Alumni in the News: Meet the New Marianna FCI Warden, Nicole English
Author: Jackson County Times
Posted: June 28, 2013

Nicole English received her Masters of Public Administration from PSU's College of Urban and Public Affairs in 1996.

Read the orginal article in the Jackson County Times here.

Ms. English grew up on the West coast in Washington State. She received a Bachelor of Science degree from Boise State University and her Master of Public Administration degree from Portland State University.

She started working with adult offenders in 1989, with the Idaho Department of Corrections. She started her Federal Bureau of Prisons career in 1991, as a correctional officer and SORT member at the Federal Correctional Institution in Sheridan, Oregon. Next she became a case manager. She held various positions over the years as Unit Manager at FDC SeaTac, Executive Assistant at FCI Tucson, Regional Executive Assistant at the North Central Regional Office, Associate Warden at FCC Victorville and USP Marion.

Ms. English has now been employed with the Federal Bureau of Prisons for over 20 years, and began her current assignment as Warden at the Federal Correctional Institution Marianna, Florida, in January 2013. Prior to this assignment, Ms. English served as Warden for the Federal Correctional Institution in Waseca, Minnesota.

During her career she has collaborated with the National Institute of Corrections on developing online leadership competency courses for Associate Wardens and Captains in the agency, as well as serving on the Principles of Leadership workgroup. She has published a chapter on inmate skills development in the Second edition of "Female Offenders: Critical Perspectives and Effective Interventions", by Ruth T. Zaplin.