List of submissions.
The following personnel were submitted for Corrections Today's annual Best in the Business issue. Many thanks to the correctional agencies and ACA ACA - Application Control Architecture chapters and affiliates for this year's submissions.
Lawrence Bevins, sergeant, ASPC-Lewis; Michael Forbeck, captain, ASPC-Lewis; Andrew Kneidel, sergeant, ASPC-Lewis; Mark McCain, sergeant, ASPC-Lewis; Travis Nelson, sergeant, ASPC-Lewis; Barbara Savage, captain, ASPC-Lewis; Daryl Shafer, captain, ASPC-Lewis; Harold Stuart, captain, ASPC-Lewis
California Conservation Camp Program
Robert Correa, warden, New Haven Correctional Center; Donald DeVore, deputy commissioner of juvenile services, Department of Children and Family Services; Equal Opportunity Assurance Unit, diversity council, CDOC CDOC Colored Dissolved Organic Carbon
CDOC Combined Defense Operations Center
CDOC Chromomorphic Dissolved Organic Carbon
CDOC Counter-Drug Operations Center
CDOC Continuing Demonstration Of Capability ; Nelson Garcia, correctional major, Willard-Cybulski Correctional Institution; Neftali Rodriguez, captain, Northern Correctional Institution Northern Correctional Institution is a high-security state prison in Somers, Connecticut, USA.
It the designated restrictive housing facility for the Connecticut Department of Correction, managing those inmates who have demonstrated a serious inability to adjust to ; Edward Wadowski, corrections officer, Hartford Correctional Center
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).
Patricia B. Britton, deputy director; Gregory E. Jackson, general counsel
Leroy Carolina, probation officer, Tampa East Lake-13F; James V. Crosby James V. Crosby, Jr. (b. 1952) Former Secretary of the Florida Department of Corrections. He took over from Michael W. Moore. He was appointed by Florida governor Jeb Bush in 2003. Jr., secretary, FDOC FDOC Florida Department of Citrus
FDOC Florida Department of Corrections
FDOC Fire Direction Operation Center ; Richard Dove, officer, Santa Rosa Correctional Institution; Stepheny P. Durham III, superintendent, Duval Regional Juvenile Detention Center; Albert Garza, officer, Santa Rosa Correctional Institution; John Howle, education supervisor, Baker Correctional Institution; Donald Leavens, sergeant, Santa Rosa Correctional Institution; Robert Lenzo, officer, Santa Rosa Correctional Institution; Todd Reeves, officer, Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Department; Andrew P. Smith, lieutenant, Florida State Prison Florida State Prison (FSP), also known as Raiford Prison (because of its proximity to Raiford, Florida) or Starke Prison, formerly known as Union Correctional Institution, is a correctional facility located in Starke, Florida in Bradford County. ; Michael A. Traver, vocational instructor III/F/C, Putnam Correctional Institution; Robert Tucker, superintendent, Falkenburg Academy.
Doug Engle, technology manager, GDJJ; Gordon Fisher, assistant deputy commissioner, GDJJ; Rob Rosenbloom, deputy commissioner, GDJJ; Juliet Tarpan tarpan: see Przewalski's horse. , records management coordinator, GDJJ; Jimmy Taylor, investigation manager, GDJJ.
Dr. Wendy Blank-Navarro, treatment unit administrator, 1YC-Warrenville; Lynn A. Dexheimer, family services administrator, Decatur Correctional Center; Debbie Dowell, employment training specialist, Burlington Iowa Workforce Development; Reginald Jones, parole supervisor, Cook County Sheriff's Office; James McKinney, warden, North Central Correctional; James Simmons, parole agent, Cook County Sheriff's Office; Laurie Tockey, chaplain, Lincoln Correctional Center Iowa
Marcheta A. Resch, volunteer, Lansing Correctional Facility Lansing Correctional Facility (LCF) is a state prison operated by the Kansas Department of Corrections located in Lansing, Kansas in Leavenworth County. LCF, along with the United States Penitentiary, Leavenworth and the United States Disciplinary Barracks in Fort Leavenworth, are
Robert Forrest, social service clinician, Community Corrections East; Beverly Kay Freeman, youth worker II, McCraken Regional Juvenile Detention Center; John Payne, youth worker supervisor, Warren Regional Juvenile Detention Center
Mariana Leger, deputy warden for programs, Elayn Hunt Correctional Center
Olen C. Brake Jr., correctional case management supervisor, Maryland Correctional Institution-Hagerstown; William A. Diggs, captain, Baltimore Central Booking and Intake Center; Dwight Johnson, major, Maryland Correctional Adjustment Center Maryland Correctional Adjustment Center (MCAC) is a maximum level II (supermax or control unit) prison operated by the Division of Correction. MCAC was built in 1988 and is located at 401 East Madison Street in Baltimore City. ; James L. Pettaway, corporal, drill instructor, Herman L. Toulson Boot Camp
Lynn Bissonette, superintendent, MCI-Framingham; Robert Clauss, correctional officer I, Massachusetts Treatment Center; Mark Gonyea, correction officer III, chef, Northeastern Correctional Center; Lorene Melvin, health service administrator, MCI-Framingham; Bruce Pires, recreation officer II, Old Colony Correctional Center; John Rose, correction officer I/fire safety officer/BOPS, MCI-Norfolk; Robert Sykes, director of engineering, Old Colony Correctional Center
Shirley Fritz, communications specialist, Adrian Training School; Michael S. Green, administrator, Prison Build Program; Helen Henricks, senior group leader, Adrian Training School; Diane Linskey, youth group leader, Shawono Center; Roberto Valdez, storekeeper, Adrian Training School; Barry L. Wickman, administrator, Bureau of Fiscal Management
Clifford "Pete" Bethards, corrections officer I, Western Missouri Correctional Center; Diane Fuerst, office support assistant steno sten·o
