff's Office in 2002 after working several years at the U.S. Department of State as a dignitary protection officer. He also served eight years in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve from 1996 to 2004. As a member of the Sheriff's Office, Newhouse has worked all aspects of the Arlington County Detention Facility. He is currently a member of the Sheriff's Office Emergency Response Team and trains staff on the use of force and defensive tactics. Newhouse is a founding member and supervisor of the Sheriff's Office Intelligence Unit, tasked with identifying, interviewing and validating suspected gang members or anyone who may pose a threat to the security of the detention facility or courthouse. Newhouse teaches in-service training at the Northern Virginia Criminal Justice Academy. He also teaches gang conferences for local, state and federal agencies, including an ACA-sponsored seminar in 2006. Newhouse plans to actively participate in the development of programs and policies for ACA as a member of the Delegate Assembly.
T. Francis Rabideau
New York State Department of Correctional Services
T.F. Rabideau has served in both male and female maximum-security facilities as well as in both medium-and minimum-security camps for more than 24 years. He has experience in many areas of facility operations and has been an in-service training officer for eight years. In his current position on the Executive Board as the media coordinator for ACA/CAYSA, he edits the CAYSA Chronicles newsletter and the NY CAYSA Web site. Rabideau has attended ACA's summer and winter conferences for years. Having been nominated to serve on the Delegate Assembly representing adult institutional line operating personnel, Rabideau has expressed his earnest desire to work with others across the country to further a shared interest in training excellence and to positively impact corrections policy at every level of local, state and federal jurisdictions.
Stanley M. Walden
Arthur Kill Correctional Facility Arthur Kill Correctional Facility is a medium security correctional facility opened in 1976 operated by the New York State Department of Correctional Services. Arthur Kill is located in New York City in the Borough of Staten Island.
New York State Department of Correctional Services
Since 1982, Stanley M. Walden has served the New York State Department of Correctional Services as a correction officer in Green Haven.., Sing Sing and Arthur Kill correctional facilities. He has been the diversity management chairperson since 1996 and has been involved with the Employee Assistance Program for more than 20 years, assisting the EAP (Extensible Authentication Protocol) A protocol that acts as a framework and transport for other authentication protocols. EAP uses its own start and end messages, but then carries any number of third-party messages between the client (supplicant) and access control coordinator. Walden has been a member of ACA and the Corrections and Youth Services Association (CAYSA) since 2005 and is currently serving as CAYSA vice president.., Region V, for New York state. He is looking forward to becoming more involved with ACA and helping fellow officers and employees become more aware of the vital role ACA plays in corrections throughout the entire country, as well as serving the needs of the region.
Institutional Line Operating Personnel--Juvenile (2 positions)
Wilder Youth Development Center
Roger Chute, M.Ed., has been employed in the juvenile justice system since 1977. He has provided direct services to juveniles as a counselor 1, counselor 2, counselor 3, and classification coordinator. Currently, he serves as team coordinator, a line operating position in a juvenile institution. Chute has experience with indirect service positions in the institutional setting, including assistant principal, training coordinator and accreditation manager. During his 28 years of service, he has actively participated in numerous departmental policy development projects. Chute has a bachelor's degree in social science and a master's degree in education with a concentration in guidance and personnel services, as well as additional graduate hours in criminal justice. He is an active member of ACA, serving as an auditor for the Commission on Accreditation for Corrections. He also serves on ACA's Resolutions and Policy Development and Juvenile Corrections committees. He has previously served as an elected member of the Delegate Assembly.
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Al Price State Juvenile Correctional Facility
Texas Youth Commission
Cheryl Doyle has worked for the Texas Youth Commission for 12 years as a chemical dependency chemical dependency
A physical and psychological habituation to a mood- or mind-altering drug, such as alcohol or cocaine.
chemical dependency program specialist II. Doyle received a Master of Arts in counseling and guidance from Prairie View A & &M University in Texas. She is a member of ACA and has served for six years as a board member for the South East Texas Regional Planning Commission The South East Texas Regional Planning Commission (SETRPC) is a voluntary association of cities, counties and special districts in Southeast Texas.
