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Kelley named ADC Director
Effective Jan. 13, Wendy Kelley assumed the role of ADC Director. Kelley had served as Chief Deputy Director since Jan. 2014.
The first female in the role of Chief Deputy Director, Kelley now becomes the first female Director. Kelley had served as the Deputy Director for Health and Correctional Programs since February 2006. In her previous work at the Attorney General?s Office, the ADC was one of her major litigation clients for 11 years. She was the Deputy Attorney General supervising the Civil Department for the last four years of her 14 years in that office.
She earned her J.D. in 1987 from the William Bowen School of Law in Little Rock, and a B.A. in 1984 from the University of Arkansas.
A member of the ACA since 2006, Kelley has served on the Adult Corrections and Legal committees since 2008. She was appointed co-chair for the Coalition of Correctional Health Authorities in January 2013.