Chief Deputy Director


Chief Deputy Director - Kevin Murphy (501-683-5793)   

Chief Deputy Director | Treatment Services | Information Technology | Research and Planning | Grants | Reentry | Residential Services


The Chief Deputy Director is responsible for the oversight of Community Correction Centers and Technical Violator Programs including treatment services for residents as well as parolees and probationers.  This position also coordinates the administration of services and programs aimed at successful transition of offenders from incarceration to community living.

In support of all ACC operations, the Chief Deputy Director is responsible for information technology, grants, evaluation and research of agency programs through studies of program outcomes and performance indicators.

Assistant Director Treatment Services – Ben Udochi (501-371-1076)

The Assistant Director Treatment Services (ADTS) oversees implementation and management of treatment programs.  The ADTS facilitates quality and ethical operations through the use of evidence-based practices, hiring, training, and supervision of qualified treatment staff, and the proper interpretation of agency policies in daily operations.

Treatment Services provides substance abuse/mental health screening and makes treatment referrals as appropriate. They address addiction and recovery related topics in group and individual sessions, provide substance abuse specific counseling, life skills services including referrals for GED and manage the Day Reporting Centers.



Phone Number
Randy Nielsen CCS Assistant Treatment Program Manager North West  479-785-2664
Cassandra Davis CCS Assistant Treatment Program Manager North Central  870-321-1389
Angela Harness CCS Assistant Treatment Program Manager South Central  501-624-3347
Joby Rousseau CCS Assistant Treatment Program Manager East Central  870-450-0868
Jodi Howard CCS Assistant Treatment Program Manager South East  501-327-3256
Deborah Valenti CCS Assistant Treatment Program Manager Central  501-371-1076

IT Administrator - Chris Glewen (501-683-7449)

The Information Technology staff develops, supports, and maintains the technology tools which assist ACC in all aspects of its operations. These strategic assets enable employees to operate more effectively and efficiently as they carry out ACC’s mission and achieve its objectives.

This section implements new technology as needed to keep the Department’s IT infrastructure current, and plays an active role in Integrated Justice Information Systems initiatives at the State and national level.

Project and Enterprise Program Administrator - Nicholas Stewart (501-515-1881)

The Research and Planning section conducts research and evaluation of programs operated by the agency including recidivism studies, performance measures and other studies on special programs, and monthly reports regarding agency operations.  This section also analyzes the business needs of ACC internal clients to help identify business problems and propose solutions. They also serve as a liaison between the business side of the agency and the providers of services to the agency.  Research and Planning also develops cost analysis, implementation timelines, and conducts feasibility studies of proposed systems and legislation.
This section is also responsible for the management and facilitation of the electronic Offender Management Information System (eOMIS) which is the data bank for all information within the ACC.

Staff Title  Phone Number
Melissa Gibbons Information Systems Coordinator  501-366-6714
Carolyn Evans Research and Evaluation Administrator  501-682-5152
Janet Jackson Project Manager  501-682-9583

Grants Manager - Lillian Thompson (501-682-3355)

The Grants administrator is responsible for the development of grant proposals, special funding requests, and the acquisition of state and federal funding for new programs for offenders.  In addition, this position develops reporting systems to monitor the program effectiveness and ensure the grant programs are in compliance with state and federal regulations.

Assistant Director Reentry – Carrie Williams (501-683-5793)

The Reentry section assist parolees and probationers reintegrating into their communities and families from incarceration.  They work with organizations within the community to assist with mentoring, continued education, job services, training, and placement.

The staff is also responsible for the arrangement and inspection of locations for use as transitional housing facilities for offenders who have been transferred or paroled from ACC or have been placed on probation by the courts. This section is also responsible for the enlistment of volunteers within the community who, without compensation, provide services to ACC.

Staff Title Phone Number 
Patricia Sims Reentry Manager  501-912-1924
Vacant Mentoring Coordinator  
Vacant Employment/Volunteer Coordinator  
Richard Guy Transitional/Reentry Housing Inspector/Coordinator  501-912-9106

Director Residential Services -  Vacant (501-682-9577)

Mission Statement:
To return residents to the community and the workplace as productive, accountable and employable individuals, by providing tools to help offenders develop alternative lifestyles to crime, through training in life skills, chemical-free living, vocational and other job skills training.

The Residential Services Staff manage and operate regional community-based, residential correctional programs designed to address issues surrounding the behavior, which resulted in confinement or incarceration. These multipurpose, minimum-security facilities encompass community service, discipline, behavior modification and various other self-improvement services.
This position also oversees the coordination and management of the American Correctional Association accreditation process for all residential centers.

Staff Title Phone Number 
Myra Woolfolk Assistant Director Residential Treatment  501-682-9510
Jimmie Zimmerman Center Administrator Central Arkansas  501-686-9800
Phyllis Silas Center Administrator Southeast Arkansas  870-879-0661
Stephen Arnold Center Administrator Southwest Arkansas  870-779-2137
Jerry Campbell Center Administrator Northeast Arkansas  870-563-8330
Maggie Capel Center Administrator Northwest Arkansas  479-695-3400
Kathy Brown Center Administrator Malvern Technical Violator Program  501-467-3030
Cindy Jones Victim Coordinator   501-682-9577
Residential Visitation and Center Locations