Megan began her career with the Department of Correction in 1995 as a student worker at Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women in St. Gabriel, LA and later as a student worker at DOC Headquarters in Baton Rouge. In September 2004, Megan began employment at Dixon Correctional Institute in Jackson, LA. as an Administrative Assistant to the DCI Maintenance Department. After a short time she was asked to become the Administrative Assistant to DCI’s Deputy Warden’s Office. Later, Megan earned a promotion to the position of Administrative Program Specialist. In 2009, was promoted to Administrative Program Manager overseeing DCI’s Purchasing Department. In 2015, Megan became DCI’s Executive Management Officer.
While each position has presented its own set of challenges, it allowed her to become familiar with and gain experience in many different areas of the facility such as maintenance, staffing, budget, policy and accreditation. When Megan assumed the position of Executive Management Officer her career turned from a job to a passion. As DCI’s EMO she has become versed in all areas of the facility. By working closely with the Warden’s Office and working daily with the Institution’s policies and procedures and also the standards set for the by the American Correctional Association she has learned to insight to ensure an effective facility operation.
Megan is an active member of the American Correctional Association, Louisiana Correctional Association, & Correctional Accreditation Manger Association. Over the years with DOC she has served on many fundraising committees such as; American Heart Association, LASCCA as well as serving on many other DOC and DCI committees.