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

NAAWS Annual Training Conference


NAAWS will be having its annual Training Conference this year April 25 -28 at San Antonio, Texas, home of the Alamo. We have been working hard to bring you the best program possible at a great site right on the Riverwalk. We are incredibly grateful for the help and cooperation of the Texas Department of criminal Justice.

We will be welcomed by Bryan Collier Executive Director of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and the American Correctional Association President Tony C. Parker.

We will celebrate Warden Michael Parris as this year’s Warden of the Year, and honor Medal of Valor recipients Corporal Dustin Wilbanks, Oklahoma Dept of Corrections and Correction Officers Boyd Patrick, Anthony Conrath, Brandon Malta of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice at the Warden of the Year Banquet.

A great Program is planned, which includes:

You will have the opportunity to network with some of the best Wardens and Correctional Leaders from all over North America!

In addition, our supporting Business Partners will be available to show you the latest in software, hardware, and training in the Corrections Industry!

President Rusty Washburn, and all the NAAWS Officers, NAAWS Board of Directors, and NAAWS Staff look forward to meeting you there.

We hope to see y’all there!

Mel Williams
NAAWS Executive Director