Association of State Correctional Administrators

Our association is the most exclusive correctional association in the world. ASCA Members are the leaders of each U.S. State corrections agency, including, Los Angeles County, the District of Columbia, New York City, Philadelphia, the Federal Bureau of Prisons, US Military Correctional Services (Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines), and any United States territory, possession, and/or commonwealth. Our members lead over 400,000 correctional professionals and approximately 8 million inmates, probationers, and parolees. Our goal is to increase public safety by utilizing correctional best practices, accountability, and providing opportunities for people to change.

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Second Chances

Program gives high-risk probation violators another chance for change

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Thumb Correctional Facility Officer Elwanda Ray named 2018 Corrections Officer of the Year

Elwanda Ray, a corrections officer at Thumb Correctional Facility in Lapeer, has been named the 2018 Corrections Officer of the Year for her compassion, integrity and professionalism.

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Tuscola County Agent Toni Narvais-Cooklin selected as MDOC’s 2018 Parole/Probation Agent of the Year

Toni Narvais-Cooklin is the Michigan Department of Corrections’ 2018 Candice Dunn Parole/Probation Agent of the Year for her continuous efforts to learn, improve her skills and bring new ideas to the department.

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ASCA President

John Wetzel

ASCA Vice President

Colette Peters

ASCA Treasurer

Anne Precythe