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National Association of Correctional Record Administrators
and Supervisors hosts First Annual National Conference
Sept. 22-25 in Minnesota
“Keeping the Public Safe One Day at a Time”
The National Association of Correctional Record
Administrators and Supervisors (NACRAS) hosted
its first annual national conference Sept. 23-25, 2008,
in Bloomington, Minn., with a conference theme,
“Keeping the Public Safe One Day at a Time.”
Workshops included managing a correctional record
office, developing a record retention schedule, Adam
Walsh Act, sex offender registry, detention and
deportation, new technology, disaster recovery,
sentence computation for attorneys and laws impact-ing
Commissioner of Minnesota Department of Correc-tions
Joan Fabian provided remarks for the opening
address. Secretary of North Carolina Department of
Corrections Theodis Beck served as keynote speaker.
“NACRAS continues to advance the dialogue of
efficiency, technology and security in the field of
correction record management and sentence computa-tion,”
said IDOC Chief Records Office Supervisor
Glenn Jackson, who serves as president of NACRAS.
“Prior to the creation of NACRAS, there was no
forum that addressed issues pertinent to the profes-sion.”
In addition to Jackson, the NACRAS steering com-mittee
members from IDOC are Julie Bohler at
Illinois River, Jeanne Campanella at Robinson and
Stephanie Waggoner at Centralia, Margaret McDaniel
and Ona Welch at Concordia Court and Deputy Chief
Legal Counsel Zachery Wilson at Chicago.
Founded in 2006, NACRAS is the only organization
of its kind developed specially for practitioners in the
corrections record/sentence computation profession.
The membership consists of individuals and organiza-tions
involved in all facets of corrections records,
including adult and juvenile institutions in the U.S.
For more information about NACRAS, go to its
website at www.nacras.org.
Illinois Department of Corrections
features large display at Illinois State Fair
The Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC)
featured a large display located near Gate 2 (Peoria
Rd. and Sangamon Ave.) at the Illinois State Fair-grounds
during Fiscal Year 2009. The fair ran from
Aug. 8 through Aug. 17, 2008.
Displays featured the Governor’s Operation Spotlight
Reentry Program, Sheridan National Drug Prison and
Reentry Program, National Model Meth Prison and
Reentry Program, Women and Family Services
programs, Illinois Correctional Industries, Volunteer
Services, Victim Services and Recruitment.
The Honor Guard
presented colors on
Aug. 8, 2008, opening
day of the Illinois State
Fair, at the IDOC tent
and Aug. 17, 2008.
during the fair
included the K-9 Unit
and Helping Paws.
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