Based in Beaumont, the South East Texas Regional Planning Commission is a member of the Texas Association of Regional Councils. for Substance Abuse Services and for five years as an Advisory Council member of for Lamar University Substance Abuse Programs. She is licensed as a social worker and chemical dependency counselor. Doyle plans to use her experience in juvenile corrections and her service on substance abuse committees to represent and actively participate in the development of specialized treatment programs and policies for ACA as a member of the Delegate Assembly.
Terry J. Martinek
Berrien County Juvenile Center
Since 1971, Terry J. Martinek has served in juvenile corrections and the adult mental health fields. He has held positions as a youth counselor (3 years), group leader (9 years), supervisor (1 year), administrator (2.5 years) and assistant director (21 years). Martinek received his Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology and sociology from Dakota Wesleyan University Dakota Wesleyan University (DWU) is a four-year university located in Mitchell, South Dakota, and is affiliated with the United Methodist Church. The student body averages slightly less than 800 students. It was founded in 1885. Alumni
Performance Accountability Specialist, Parole
Texas Youth Commission
A passionate educator, Joy Nyberg spent more than 17 years teaching children of all ages--preschool to college. She obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in education from Bemidji State University in Minnesota and has continued her education at several universities. She is certified in special education and English as a second language (ESL (1) An earlier family of client/server development tools for Windows and OS/2 from Ardent Software (formerly VMARK). It was originally developed by Easel Corporation, which was acquired by VMARK. ). Nyberg joined the Texas Youth Commission (TYC) in 2006 as the curriculum integration coordinator for the Rehabilitation Services Division and moved to the Parole Division in 2007 as a performance accountability specialist. In her current position, Nyberg provides training, consultation and technical support to parole administrators, parole officers and administrative support staff. She also assists in designing and generating reports that provide documentation of the measurable objectives of TYC. If elected, her energy, expertise and background will assist her in bringing a fresh outlook to the position of ACA delegate for juvenile institutional line operating personnel.
Institutions of Higher Learning (4 positions)
Calvin R. Edwards
Associate Professor and Department Chair
Justice, Law and Public Safety Studies
Calvin R. Edwards, DPA DPA - Data Protection Act has worked in corrections since 1974 when he began his career with the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) as a case manger at the U.S. Penitentiary penitentiary: see prison. , Leavenworth, Kan. He served in numerous roles in the BOP, including warden, regional director and assistant director. He later served as executive deputy director and interim director of the District of Columbia District of Columbia, federal district (2000 pop. 572,059, a 5.7% decrease in population since the 1990 census), 69 sq mi (179 sq km), on the east bank of the Potomac River, coextensive with the city of Washington, D.C. (the capital of the United States). Department of Corrections. He has been teaching in higher education for the past seven years. Edwards received a Bachelor of Arts in sociology from Elmhurst College in Illinois, a Master of Social Work from Washington University in St. Louis “Washington University” redirects here. For other uses, see Washington (disambiguation).
Washington University in St. Louis is a private, coeducational, research university located in St. Louis, Missouri. , and a Master of Public Administration and a Doctor of Public Administration from the University of Southern California The U.S. News & World Report ranked USC 27th among all universities in the United States in its 2008 ranking of "America's Best Colleges", also designating it as one of the "most selective universities" for admitting 8,634 of the almost 34,000 who applied for freshman admission . He has served on the ACA Professional Education Council, the Work Force/HR Committee and the Work Force Advisory Council. Edwards plans to use his experience in corrections and academia to contribute to program and policy development for ACA as a member of the Delegate Assembly.
