Department of Corrections
Kentucky State Penitentiary Gets Two New Deputy Wardens
Kentucky State Penitentiary Gets Two
New Deputy Wardens
Howard Named Deputy Warden at KSP
Frankfort, KY – Kentucky Department of Correction’s Deputy Commissioner James Schomig announced effective August 1, 2007, the promotion of Greg Howard to Deputy Warden of the Kentucky State Penitentiary in Eddyville.
“I believe Howard will prove to be a valuable member of Kentucky’s correctional management team,” said Schomig. “He is a dedicated corrections professional who has an excellent work ethic and extensive institutional experience. He possesses the necessary skills that the penitentiary requires in a deputy warden.”
Howard began his career as a Correctional Officer in July of 1991 at the Kentucky State Reformatory. He worked his way through the system in positions of Sergeant in 1994, Lieutenant in 1996, Classification & Treatment Officer in 1996, Captain in 2001, Training Instructor and Unit Administrator in 2004 and Program Administrator in Central Office in 2006. Howard has received numerous awards during his career for outstanding performance.
He served as the CERT team commander at the Kentucky State Reformatory for 7 years, held the position of statewide CERT commander, statewide administrator for the hostage negotiation team and departmental representative for homeland security. Howard is a member of the Midwest Gang Investigators, National Major Gang Task Force, Kentucky Council on Crime and Delinquency, American Correctional Association and the Regional Organized Crime Information Center.
Howard is a 1989 graduate of Eastern Kentucky University with a bachelor’s degree in Police Administration and is a member of the White’s Run Baptist Church in Easterday, Kentucky.
Brown Named Deputy Warden at KSP
Frankfort, KY – Kentucky Department of Corrections Deputy Commissioner James Schomig today announced that effective August 1, 2007 Alan Dean Brown will be promoted to Deputy Warden of the Kentucky State Penitentiary in Eddyville.
“Brown has been employed at KSP for several years and understands the institution. This will prove to be an asset and Brown has worked hard in developing the necessary skill sets to complete his transition into this position.” said Schomig.
Brown began his corrections career in April of 1988 as a Correctional Officer at the Kentucky State Penitentiary. In 1989 he was promoted to Correctional Farm Crew Leader at Western Kentucky Correctional Complex. In 1990 he returned to KSP as a Classification and Treatment Officer and was promoted to Corrections Training Instructor in 2003. Brown was promoted to Unit Administrator II in September of 2004.
He is a 1987 graduate from Murray State University with a bachelor of science in agriculture with an additional concentration in animal science. Brown belongs to several professional organizations, American Correctional Association, Kentucky Council on Crime and Delinquency, Kentucky State Penitentiary CERT team and KOMS project team member. In addition, he is a volunteer for the Sheridan Community Fire Department.
Brown is the recipient of several awards including; Distinguished Service Award (twice), Commissioners Award and Warden Commendation. He lives in Marion and has two children Haley, age 7 and Ethan age 6.