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Department Conducts Administrative Training

Department of Corrections administrative staff from across the state met in Anchorage June 25-27 for open communications and training for administrative support staff. The conference was held at the Sheraton Hotel, with morning and afternoon sessions held over three days. Topics included budget, procurement, IRIS implementation, travel, records and research, human resources and ACOMS. Opening comments were presented each day by Commissioner Joe Schmidt, Deputy Commissioner Ron Taylor and Deputy Commissioner Leslie Houston, respectively. Presenters included Admin Services Director Kevin Worley, Procurement Chief John Schauwecker, Deputy Director April Wilkerson, Teresa Kesey, Mike Matthews, Amanda Morris, Kerie Aerni, Greg Gendron and Dana Phillips. Logistics and organization for the conference was managed by Dianne Godkin.