n. pl. sten·os
1. A stenographer.
2. Stenography. , Northeast Correctional Center; Ron Humphrey, correctional caseworker, Tipton Correctional Center; James Morrison, corrections officer II, Maryville Treatment Center Maryville Treatment Center is a Missouri Department of Corrections minimum security prison for male inmates on the grounds of the former Mount Alverno motherhouse of the Sisters of St. Francis of Maryville in Maryville, Missouri. ; Michael J. Murphy, superintendent, Algoa Correctional Center
Jon Boothe, food service director, Lincoln Correctional Center; Dan Danahay, sergeant, Nebraska State Penitentiary The Nebraska State Penitentiary (NSP) is a state correctional facility for the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services. Located in Lincoln, it is the oldest state correctional facility in Nebraska, opening in 1869. ; Cheri DeLay, administrative secretary, Hasting Correctional Center; Terry Elwood, corporal, Nebraska State Penitentiary; Dennis Enderez, accounting clerk II, Inmate Accounting; Matt Heckman, case management supervisor, Diagnostic and Evaluation Center; Lupe Hickey, intepreter, Hasting Correctional Center; Conchita Kroeger, administrative secretary, Division of Programs and Community Services; John McGovern, administrator, Cornhusker corn·husk·ing
1. The husking of corn.
2. A social gathering for husking corn. Also called husking bee.
corn State Industries; Rex Richard, superintendent, Community Corrections Center-Lincoln; Bill Schnackenberg, Chemical Dependency Program administrator, Recreation Treatment Center-Nebraska State Penitentiary penitentiary: see prison. ; Corey Wasenius, lieutenant, Omaha Correctional Center; Amber Wiens, administrative secretary, Health Services
David Ball, bureau chief of operations, Division for Juvenile Justice Services; Jim Peace, house leader, Division for Juvenile Justice Services
Tongyin Liu, research analyst-intern, Division of Programs and Community Services; Joseph Maddock, lieutenant, Mountain-view Youth Correctional Facility; Russell W. Sachleben, senior correction officer, Bayside State Prison; Roy Lee Varndell, senior correction officer, Mid-State Correctional Facility Mid-State Correctional Facility is located between the two cities of Rome and Utica in New York State. Before Mid-State was even a prison it was a hospital for both the mentally ill and mentally handicapped. ; Doreen White, project manager, Central Office-Operations
Aaron Bell, correctional officer I, Level V, New Mexico State Penitentiary; Angelic Jaramillo, correctional officer I, Level V, New Mexico State Penitentiary
New York City New York City: see New York, city.
New York City
City (pop., 2000: 8,008,278), southeastern New York, at the mouth of the Hudson River. The largest city in the U.S.
Charles Paris, correction officer, Applicant Investment Unit; Paul Rogers, correction officer, Otis Bantum Correctional Center; William Santiago, correction captain, Correction Assistance Response for Employees unit.
Kathy Dudley, central area administrator, North Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice A Department of Juvenile Justice is found in many places. Examples of such a department are:
v. stone·walled, stone·wall·ing, stone·walls
a. Jackson Youth Development Center; Vanessa Roberson, court counselor, District 7 Office; Dr. Paula Smith, medical director, Division of Prisons; Michael Sprinkle, correctional officer, Marion Correctional Institution; Randolph Thomas, food service supervisor, Morrison Correctional Institution; Greg Worthington, court counselor and NC-JOIN trainer, District 13 Office
Dennis W. Dukes, training specialist, Office of Juvenile Affairs
Kenneth J. Glosek, corrections maintenance repairman 2, SCI-Coal Township; Harry Nicoletti, corrections officer 1, SCI-Pittsburgh; George Yartin, sergeant, SCI-Smithfield
Arlene J. Chorney, education director, Rhode Island Training School
Margaret Barber, regional administrator, Piedmont
Beverly Cameron, children's services officer, Bradley County Group Home; Clara Harris, accreditation manager and assistant to superintendent, John S. Wilder John Shelton Wilder (born 1921) served as Lieutenant Governor of Tennessee from 1971 to 2007.
