FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 31, 2016) – Kentucky Department of Corrections Commissioner Rodney Ballard today announced the promotion of Alicia Bloyd to deputy warden at Blackburn Correctional Complex (BCC) in Lexington. Her promotion is effective June 1.
“Alicia Bloyd has worked in various capacities since joining the department in 1998,” said Ballard. “She will be a strong asset for BCC in her new role as a deputy warden.”
Bloyd began her career with the Department of Corrections in 1998 as a correctional officer at the Kentucky State Reformatory (KSR). She was promoted to sergeant in 2000 and then promoted to classification and treatment officer in 2003. In 2005, Bloyd was promoted to unit administrator I, in which she served as the re-entry coordinator for the facility. In 2007, she was promoted to unit administrator II and was responsible for the mental health special housing unit.
In 2010, Bloyd was promoted to administrative section supervisor at the prison where she supervised multiple areas including offender information, the re-entry office and contract programs. She was named program administrator for KSR in 2015 and was recently assigned as the interim food service branch manager. In addition to these multi-faceted positions, Bloyd has experience in critical incident management.
Bloyd is a 2015 graduate of the Commissioner’s Executive Leadership Program and an active member of Kentucky Council on Crime and Delinquency (KCCD).