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Sheeley named new administrator

By Staff | Jul 8, 2011

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Regional Jail Authority recently announced the appointment of John J. Sheeley as administrator for the Eastern Regional Jail.

Sheeley comes to the West Virginia Regional Jail and Correctional Facility Authority with a great amount of experience having retired as a major after 25 years with the Maryland Division of Corrections followed by six years as Associate Warden of Programming with the West Virginia Division of Corrections.

The Regional Jail Authority’s employee awards program went into effect on June 30, 2005 and was developed to ensure Regional Jail employees are properly recognized for acts of heroism, bravery or other notable accomplishments. Various employees from the Eastern Regional Jail, as well as other jails from across the state, were awarded and recognized.