Professor of Justice Administration
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Price Foster, Ph.D., has been a criminologist for more than 40 years. During his career, he has served as director of the Office of Criminal Justice Education and Training and director of the National Institute for Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, both with the U.S. Department of Justice. In 1981, Foster moved to Louisville to serve first as dean of the School of Justice Administration and then as dean of the College of Urban and Public Affairs at the University of Louisville. Since 1992, Foster has been a full-time professor of justice administration. He recently completed two major jail studies in Kentucky--the first concerning incentives for jails to improve programs for state inmates and the second concerning a statewide strategy for managing Kentucky's jails. Foster holds a doctorate degree in criminology from Florida State University Florida State University, at Tallahassee; coeducational; chartered 1851, opened 1857. Present name was adopted in 1947. Special research facilities include those in nuclear science and oceanography. . Foster looks forward to this possible opportunity to serve ACA as a member of the Delegate Assembly.
University of Arkansas at Little Rock Established as Little Rock Junior College by the Little Rock School District in 1927, it became a private four-year institution, called Little Rock University, in 1957. It returned to public status in 1969 when it was merged into the University of Arkansas System under its present name.
Since 1994, Lisa Hutchinson has worked in various positions in the juvenile justice system, including delinquency prevention, probation and corrections. She has worked in academia for the last six years. Hutchinson received a Bachelor of Science in social/rehabilitative services and a Master of Science in criminal justice with a juvenile justice emphasis from the University of Southern Mississippi. She earned a doctorate degree in urban affairs from the University of New Orleans History
UNO was founded in 1958 as the New Orleans branch of Louisiana State University, originally as "Louisiana State University in New Orleans" or "LSUNO", but became more independent and changed the name to "University of New Orleans" in 1974. . Hutchinson currently serves as secretary of the Juvenile Justice Section of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences The Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS) was founded in 1963 to foster professionalism in the criminal justice system by advancing the quality of education and research programs in the field. ; is a founding member of the National Association for Children of Incarcerated Parents; and has served on the board of several nonprofit agencies. Hutchinson is an active member of the ACA Student Affairs Committee, serving as chair for the Student Poster Session. She plans to use her various academic, practitioner and committee experiences to actively participate in the development of programs and policies as a member of the Delegate Assembly.
Carol Rapp Zimmermann
Michigan State University
Carol Rapp-Zimmermann, Ph.D., received a doctorate degree in criminal justice at Michigan State University, where she works as an assistant professor. Policy implementation, risk and juvenile issues top her research agenda. She has been awarded the Excellence in Teaching Citation from the university. Before pursuing a doctorate degree. Rapp-Zimmermann served as assistant director of the Ohio Department of Youth Services for more than a decade. She is the architect of RECLAIM Ohio, a youth diversion initiative that was honored for innovation in state government by the Kennedy School at Harvard. Rapp-Zimmermann holds a master's degree from The Ohio State University and an undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan (body, education) University of Michigan - A large cosmopolitan university in the Midwest USA. Over 50000 students are enrolled at the University of Michigan's three campuses. The students come from 50 states and over 100 foreign countries. . ACA and the Delegate Assembly provide her with an opportunity to enhance the level of communication and respect between professionals and academics in addressing the critical issues facing corrections in the 21st century.
Frances P. Reddington
Professor of Criminal Justice
Central Missouri State University Missouri State University is a state university located in Springfield, Missouri. It is the state's second largest university in student enrollment, second only to the University of Missouri. From 1972 to 2005, Missouri State was known as Southwest Missouri State University.
Frances P. Reddington was employed as a juvenile probation officer from 1980 through 1986. In 1992, she received her doctorate degree in criminal justice from Sam Houston State University in Texas and was employed in the Criminal Justice Department at Central Missouri State University. She has been a member of ACA since 1995 and has been the faculty advisor to the first student chapter of ACA since 1996. She is currently on the board of directors for the Missouri Correctional Association and has served as the chair of ACA's Student Affairs Committee since 2002.
