The North American Association of Wardens & Superintendents is the only Warden's Organization that has members throughout Canada and the United States.

About NAAWS

NAAWS is committed to setting goals and achieving results that make a difference when it comes to jail and prison operations.

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NAAWS Leadership

ELECTED OFFICERS  
President
Robert Welch, Ohio
1st Vice President
Russell “Rusty” Washburn
2nd Vice President
Jeff Crawford, Pennsylvania
Secretary
Bernard Salandy, Tenessee
Treasurer
Joe Page, Arkansas
Sergeant-at-Arms
Jaquline Banks, Mississippi
ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF  
Executive Director
Mel Williams
Executive Treasurer
Tanisha Matthews, Louisiana
Vendor Coordinator
Nancy Bolton, Texas
Conference Coordinator
Deb Schumann, Tennessee
Training Chair
Kevin Curran, Arizona
Membership Chair
Robert Vehock, Louisiana
Manual Coordinator
Susan Jones, Colorado
Grapevine Editor
Ashley Koonce

Past Presidents

  Cherry Lindamood, Tennessee Todd Thomas, Arizona Cathy Fontenot, Louisiana
Darrel Vannoy, Louisiana Mel Williams, New York Mark Saunders, Ohio Luella Burke, Michigan
Victor Herbert, New York Burl Cain, Louisiana Joe Booker, FBOP Patricia Caruso, Michigan
Patrick Keohane, FBOP Melody Turner, CCA Bob Hanningan, Kansas Art Leonardo, New York
Everett Perrin Jr., Florida Hal Whitley, Arizona Sharon Johnson, Tennessee Jim O' Sullivan, Canada