Candidates Named for 1994 Elections
This year's slate of candidates was selected by ACA's Nominating Committee at its meeting on Sept. Candidates for the president-elect, vice president and treasurer positions were selected along with to the Delegate Assembly, the Commission on Accreditation for Corrections and the Board of Governors Ballots will be mailed to eligible voting members prior to April 15. The following membership catego Professional I, Professional II, Executive Gold and Organizational. Only memberships with a paid dat 1994, will be eligible to vote. The closing date for the election is June 17. Please note that detai included in the front of the ballot booklet. Candidates for all of the positions are listed here, al their background.
HAROLD W. CLARKE
Director, Nebraska Department of Correctional Services, Nebraska
I began my career in corrections as an institutional counselor at the Nebraska State Penitentiary warden and ultimately to director of the department in 1990. My formal education consists of undergr work in psychology and sociology. I am a member of numerous commissions, boards, task forces, profes and was recently published in The Black Student's Guide to College Success. I have presented at seve and serve on ACA's Coordinating Council for Congress Programs (1992-1994). I am an auditor for the Association and am chairing the Committee to Review Interactions Between the Association of State Co Administrators and ACA. In July 1992, I coordinated the Annual Security Issue of Corrections Today. I support are workplace diversity, quality management and staff empowerment. If elected, I will serv of ACA and corrections in general.
REGINALD A. WILKINSON
Director, Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction, Ohio
As a career professional with more than 20 years experience with the Ohio Department of Rehabilita have served in numerous leadership capacities, including the director of training, warden and deputy director for the past three years. My many years of experience and leadership roles in corrections w to bring about "progressive change" as ACA's future president. I'm a past president of the Ohio Corr Court Services Associations. Moreover, I have chaired the following ACA committees: Chapter Presiden State and Regional Chapters, Long-term Institutions, Affirmative Action (current). I also have been other committees, including the Delegate Assembly since 1986. I earned a bachelor's and master's deg State University. My three-part platform espouses innovative leadership, achievable vision and membe appreciate your support.
BETTY K. ADAMS
Commissioner, Tennessee Department of Youth Development, Tennessee
Betty K. Adams began her career in youth corrections as an academic instructor in a female trainin into positions responsible for monitoring legislation related to youths. After obtaining a juris doc Adams became assistant district attorney of Metropolitan Davidson County until she was asked to stru of the new Department of Youth Development. She is an adjunct instructor at Middle Tennessee State University and is involved in numerous community associations and boards. An active ACA member, she the Board of Governors and is a current member of the Executive Committee. Her participation in a va and committees has brought her to the forefront of the organization. Adams presents a charismatic le committed to continued professionalism through training, rational standards and the ongoing evaluati of programs and services.
Director, Multnomah County Community Corrections, Oregon
Thank you for the honor of being nominated for the position of vice president of ACA. I appreciate to serve the professionals in my chosen field. My career in corrections has included adult probation services, and adult prisons. During my tenure with the Utah Department of Corrections, I was deputy operations and warden of Utah State Prison's South Point Facility. …