Melvina T. Sumter
Department of Sociology Noun 1. department of sociology - the academic department responsible for teaching and research in sociology
academic department - a division of a school that is responsible for a given subject and Criminal Justice
Old Dominion University
Melvina T. Sumter, Ph.D., received a Bachelor of Arts in political science and a Master of Arts in criminal justice from the University of South Carolina and a doctorate degree from Florida State University's School of Criminology and Criminal Justice. Her current research focus involves studies of religion and crime. Sumter examines strategies to make field experience pedagogically ped·a·gog·ic also ped·a·gog·i·cal
1. Of, relating to, or characteristic of pedagogy.
2. Characterized by pedantic formality: a haughty, pedagogic manner. successful in criminal justice and studies key issues relevant to the role of women and minority workers in the field of corrections. Sumter's research articles have recently appeared in Criminology and Public Policy, Justice Quarterly, the Journal of Criminal Justice Education, College Student Journal, and the Journal of Health and Human Services Noun 1. Health and Human Services - the United States federal department that administers all federal programs dealing with health and welfare; created in 1979
Department of Health and Human Services, HHS Administration. Sumter also has a background in correctional operations and administration experience. She is a former correctional programs administrator, assistant program director, classification supervisor and caseworker, and correctional officer. A member of ACA since 1989, Sumter is currently chair of the Professional Education Council and serves on the Research Council. She plans to use her practical, academic and research experience to assist in the development of programs and policies for ACA as a member of the Delegate Assembly.
Professor of Justice Administration
University of Louisville
Richard Tewksbury currently serves as professor of justice administration at the University of Louisville and research director for the National Prison Rape Elimination Commission. He is actively engaged in teaching and research concerning correctional culture, staff job satisfaction, sex offender registration This article requires authentication or verification by an expert.
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Barbara H. Zaitzow
Professor of Criminal Justice
Appalachian State University History
Appalachian State University began in the summer of 1899 when a group of citizens of Watauga County, NC, under the leadership of D.D. Dougherty and B.B. Dougherty, began a movement to establish a good school in Boone, NC. Land was donated by D.B.
Barbara H. Zaitzow conducts a variety of research projects in men's and women's prisons and has been involved in state and national advocacy work for prisoners and organizations seeking alternatives to imprisonment Alternatives to imprisonment might be understood on several levels:
One way to sketch the range of alternatives people have developed for responding to violence is to divide it by shorter-term and longer-term strategies. . Zaitzow has served on various editorial boards for nationally recognized journals, and she has had published a co-edited book, articles and book chapters on a variety of prison-related topics, including HIV/AIDS HIV/AIDS Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome and other treatment needs of female prisoners and the impact of prison culture on the "doing time" experiences of inmates and correctional staff. A member of ACA since 1985, Zaitzow has provided her expertise as a guest speaker for the Correctional Accreditation Managers' Association, the North Carolina Regional Meeting of ACA, the North Carolina Unit Management Training, and in various speaking capacities for ACA workshops. She currently serves as an elected Delegate Assembly member representing institutions of higher learning. She is also a member of the Student Affairs and the Council on Professional Education committees and is faculty-advisor for the student chapter of ACA at her university.
Private Community-Based Correctional Organizations (4 positions)
Correctional Services Secretary
The Salvation Army
Since 1985, Dale Hale has been involved in corrections, and three words describe his passion for the field: education, experience and endurance. He has been an active member of ACA since 1986, serving on the Membership and Parole committees, as well as the Restorative Justice and Victims Committee, which he currently chairs. Hale is a past president of the American Protestant Correctional Chaplains Association and is the current first vice president of the American Correctional Chaplains Association. He has been a Salvation Army officer for 36 years. For 10 years, he served as the correctional services secretary for the Wisconsin Division of The Salvation Army. From 2002 to 2005, he was on The Salvation Army's National Planning Corrections Committee, and from 2001 to 2004, he was trustee for the Michigan Corrections Association. Since 2004, he has been a member of the North Dakota State Reentry Committee. Hale holds a bachelor's degree in history and master's degrees in criminology (Indiana State University Indiana State University, main campus at Terre Haute; coeducational; est. 1865 as a normal school, became Indiana State Teachers College in 1929, gained university status in 1965. There is also a campus at Evansville (opened 1965). ) and counseling (Grand Rapids Baptist Seminary).
