Department of Corrections
Tammy Howard Promoted to Program Administrator in Classification Branch
Kentucky Department of Corrections Director of Population Management, James Sweatt today announced that Tammy Howard has been promoted to program administrator for the Classification Branch. Howard’s promotion was effective Sept. 16.
“Tammy Howard brings a lot of diversified experience with her,” said Sweatt. “I am confident that she will be an asset to the Classification Branch.”
Howard began her career with the Department of Corrections in 1997 as a correctional officer at the Kentucky Correctional Institution for Women (KCIW). In 1998, she was promoted to classification treatment officer at Luther Luckett Correctional Complex. In 2000 she returned to KCIW upon her promotion to corrections unit administrator I, during which time she acted as the transfer coordinator. Howard was again promoted in 2003 to Program Administrator in the department’s central office. In 2005 she left the Department of Corrections but returned in 2007 after being hired as a corrections unit administrator II at Roederer Correctional Complex. Howard remained in that position until her recent promotion.
Howard is a 1998 graduate of the University of Louisville where she earned a bachelors degree in english.