Department of Corrections
Smith Named Branch Manager of Eastern Region Training Center
Department of Corrections Director of Corrections Training Chris Kleymeyer today announced the promotion of Carl Smith to the position of Branch Manager of the Eastern Region Training Center. He will assume his new duties at the training center in Sandy Hook on Feb. 16, 2011.
“Carl Smith has been instrumental in the success of the Eastern Region Training Center (ERTC) since its inception in 2004,” said Kleymeyer. “He is a proven professional with the experience and skills necessary to lead the ERTC and ensure its continued success.”
Smith began his employment with the Department of Corrections as a Correctional Officer at the Roederer Correctional Complex in June 1989. In January 1990, he transferred to the Eastern Kentucky Correctional Complex (EKCC) where he assisted with the opening of that facility. Smith was promoted to Correctional Sergeant in 1991 and was again promoted in 1993 to Correctional Lieutenant. He was a member of the Corrections Emergency Response Team for 11 years while at EKCC. In 2004, Smith received a promotion to Instructor/Coordinator and was transferred to the ERTC where he again assisted with the opening of that facility.
Smith is the recipient of a Deputy Commissioner’s award for his hard work and dedication to the Department of Corrections.