Monday, 11 04, 2013
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Kentucky Department of Corrections Deputy Commissioner Jim Erwin today announced that Chris Kleymeyer has been named as the Director of Operations/Programs for Adult Institutions. As director, he will be responsible for the implementation of evidence-based programs for inmates and the oversight of support services in the adult institutions. Kleymeyer will assume his new duties Nov. 12.
“As director of the Corrections Training Division, Chris gained a great deal of insight into the day to day operations of the department,” said Erwin. “I am sure he will be an asset in his new position and we look forward to working with him.”
Prior to coming to the Department of Corrections, Kleymeyer retired from the U.S. Army following a 30 year career. His last assignment was as commander of the law enforcement command at Fort Knox.
Kleymeyer began his career with the DOC in 2004, when he was hired as the director of the Corrections Training Division. During his time as director, he implemented regionalization of the training division and built three regional training centers. He also developed and implemented the learning management system known as CRIMCAST and achieved accreditation for the division though the American Correctional Association.
He is a 1983 graduate of the University of Cincinnati where he received a bachelor of science degree in criminal justice.
During the interim, Mary Godfrey, the current deputy warden at Little Sandy Correctional Complex, will serve as the acting director of the Corrections Training Division.