Daniel L. Lombardo
Volunteers of America Volunteers of America, national nondenominational organization providing a wide variety of human services as part of a Christian ministry of service. Founded (1896) by Ballington and Maud Booth (see Booth, family) after their withdrawal from the Salvation Army, the Delaware Valley Inc,
Daniel L. Lombardo is the president/CEO of Volunteers of America Delaware Valley Inc. (VOADV VOADV Volunteers of America Delaware Valley ), one of 38 agencies comprising Volunteers of America. VOADV provides services to offenders in transition, people who are homeless, individuals with chronic mental illness and other special populations in southeastern Pennsylvania, central and southern New Jersey, and Delaware. Lombardo also has served as the regional vice president of the International Community Corrections Association (ICCA (Independent Computer Consultants Association, St. Louis, MO, www.icca.org) A membership organization of independent consultants in the information technology field. It is devoted to helping members improve their professional services capabilities. ) and was co-chair for the first ICCA. "What Works in Community Corrections" conference. He received a gubernatorial appointment to the New Jersey Sentencing Policy Commission and was appointed by the mayor of Philadelphia to the Mayor's Task Force on Management and Productivity to review the city's Office of Human Development. Lombardo was chosen by the governor of New Jersey to serve as a member of the Family Development Advisory Board and the Parole Advisory Board, which he now chairs. He is a member of the board of directors of the International Corrections and Prisons Association The International Corrections and Prisons Association (ICPA) is a not-for-profit association for criminal justice professionals to join in a dialogue and to share ideas and practices aimed at advancing professional corrections. and an alumnus ALUMNUS, civil law. A child which one has nursed; a foster child. Dig. 40, 2, 14. of the Leadership New Jersey program. Lombardo volunteers as a board member on several community-based organizations and has received numerous awards for his work in human services and community corrections.
Timothy J. McCormick
Facilities and Corrections Administrator
The Salvation Army
For Fort Myers, Fla.
Since 1998, Timothy J. McCormick has directed operations for two correctional programs for The Salvation Army--the Federal Bureau of Prisons Residental Residential Reentry Center and the Florida Department of Corrections Residential Substance Abuse and Treatment Program. Prior to 1998, McCormick worked for the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice in several positions, including one year as a community control officer, two years as assistant juvenile detention superintendent and four years as juvenile detention superintendent. McCormick received a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from St. Leo College. He currently serves on the council for the Lee Country Public Safety Coordinating Council. McCormick plans to use his experience in adult and juvenile residential services work to represent and actively participate in the development of programs and policies for ACA as a member of the Delegate Assembly.
Bernard A. Rochford
Executive Vice President
Administrative Services and Business Relations
Oriana House Inc.
Since 1987, Bernard A. Rochford has been the executive vice president of Oriana House Inc., which provides chemical dependency treatment and community corrections services. Rochford acts as the community liaison to outside criminal justice agencies, courts, businesses and the community. He is a licensed attorney in Ohio and is a member of the Akron Bar Association. Rochford is active in numerous criminal justice organizations and has served in many different leadership positions. He is the immediate past president of the Ohio Corrections and Court Services Association. He is also a trustee of the Akron-Summit County Public Library The Akron-Summit County Public Library system services all the suburbs of Akron, Ohio within Summit County. The main library is on South High Street in downtown Akron. Branches
There are 18 branches in Summit County:
Steven K. Runyon
Chief Operating Officer Chief Operating Officer (COO)
The officer of a firm responsible for day-to-day management, usually the president or an executive vice-president.
Volunteers of America of Indian Indiana Inc.
