NH Department of Corrections Recognizes Employees in Concord
(Concord, NH) The New Hampshire Department of Corrections recently held its annual Employee Recognition Ceremony. The annual event recognizes staff at four prisons, three halfway houses, and eleven district offices.
At the New Hampshire State Prison for Men in Concord (NHSP/M), three Correctional Officers, one civilian employee, and a team of employees were recognized for their devotion to duty and hard work.
• 2006-2007 First Shift Officer of the Year: Cpl. Malcolm Havlock
• 2006-2007 Second Shift Officer of the Year: C.O. Michael Altuz
• 2006-2007 Third Shift Officer of the Year: C.O. Keith Forcier
• 2006-2007 Civilian Employee of the Year: Maintenance Technician Rick Lees
• 2006-2007 NCF Team of the Year: Hancock Building
Richard M. Gerry is the Interim Warden at NHSP/M. The facility manages a daily offender population of approximately 1,375 multi-security level males.
Also recognized at the event was staff assigned to the Secure Psychiatric Unit-Residential Treatment Unit (SPU/RTU), a special housing unit overseeing approximately fifty individuals with significant mental health needs. The 2006-2007 Officer of the Year is C.O. William Bartley. Recognized as Civilian Employee of the Year is Senior Psychiatric Social Worker Deborah Green. The entire unit was recognized as Team of the Year. Kevin R. Stevenson is the Administrator of the SPU/RTU.
Also recognized at the event was staff assigned to the Division of Community Corrections. Recognized as 2006-2007 Team of the Year for Community Corrections, was the staff at Calumet Halfway House in Manchester. Recognized as Civilian of the Year was Case Counselor/Case Manager Larry Nice of the Calumet Halfway House in Manchester. Recognized as Community Corrections Officer of the Year was C.O. David Parenteau of the Minimum Security Unit in Concord. Christine M. Cook is the Acting-Director of the Division of Community Corrections, which oversees approximately 275 halfway house and minimum security offenders.