The Indiana Department of Correction announced Tuesday the appointment of Julie Smith as Superintendent of the Rockville Correctional Facility in Parke County, effective June 26.
"I am excited to offer Ms. Smith a promotion as the new Superintendent of the Rockville Correctional Facility," said Commissioner J. David Donahue. "Ms. Smith has made significant contributions throughout her career in corrections. I am confident that her broad range of experience will make her a solid leader at the facility."
Smith served as the Assistant Superintendent of Operations at the Wabash Correctional Facility since 2005.
She began her career as a correctional officer with the department in 1983 and has moved up the ranks. Her experience includes serving as a Classification Supervisor, Correctional Counselor and as an Assistant Superintendent for the past six years.
Smith has a B.S. in Criminology from Indiana State University in 1983.