Award Recipients

NCIA 2019 Award Recipients

Congratulations to this year’s NCIA award winners! Click here to read the national award recipients’ full nominations. 

Rodli Award: Michael Moore (LA)

Performance Excellence Award: Utah Correctional Industries

National Staff Award: Ashley Lohr (MD)


Regional Staff Award Winners:

  • Western Region: Rusty Bechtold (CA)
  • Central Region: Dennis Knudtson (MN)
  • Northeast Region: Ashley Lohr (MD)
  • Southeast Region: Stephen Palmese (VA)
  • South Central Region: Lela Pennington (AR)

Honor Roll

  • Central
    Hope Grangruth (FPI)
    Bryan Gregg (IN)
    James Paul Hendrix (OH)
    Craig Hilpipre (IA)
    Dennis Knudtson (MN)
    Margret Leisinger (MI)
    Robin Zills (WI)
  • South Central
    Danny Benn (MO)
    Kellie Bernhardt (FPI)
    Julie Betts (NE)
    Melaine Curry (LA)
    Ernest Harmon (TX)
    Lela Pennington (AR)
  • Southeast
    Randy Fisher (FL)
    Mikesha Ford (GA)
    Jeremiah Mohr (FPI)
    Stephen Palmese (VA)
    Robert Portis (NC)
    Mark Smitherman (AL)
    Joseph Woods (KY)
    Jeffrey Younger (TN)
  • West
    Rusty Bechtold (CA)
    Jeff Bromley (MT)
    David Day (ID)
    Clark DesSoye (AZ)
    John Dukett (FPI)
    Pat Gacke (SD)
    Michael Kezeor (OR)
    Cody Strickland (UT)
  • Northeast
    Ashley Lohr (MD)
    Mariela Salinas (CT)
    Kimberly Rose Scott (RI)