Providing Safety and

Hope for Arkansans

Providing Safety and Hope for Arkansans

Committed to public safety and providing professional management solutions and evidence-based rehabilitative initiatives for offenders

The Secretary’s Office

The Office of the Secretary is comprised of employees responsible for supporting the Secretary in the administration of the various duties of the Department pursuant to law and Board of Corrections’ policy.

The Office of the Secretary

Joe Profiri, Secretary
(501) 682-3309 

Lindsay Wallace, Chief of Staff
(501) 682-3309 

Bilenda Harris-Ritter, General Legal Counsel
(870) 267-6371 (Pine Bluff)
(501) 682-3309 (North Little Rock)

Lamont Wimbley, AGM, Chief Financial Officer
(870) 850-8719

Dina Tyler
Communications Director
(870) 267-6205 (Pine Bluff)
(501) 682-5190 (North Little Rock)

  • Oversee constituent services, public information, DOC website and social media
  • Point of contact for media
  • Coordinate Freedom of Information Act requests

Nicholas C. Stewart, Human Resources and Training Administrator
(501) 682-3309

Tabrina M. Bratton, PhD, Quality Improvement and Program Evaluation Administrator
(501) 682-3309

  • Evaluate department programs and services
  • Design and conduct applied research
  • Oversee UALR doctoral residents

The Arkansas Department of Corrections is comprised of over 4,000 dedicated employees within the following:

  • The Division of Correction (formerly the Arkansas Department of Correction)
  • The Division of Community Correction (formerly Arkansas Department of Community Correction)
  • Arkansas Correctional School District
  • The Office of the Criminal Detention Facility Review Coordinator
  • The Parole Board
  • The Sentencing Commission

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