Since 1987, Steven K. Runyon has worked in the correctional services field and has served in a various capacities. His career began with the Indiana Department of Correction, where he held several I positions, including two years as a correctional officer in work release facilities, two years as a correctional counselor in a work release facility, two years as a training officer and two years as director of I the Correctional Training Institute. In 1995, he left the department and joined Volunteers of America of Indiana to be the director of an ACA-accredited, 180-bed work release facility and community-based services center. For the past two years, Runyon has served as the chief operating officer for the organization. In addition, he has been appointed to the Volunteers of America national steering committee for corrections and received the 1999 Volunteers of America national HOPE Award for contributions to the field of corrections. He holds a bachelor's degree in criminal justice and psychology from Ball State University and a master's degree in management from Indiana Wesleyan University In 2006, IWU was named "One of the Top Masters Universities in the Midwest" by U.S. News and World Report. It has also been named one of the "Top Ten Conservative Colleges" in the U.S. by the Young America's Foundation three years in a row. . He has been on the board of the Indiana Correctional Association and now serves as an accreditation auditor and audit chair for ACA. He was elected to the ACA Delegate Assembly in 2004.
Citizens United for Rehabilitation of Errants
Since 1990, Dianne Tramutola-Lawson has been chair of Colorado-CURE (Citizens United for Rehabilitation of Errants). She also serves as secretary of International-CURE. She received a bachelor's degree I in elementary education and a master's degree in French from the University of Denver Background and rankings
The University was founded in 1864 as Colorado Seminary by John Evans, the former Territorial Governor of Colorado, who had been appointed by US President Abraham Lincoln. . She is a past president of the Colorado Association of Community Corrections Boards and a citizen member of the Denver Community Corrections Board. In December 2007, Tramutola-Lawson was appointed by ' Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter to the Governor's Community Corrections Advisory Council. Tramutola-Lawson has served as chair of ACA's Volunteer Services Committee and is currently a member of the Delegate Assembly. She is also a member of ACA's Community Corrections Committee and Resolutions and Policy Development Advisory Committee.
Alston Wilkes Society
Since 1987, Anne Walker has been executive director of the Alston Wilkes Society. She previously worked for the society from 1972 to 1979. From 1979 to 1981, Walker was self-employed in the speaking/training field and then worked in higher education from 1981 to 1987. She received a bachelor's degree in sociology from Lander University and a master's degree in education from the University of South Carolina. She is an active member of the South Carolina probation and Parole Association and the Association for Women Executives in Corrections, a past president of the South Carolina Probation and Parole Association, and a past president of the board of directors of the International Community Corrections Association. Walker is a past appointed member of the Board of Governors of ACA and has previously served as an elected member of the Delegate Assembly. She has served as chair of ACA's Congress of Correction program, the Credentials Committee and the Community Residential Committee. She was a member of the Professional Development Committee and is currently vice chair of the Community Corrections Committee and a member of the Constitution and Bylaws The rules and regulations enacted by an association or a corporation to provide a framework for its operation and management.
Bylaws may specify the qualifications, rights, and liabilities of membership, and the powers, duties, and grounds for the dissolution of an Committee. Walker is a 2006 recipient of ACA's E.R. Cass Correctional Achievement Award.
B. Diane Williams
Since 1996, Diane Williams has served as President/CEO of the Safer Foundation. One of the nation's largest private nonprofit providers of social services, education programs, and employment training and placement exclusively targeting people with criminal records. Under contract with the Illinois Department of Corrections, Safer also manages two large adult transition centers with a total of 550 beds. Williams holds an undergraduate degree in education and a Master of Business Administration from Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management
Correctional Health (2 positions)
Senior Vice President
Physicians Network Associations
Jean Brock has worked in correctional health care for 15 years, starting as a mental health professional and then moving into management. She has worked in juvenile maximum-security, psychiatric and sex offender units, as well as in jails, prisons, community corrections and sanction facilities. Brock has done every job necessary to operate a medical unit-from writing proposals, policies and treatment guidelines to hiring, purchasing, quality improvement, and working with attorneys, administrators and officials. Brock currently oversees medical units in 23 facilities that provide health care to 17,000 individuals from every federal agency and a dozen jurisdictions. Her emphasis is on client relations, legal affairs, and contract and standards compliance. She has participated in facility accreditation in most ACA and all National Commission on Correctional Health Care categories, as well as in Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations Ambulatory Care ambulatory care
Medical care provided to outpatients.
