2022 Warden of the Year
Banquet

San Antonio, TX //
April 27, 2022

Nominations

The awardee of the Warden of the Year is recognized during the Summer Conference of the American Correctional Association (ACA). The awardee and their Agency Head are expected to attend the Warden of the Year Banquet held by NAAWS.

Information

The NAAWS Warden of the Year Award recognizes a warden who has gone the extra mile to solve problems in their organization, involve themselves in community and local organization, and mentored in the development of others.

2021–2022 Awardee

Senior Warden Wilmot "Sandy" McCain
Louisiana Department of Public Safety
Awarded Posthumously

Wilmot McCain

Past Awardees

2019-2020
Superintendent Dennis Breslin, NY
2018-2019
Warden Robert Hererra, TX
2017-2018
Kathleen Gerbing, NY
2016-2017
Jerry Goodwin, LA
2015-2016
James L Jones, TX
Alan Lazaroff, OH
2014-2015
Hector Rios, OK
2013-2014
Sherri Duffey, OH
2012-2013
Robert Lacy, Jr., TX
2011-2012
Catherine Linaweaver, IL
2010-2011
Louis Scott Folino, PA
2009-2010
Ralph Kemp, CCA-GA
2008-2009
Millicent D. Warren, MI
2007-2008
James Le Blanc, LA
2006-2007
Brian Fischer, NY
2005-2006
Mike Samberg, CCA
2004-2005
Fredric A. Rosemeyer, PA
2003-2004
Dale A. Brown, Cornella Companies
2002-2003
Burl Cain, LA
2001-2002
Emmitt Sparkman, MS
2000-2001
Pam Withrow, MI
1999-2000
Ron Edwards, OH
1998-1999
Walter Kelly, NY
1997-1998
Timothy T. Schuetzle, ND
1996-1997
Everett Perrin, FL
1995-1996
Hal Whitley, AZ
1994-1995
Robert D. Hanningan, KS
1993-1994
Patrick Keohane, Federal BOP
1992-1993
Jim O'Sullivan, SK, CAN
1991-1992
Jerry Petterson, TX
1990-1991
Gene Scroggy, GA
1989-1990
Judy Anderson, SC
1988-1989
Wayne Estelle, CA
1987-1988
Hilton Butler, LA
1986-1987
Dale E. Foltz, MI
1985-1986
Thomas R. Barry, NY
1984-1985
Bobby D. Morgan, TX
1983-1984
Pierre Viau, Quebec, CAN
1982-1983
Phillip Coombe Jr., NY
1981-1982
Carl Robinson, CT
1980-1981
George Summer, CA
1979-1980
Roger Crist, MT