Warden re-elected to GPWA

Coweta County Warden Bill McKenzie was re-elected to the post of secretary-treasurer for the Georgia Prison Wardens’ Association (GPWA) at its recent convention in Young Harris, GA.

This is McKenzie’s 12th consecutive year as secretary-treasurer. During his 24 years as a member of the association, McKenzie has served as chaplain, third vice president, second vice president, first vice president, president in 2001 and as trustee before being elected as secretary-treasurer.

The association consists of wardens and superintendents from state, county and private facilities located throughout Georgia. Attendees received POST certified training for 14 hours toward the required 22 hours of annual training.




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