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An employee publication of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice
January/February 2012

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Crain Unit Employee of the Year:
CO V Delecia Rollins

Sara Maxwell Windham School District Teacher of the Year

Former Texas Board of Criminal Justice Chairman Christina Melton Crain (right) congratulates Correctional Officer V Delecia Rollins for earning the 2011 Employee of the Year award at the Crain Unit in Gatesville. Unit administrators selected CO Rollins from among 12 Employee of the Month winners, recognizing her for outstanding job performance, superior mentoring skills and professional appearance.



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Chairman's Olympic Fitness Challenge: First Quarter

Olympic torch graphicThe first quarter of the FY 2012 Chairman's Olympic Fitness Challenge, Training for Gold, was a great success. The first quarter's activities were designed to improve employees' physical fitness and encourage team participation, with Administrative Leave being awarded to members of the top three teams in each divisional category who fulfilled the 100% participation requirement. Congratulations to the Gold, Silver and Bronze winners!

Gold Silver Bronze
Division 1:
19 or fewer employees
Board of Criminal Justice/Executive Administration

Specialized Programs

Parole Division

Security Systems Operations

Correctional Institutions Division

Division 2:
20 to 39 employees

Internal Audit Division Office of the General Counsel - Austin

Region III

Parole Division

Division 3:
40 to 99 employees

Facilities Division

Houston III Office

Parole Division
Administrative Review and Risk Management Division

Division 4:
100 to 199 employees

Havins Unit Glossbrenner Unit Fort Stockton Unit

Division 5:
200 to 299 employees

Cole State Jail

Classification and Records

Correctional Institutions Division
Hobby Unit

Division 6:
300 plus employees

Lychner/Kegans State Jail Complex Manufacturing and Logistics Division Garza West Unit
Division 7:
Windham School District (WSD)
WSD North Texas Region WSD West Texas Region WSD Administration


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Name From To
Octavious (Lisa) Black Senior Warden, Mountain View Unit/Hilltop Unit Senior Warden, Lucile Plane State Jail/Dempsie Henley State Jail
Samuel Seale Senior Warden, Louis C. Powledge Unit Senior Warden, Fabian Dale Dominguez State Jail
Melodye Nelson Senior Warden, Dr. Lane Murray Unit Senior Warden, Mountain View Unit/Hilltop Unit
Kevin Wheat Senior Warden, Clyde M. Johnston SAFPF Senior Warden, Louis C. Powledge Unit


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Service Awards


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Crain Unit Employee of the Year: CO V Delecia Rollins

Chairman's Olympic Fitness Challenge: First Quarter

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