Current Director's Award Recipient
- 2015 Director's Award recipient Sheila Wilkinson Sheila Wilkinson joined the MDOC in 1992 as a corrections officer. She went on to serve as an ARUS and RUM, while continuing her education for her Limited Psychology and Professional Counseling licensures. She currently serves as unit chief at Newberry Correctional Facility and oversees the Michigan Sex Offender Program/Sex Offender Program.
Wilkinson earned both the Director’s Award and the Corrections Manager of the Year Award for 2015.
Current Corrections Officer of the Year
- 2015 Corrections Officer of the Year Scott Nadeau Officer Nadeau is an 18-year veteran of the department who started his career as a Corrections Officer at Alger Correctional Facility. He has also worked as a Resident Unit Officer at Alger Correctional Facility and Marquette Branch Prison, and has served as a Corrections Officer at Marquette Branch Prison since 2002.
“Officer Nadeau is an excellent example of the commitment and dedication correctional employees have to protecting the state’s citizens and helping to make things right,” said Michigan Department of Corrections Director Dan Heyns. “The compassion, integrity and character he demonstrates both on and off the job exemplifies what it means to be a true public servant. The department is proud to have employees of his caliber.”