n the health services provided on an outpatient basis to those who can visit a health care facility and return home the same day. . Brock's particular areas of interest are promotion of correctional health care careers, the increased dependence of communities on the criminal justice system to provide medical and mental health services health services Managed care The benefits covered under a health contract with limited financial participation, and the creation of realistic and usable performance standards.
Beth N. Kennedy
Director of Accreditation and Special Projects
Since 1989, Beth N. Kennedy has worked with departments of correction and detention centers in a medical management role. She began her correctional career at Georgia State Prison Georgia State Prison is the main maximum security facility in the state of Georgia. Located on Hwy 147 just outside Reidsville, Georgia, the prison houses approximately 1200-1400 inmates.
At one time, the Georgia State Prison served as a death row prison. as the director of nursing. Her career then shifted to the area of administration, and she began working within the parameters of accreditation, community-based standards and policies and procedures in the development of acceptable programs for medical models. She is a current member of the Delegate Assembly and has served on the Professional Development Committee for ACA, encouraging both detention and medical participation in program discussions. Kennedy retired last year--for a whole three months--and has since started working with Correct Health in Georgia as director of accreditation and special projects.
Terre K. Marshall
Director of Health Services
Massachusetts Department of Correction The Massachusetts Department of Correction is responsible for operating the prison system of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, USA. External links
Terre K. Marshall, MPH, began her career in corrections in 1980 during her graduate studies in public health at the University of Illinois University of Illinois may refer to:
Chief of Health Services/Medical Director
North Carolina Department of Correction
Since 19881998, Paula Y. Smith, M.D., has worked for the North Carolina Department of Correction. Origin ally hired as a contractor, she quickly developed an understanding of corrections and set as her goal the development of quality health care services for all inmates. In 1999, She was hired as the deputy medical director and became the chief of health services/medical director in March 2001. As chief of health services. Smith works closely with custody colleagues to resolve health care issues and has developed innovative ideas to help curtail skyrocketing health care costs. After receiving a Doctor of Medicine from. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is a public, coeducational, research university located in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States. Also known as The University of North Carolina, Carolina, North Carolina, or simply UNC , Smith completed her residency in family practice. She is a family physician who enjoys the administrative aspects of health care. As an active ACA member, Smith currently serves on the Health Care Committee and the Coalition for Correctional Health Authorities. As a Delegate Assembly representative, her experiences in correctional health care will help advance the future of ACA.
Mental Health (2 Positions)positions)
Deborah l.L. Bell
Naval Consolidated Brig Miramar
Dehorah L. Bell has directed correctional and mental health services for 25 years, working in correctional mental health services most of that time. She has also worked in substance abuse, family advocacy/child protective services, general behavioral health services and as senior correctional director in a military correctional; facility. A colonel in the Air Force Reserves, bell Bell is also a medical inspector on the Air Force Inspection Team to accredit hospitals/clinics. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in social work from Longwood University in Virginia and a master's degree in social work from Virginia Common wealth University. She also has completed Air Command and Staff College The Air Command and Staff College (ACSC) is located at Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery, Alabama and is the United States Air Force's intermediate professional military education (PME) school. , Air War College, and the NIC Executive Excellence Program. She is currently on the ACA Mental Health Committee; has served on the ACA Military Corrections Committee, Program Committee and Health Care Committee; and has been an ACA auditor for more than 10 years. Bell plans to use her extensive correctional leadership and mental health experience to continue to actively develop and examine special needs policies and programs in the Delegate Assembly.
