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Date: Sept. 9, 2009 Phone: 919 -716-3700


Ricky Anderson Named Deputy Director of Prisons

  RALEIGH North Carolina Division of Prisons Director Bob Lewis today named Ricky Anderson as Deputy Director of Prisons.Ricky Anderson

Anderson has served as superintendent at Pasquotank Correctional Institution in Elizabeth City since August 2007.  He previously was superintendent at Foothills Correctional Institution in Morganton.  He began his career as a correctional officer at Wayne Correctional Center in 1979, becoming a program assistant and program supervisor in Greene County in 1982 and 1983.  In 1990 he was promoted to program supervisor at Caledonia Correctional Institution and in 1992 he was promoted to assistant superintendent for custody and operations. He became assistant superintendent for custody and operations at Marion Correctional Institution in 1994 before being named administrator at Foothills.

Anderson attended East Carolina University and enjoys hunting, fishing and sports.  He is married and has two daughters and two grandchildren.  He is a graduate of the Department of Correction Leadership Development Program and was named Warden of the Year in 2008.

 I have worked with some great mentors and excellent staffs in my career, Anderson said. I think what we do makes a difference to the citizens of North Carolina and I look forward to my new role in continuing to help make North Carolina a safer place to live.


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