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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ASCA President

Leann Bertsch

ASCA Vice President

John Wetzel

ASCA Treasurer

Colette Peters