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Executive Strategy Team

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Cheryl Strange, Secretary

The Secretary of the Department of Corrections is a Cabinet-level position appointed by the Governor. For more information about Secretary Strange, read her biography (pdf).

Administrative Support

Monica Distefano, Confidential Secretary

The Department of Corrections is organized by area and led by an executive strategy team.


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Sean Murphy
Deputy Secretary
Office of the Deputy Secretary
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Julie Martin
Chief of Staff
Office of the Chief of Staff
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Dr. MaryAnn Curl
Chief Medical Officer
Health Services Division
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Danielle Armbruster
Assistant Secretary
Reentry Division
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Jeannie Darneille
Assistant Secretary
Deputy Secretary
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David Flynn
Assistant Secretary
Health Services Division
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Jeannie Miller
Assistant Secretary
Administrative Operations Division
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Mike Obenland
Assistant Secretary
Prisons Division
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Mac Pevey
Assistant Secretary
Community Corrections Division
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Dr. Adrian Thompson
Director
Equity Diversity, Inclusion & Respect
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Rachel Ericson
Interim Director
Communications
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Todd Dowler
Director
Human Resources
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Greg Fisher
Chief Information Officer
Information Technology
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Thea Mounts
Director
Office of the Chief of Staff
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Melena Thompson
Director
Executive Policy & Legislative Affairs
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Chris Poulos
Director
Office of the Deputy Secretary
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Tim Lang
Senior Assistant Attorney General
Attorney General’s Office, Corrections Division
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Kecia Rongen
ISRB Chair
Indeterminate Sentence Review Board