Wilder is from Fayette County, near Memphis. He is from an affluent family with extensive agricultural and agribusiness interests. Youth Development Center; Alice Kilgore, education specialist, West View Center; Rebecca Wester, manager of treatment, Mountain View Youth Development Center
Roy C. Catella, shift supervisor, Chittenden Regional Correctional Facility
Virginia J. Bandy bandy /ban·dy/ (band´e) bowed or bent in an outward curve. , operations officer, Bland Correctional Center; Nancy T. Pruitt, office manager, Bland Correctional Center
Alice Payne, superintendent, McNeil Island Corrections Center; Nancy Jahns, community corrections officer, Northeast Region
William J. Grosshans, assistant administrator, Division of Community Corrections; Margaret "Peg" Kendrigan, assistant regional chief, Division of Community Corrections
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
William F. Dalius, warden, Federal Correctional Institution in North Carolina; Bruce S. Fenner, deputy chief, Religious Services Branch; Rodney Kroft, senior officer specialist, U.S. Penitentiary in Lewisburg, Pa.; Steve Schwalb, assistant director, Federal Prison Industries Inc.
Correctional Service Canada
Louise Pargeter, parole officer, Northwest Territory Area Office
Alston Wilkes Society
Mubarak A. Al-muid, Linda J. Allen, Alston Wilkes Society Employee of the Year; Jason C. Booth, sheriff, South Carolina Law Enforcement Officers' Association, Law Enforcement Officer of the Year; John D. Bourne Bourne, town (1990 pop. 16,064), Barnstable co., SE Mass., crossed by Cape Cod Canal; settled 1627, inc. 1884. Bourne Bridge (1935), across the canal, made the town an entry point to Cape Cod and a resort and commercial center. , board member, Dedicated Service; Jennifer Brice, Mark Hart Probation and Pardon Agent of the Year; Bradford Harrell, Olin Sanders Correctional Officer of the Year; Richard Lee, Alston Wilkes Society Veterans Home Volunteer of the Year; Annie Mickens, James W. Sparks Youth Worker of the Year; Dan Morris, Project Take Heart Volunteer of the Year; Office Depot-Lexington, Alston Wilkes Society Volunteer of the Year; Kimberly Paschal, William C. Nau Federal Probation Officer of the Year; Jan Rivers, Board Member, Dedicated Service; Donald Roy, Alston Wilkes Society Part-Time Employee of the Year; Barbara and Ernest Simmons, Alston Wilkes Society Foster Parents of the Year; Darren G. Wilson, trooper first class, South Carolina Law Enforcement Trooper of the Year
Association of State Correctional Administrators
Martin Horn, commissioner, New York City Department of Correction, Michael Francke Award; Robert Brown Jr., former commissioner, Michigan Department of Corrections The Michigan Department of Corrections oversees prisons and other correctional facilities in the state of Michigan, USA. It has some 43 prison facilities, 10 camps and a Special Alternative Incarceration program, together composing approximately 50,000 inmates. , Louie Wainwright Award
Indiana Correctional Association
Rondle Anderson, superintendent, Pendleton Juvenile Correctional Facility, Presidential Citation; Jane Burns, superintendent, Edinburgh Correctional Facility, Lifetime Leadership Award; Penny Clevenger, vocational teacher, Putnamville Correctional Facility The Putnamville Correctional Facility, located in Putnamville, Indiana, is a medium-security prison for men located on 4,350 acres in Putnam County, Indiana (the west-central part of the state, near US Routes 231 and 40.) It currently houses approximately 2,400 inmates. , Correctional Educator of the Year; Steve Fox, physical plant director, Westville Correctional Facility The Westville Correctional Facility, located in Westville, Indiana, is a state-operated prison for adult males. The facility contains sections of three levels of security.  The average daily population in September 2006 was approximately 3,100. , Correctional Manager of the Year; Bob and Donna Hendricks, volunteers, Atterbury Correctional Facility, Volunteer of the Year; Ed Lampa, communications specialist, Correctional Training Institute, Presidential Citation; Curtis Mock, parole officer, Parole District 7, Parole Officer of the Year; David Morris, correctional officer, Reception-Diagnostic Center, Correctional Officer of the Year; John Mulroony, assistant superintendent, Wabash Correctional Facility, Distinguished Service Award; Ron Neal, administrative assistant II, New Castle Correctional Facility New Castle Correctional Facility is a 2,416-bed privately-run (but state-owned) prison located in New Castle, Indiana. It opened in 2002. In September 2005, the state signed a four-year contract with the for-profit GEO Group, Inc. , Key Staffer of the Year; North Central Juvenile Correctional Facility Family Reintegration reintegration /re·in·te·gra·tion/ (-in-te-gra´shun)
1. biological integration after a state of disruption.
