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Georgia Department of Corrections
Brian Owens, Commissioner

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Joan Heath

Contact: Office of Public Affairs (478) 992-5247

STATE OF GEORGIA

For Immediate Release

New Superintendent Named at West Central ITF - Alfreta Dunn-Logan Promoted

Forsyth Georgia Department of Corrections Commissioner Brian Owens announced the promotion of Alfreta Dunn-Logan as Superintendent of West Central Integrated Treatment Facility (ITF) effective October 1, 2013. The facility is located in Zebulon, Georgia. As Superintendent, Dunn-Logan will be responsible for overseeing 50 staff members and 184 special mission female inmates who suffer from mental health and substance abuse issues.

“Alfreta has exhibited excellent leadership qualities throughout her career with the Department,” said Commissioner Brian Owens. “She possesses a wealth of knowledge that will be extremely beneficial to the staff and inmates at West Central ITF.”

Dunn-Logan began her career with the Department in 1995 as Senior Mental Health Counselor at the Georgia Diagnostic and Classification Prison. In 2001, she transferred to the Cognitive Behavioral Unit of the Programs Division as a Program Development Consultant for Risk Reduction Services. She was transferred to the Operations, Planning and Training Division in 2003, where she served as the Staff Development and Training Coordinator. In 2006, she was promoted to Deputy Warden of Care and Treatment at Phillips State Prison and was transferred to Metro State Prison, a female facility, in 2007. Dunn-Logan was placed on Developmental Assignment in 2010 as Superintendent at Metro Transitional Center and Helms Transitional Center. She served as Superintendent at Helms until a permanent Superintendent was reassigned and has served at Metro TC until present. Prior to her career with the Department, she held positions as Cottage Life Supervisor at the Macon Youth Development Center, Substance Abuse Counselor at the Milledgeville Youth Development Center, Social Services Specialist II with the Bibb and Clayton County Departments of Family and Children Services and Human Services Provider with the Community Service Board in Clayton County.

Dunn-Logan earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice and a Masters of Science in Mental Health Counseling from Fort Valley State College. She earned a Doctoral of Education degree in Counseling Psychology from Argosy University and currently serves as an Adjunct Instructor in the Forensic Psychology department. Dunn-Logan has completed the following GDC courses, Basic Management Training, Basic Correctional Officer Training, Pre-Command, Deputy Wardens Training, POST IT Training, Corrections Leadership Institute and has completed Training Design and Development with the National Institute of Corrections.

The GDC has one of the largest prison systems in the U.S. and is responsible for supervising nearly 60,000 state prisoners and more than 160,000 probationers.  It is the largest law enforcement agency in the state with approximately 12,000 employees.

For more information on the GDC call 478-992-5247 or visit http://www.dcor.state.ga.us.

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