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New Dates!

2021 Annual Conference

Daytona Beach, FL /
August 30 – September 2, 2021

read the latest NAAWS News

Grapevine Newsletter

March Issue
is Out Now

Network, Explore, Identify, Discuss, Prepare

Wardens Peer Interaction

May 17 – 21, 2021 /
Huntsville, TX



Our Executive Director, Mel Williams, thanks you for visiting and encourages you to check out our latest updates.


Our Mission

The North American Association of Wardens & Superintendents (NAAWS) is committed to setting goals and achieving results that make a difference when it comes to jail and prison operations.

Russell "Rusty" Washburn, NAAWS President


Thank you

Keefe Group extends its sincere thanks to the people who keep our nation’s correctional system moving forward each day-every person, at every level, working in and supporting our industry. We truly appreciate your hard work and dedication and are proud to assist you every step of the way.