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Date: Oct. 6, 2010 Phone: 919 -716-3700

New director named for western NC prisons

Roger MoonMORGANTON - Roger Moon is the Department of Correctionís new regional director for 16 prisons in western North Carolina.
The prisons are in Alexander, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Catawba, Gaston, Haywood, Lincoln, McDowell,    Mecklenburg,  Mitchell, Rutherford and Wilkes counties.
Moon had been regional operations manager since 1998. He began his corrections career as a case analyst at Western Youth Institution in 1974, and progressed to superintendent at Caldwell Correctional Center and to district manager before being named regional operations manager.
A graduate of UNC-Greensboro with a bachelorís degree in sociology, Moon also has a masterís degree in psychology from Appalachian State University.

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