New Warden at Rogers State Prison

Commissioner: 
Timothy C. Ward
Director of Public Affairs: 
Joan Heath
Contact Name: 
Alyssa Riggs
Contact Email: 
Alyssa.Riggs@gdc.ga.gov
Date: 
December 5, 2019
STATE OF GEORGIA

New Warden at Rogers State Prison

Brian Chambers reassigned

FORSYTH, Ga. – The Georgia Department of Corrections (GDC) Commissioner Timothy C. Ward announced the reassignment of Brian Chambers to warden at Rogers State Prison, effective December 1, 2019. As warden, Chambers will be responsible for overseeing approximately will be responsible for overseeing 299 staff members and 1,391 medium security male offenders.  

“With over twenty years of experience, Brian has worked his way up through the ranks,” said Commissioner Ward. “We are confident that his leadership and knowledge will greatly benefit the staff and offenders at Rogers State Prison.”

Chambers began his career with the Georgia Department of Corrections in 1997 as a Correctional Officer at Telfair State Prison. In 1999, he transferred to Montgomery State Prison and served in various positions, to include Field Training Officer Coordinator, Sergeant, Lieutenant, and Captain.  In 2014, Chambers was promoted to Unit Manager at Georgia State Prison.  In 2015, he was promoted to Deputy Warden of Security/Care & Treatment at Montgomery State Prison, along with serving as the Southeast Regional Lead Hostage Negotiator.  In 2018, Chambers was promoted to Warden at Rutledge State Prison, where he currently serves.

Chambers graduated Magna Cum Laude from Georgia Southern University with a Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies. He also attended the University of South Carolina and graduated from Southeastern Technical College with a diploma in Electrical Installation and Maintenance. He has completed the following departmental training: Warden’s Pre-Command, Professional Management Program, Folger Adam Lock Smith and Ruger’s Armorer training, Basic Management Training (BMT), Deputy Wardens Academy and training in hostage negotiations.

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