2. restoration of harmonious mental function after disintegration of the personality in mental illness. . Program of the Year; Sally Powalski, correctional counselor, Camp Summit, Correctional Counselor of the Year; Tobin Riney, detention officer, Vanderburgh County Jail Detention Worker/Jailer of the Year; Roxanne Roy, detention officer, Vanderburgh County Jail Detention Worker/Jailer of the Year; Mark Russler, detention officer, Vanderburgh County Jail Detention Worker/Jailer of the Year; David Swanson, chaplain, Putnamville Correctional Facility, Lifetime Leadership Award
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.
Kim Buchanan, student, University of Regina History
In direct response to the award of the University of Saskatchewan to Saskatoon rather than Regina, the Methodist Church of Canada established Regina College in 1911 on College Avenue in Regina, Saskatchewan, starting with an enrollment of 27 students; , Canada, Young Offender Traffic Theft Research Award; Department of Corrections New Zealand, Evaluation of the Te Piriti Special Treatment Program for Sex Offenders Research Award; Israel Prison Service
Iowa Corrections Association
Claudette Carter-Thomas, First District, Outstanding Multi-Cultural Issues Worker; Habitat for Humanity Habitat for Humanity, nonprofit ecumenical Christian organization that enables low-income people to own affordable, livable housing. Headquartered in Americus, Ga., it was founded in 1976 by businessman Millard Fuller and his wife. Project, Iowa State Penitentiary The Iowa State Penitentiary (ISP) is a maximum security prison for men located in the Lee County, Iowa community of Fort Madison. In Iowa the prison is known colloquially as Fort Madison and is usually referred to as such by people in the state. , Outstanding Correctional Program; Janet Harms, First District, Honorary Mention for Service; Candis Lockard, Iowa Attorney General's Office, Outstanding Victim Assistance; John Mathes, warden, Outstanding Correctional Worker; Mark Matkovich, Seventh District, Outstanding ICA Ica (ē`kä), city (1993 pop. 108,724), capital of Ica dept., SW Peru, on the Pan-American Highway. It is a commercial center for the cotton, wool, and wine produced in the region. There are several summer resorts nearby. Member; Sixth District Communications Project, Outstanding Citizen; Steve Tisue and staff, Waterloo, Iowa, Outstanding Public Official/Employee
National Correctional Industries Association
Kent Allin, assistant commissioner, Minnesota Department of Administration, the McLaughlin Award; Phil Burckhalter, program coordinator II, South Carolina Prison Industries, Marketing and Sales Person of the Year; Daniel A. Ferrise, chairman of the board, Minnesota Correctional Industries-RODLI Award; Milton "Sonny" Flynn, Southeast Region, Staff Award; Dorothea "Dee" Massey, regional manager of Textile and Furniture, Maryland State Use Industries, National Staff Award; Glen McKinney, Western Region, Staff Award; Robert Smith, Central Region, Staff Award; Donna Walker, South Central Region, Staff Award
South Carolina Correctional Association
Carl J. Fredrick, Distinguished Service Award; Ann Gaston, President's Award; Charlie Moss, McCormick Correctional Institution, Scholarship Award; Surleaner Lakin, President's Award; Deborah L. Padgett, Executive Committee Award; Brenda Reed, Executive Committee Award; Raymond "Bubba" Reed, Executive Committee Award; Patty Baker Welday, President's Award; W.C. Wilks, Lee Correctional Institution, Scholarship Award
Wisconsin Correctional Association
Daniel Brown, Boyd Spikerman Memorial Correctional Officer Award; Marianne A. Cooke, Sanger B. Powers Award for Excellence; Thomas Core, Boyd Spikerman Memorial Correctional Officer Award; Erwin Heinzelmann, Wisconsin Council on Community Corrections Service Award; Urban Klosterman, Dr. Juliette Martin-Thomas Award for Excellence in the Field of Human Services; Stacy Lischka, scholarship winner; Amanda Nickel, scholarship winner; Ryan Servais, scholarship winner; Don Woodley, Roland C. Hershman Award for Meritorious Dedication to the Field of Juvenile Justice.