DeeAnn S. Marsh
Dakota Women's Correctional Rehabilitation Center
DeeAnn S. Marsh, RN, CCN/M, received her nursing degree from Dickinson State University Dickinson State University (DSU) is a four-year public university in Dickinson, North Dakota, United States, and is a part of the North Dakota University System. It was founded in 1916 as Dickinson Normal School, and granted full university status in 1987. , North Dakota, in 1985. She has established an extensive background in all areas of nursing throughout her 23-year career. She became a correctional nurse in 2004, shortly after the opening of the first all-female prison in North Dakota. Dakota Women's Correctional Rehabilitation Center (DWCRC). Her knowledge and motivation as a correctional nurse soon led her to become the medical director of the facility. Marsh has written policies and procedures for DWCRC in collaboration with the N.D. Department of Correction and Rehabilitation. She currently directs the psychiatry team to provide a community standard of mental health care for the female offenders. In January 2007, she took the initiative to become one of the first certified correctional nurses in the nation. In January 2008, Marsh passed ACA's Certified Corrections Nurse Manager exam to become one of only two correction professionals in the nation to receive dual ACA certification. Marsh plans to use her knowledge and vision to actively contribute to the development of policy and programming for ACA as a member of the Delegate Assembly.
Director of Mental Health Services
lowa Department of Corrections
Bruce Sieleni, M.D., is currently the director of mental health services for the Iowa Department of Corrections. His duties include the development and oversight of mental health services across nine correctional institutions and eight judicial districts. He is also a member of the Mental Health Planning Council for the state of Iowa and president of the National Alliance on Mental Illness the National Alliance on Mental Illness (aka NAMI), founded in 1979 as the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill, is a nation-wide American advocacy group, representing families and people affected by serious Mental disorders as a non-profit grass roots organization. for the state of Iowa. Previously, Sieleni was the director of Mental Health Services for the Veteran's Administration Central Iowa Health Care System (VACIHCS). In addition, he has offered his services through the years to provide education for students and residents at Des Moines University Des Moines University is the United States' second oldest osteopathic medical college and is located in Des Moines, Iowa. It features a College of Osteopathic Medicine, a College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, a physician assistant program, a physical therapy program, a and at the University of Minnesota (body, education) University of Minnesota - The home of Gopher.
Address: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. as an assistant professor. Sieleni completed his internship, residency and fellowship in epidemiology at the University of Iowa Not to be confused with Iowa State University.
The first faculty offered instruction at the University in March 1855 to students in the Old Mechanics Building, situated where Seashore Hall is now. In September 1855, the student body numbered 124, of which, 41 were women. . He holds a medical degree from the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis and a bachelor's degree from the University of St. Thomas University of St. Thomas can refer to:
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MHM MHM Machinery Health Management
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MHM Members Helping Members
MHM Mill Hill Missionaries (religious order)
MHM Multiplexed Hierarchical Modeling Correctional Mental Health Solutions
Until his retirement in November 2005 after 36 years of service, Hal Smith, MPS, was executive director and chief executive officer of the Central New York Central New York is a term used to broadly describe the central region of New York State, roughly including the following counties and cities:
Cayuga County – Auburn
Cortland County – Cortland
Madison County – Oneida Forensic Psychiatric Center and the comprehensive network of prison-based correctional mental health services provided for the New York State Department of Correctional Services. During his career in New York, Smith worked in various clinical and administrative positions in a country jail, a state prison and a maximum-security forensic hospital. He also is the former director of forensic services for the New York State Office of Mental Health. Smith is now a corporate consultant for MHM Services Inc., a provider of contract correctional mental health services, as well as for the consulting firm Forensic Mental Health Inc. He is an associate clinical professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the State University of New York Upstate Medical University The State University of New York Upstate Medical University is a State University of New York university of health sciences in the University Hill district of Syracuse, New York, USA. and the author of numerous professional journal articles and book chapters.