Minnesota Corrections Association

Welcome to the MCA Website

                                Founded in 1933, The Minnesota Corrections Association (MCA) is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit membership
serving corrections professionals throughout the State of Minnesota.

Our Mission: To promote the professional development of individuals working in all aspects of the corrections field
and to promote ethical and just correctional practice.

MCA Board of Directors

Become a Member!

MCA Sponsorship Opportunities

MCA Committees


MCA & MCCA Member Free Training Opportunity
Hybrid Gangs & Security Threat Groups
January 15, 2015
9 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Wright County Government Center
10 2nd Street NW   Room 120A
Buffalo, MN  55313
 Click here for details and to register
MCCA Members should e-mail registration form to MCA office.
Not a member, click here to join today.

Capitol Day
February 9, 2015
Kelly Inn - St. Paul

MCA Spring Workshop
March 27, 2015
Monticello Community Center


Thank you to those who submitted a 2014 Scholarship Application
Scholarship recipient will be announced in December 

Congratulations Newly Elected Board of Directors

President Elect (will serve as President in 2016):  Steve King - Mower County Corrections
Vice President:  Marc Bloomquist - DOC Field Services Northern MN
Secretary:  Sarah Eischens - DOC Mankato
Treasurer (2015-2016):  Jennifer Guse - Blue Earth County Probation

Congratulations to the 2014 MCA Award Winners
Corrections Person of the Year
John R. King, Assistant Commissioner Facilities Division
Department of Corrections

Professional Achievement-Institution
Kent Grandlienard, Warden - DOC MCF-Oak Park Heights

Professional Achievement-Field Services 
Brian Stoll, Agent - Wright County Court Services

President's Award Yellow Medicine Restorative Justice Department - Yellow Medicine County

Technology Award
Jennifer Gabrielli, IT4 - Department of Corrections

Board of Director's Award
Chuck Ness - Department of Corrections
MCA Nominating Committee Member

Awards were presented October 23, 2014
at the Annual Training Institute
Grandview Lodge - Nisswa, MN

Thanks to 180 Degrees, Inc. for sponsoring the pre-award ceremony social hour! 

Thanks to everyone that attended the
MCA Annual Training Institute

A Grand View of the Corrections Landscape

October 22-24
Grandview Lodge
Nisswa, Minnesota

Juvenile Justice 21
Thank you to EVERYONE who has shown interest in the
Juvenile Justice Forums!

Special thanks to our Hosts, Panel Members


Refreshment Sponsors: 180 Degrees, Inc. & Village Ranch

Other Training Opportunities

        MCA lists trainings and conferences for agencies, associations, and
organizations associated with those in the field of corrections.

Be sure to visit the "Other Training Opportunities" section through the
Events link along the top ribbon bar.

Concordia offers Tuition Discount to MCA Members  
Click $$$ here for details 

Volume 4 now available
The Forum is published up to six times a year.
Current and former issues are available in
the Member's Only section. 
Click here        The Tracker/Legislative Updates
Issue #5 and Session Summary

Click here for previous Tracker and Legislative Updates
from MCA's Legislative Liaison, Cal Saari.

MCA Embroidered Apparel
New Apparel Items Coming Soon
Watch for information on the next order Due Date

  Juvenile Justice Resource Guide

The MCA Juvenile Justice Committee has put together this great resource guide.  
Check it out on their committee page. 

Juvenile Justice Committee Page

Job Posting Board
Check out the job postings on the MCA website.
Click here
or on the link across the ribbon bar at the top of the page

Do you have a job you want posted?
Contact the MCA office at


Thank You MCA Sponsors!!!

Visit our Sponsor Page with direct links
to our sponsor websites!

Platinum Sponsors





Gold Sponsors 



                                                                                 Juvenile Justice Project
Annual Training Institute Committee                                 Apparel                                                    Members only section:
Awards Committee                                                        Other Training Opportunities                            Forum
Education and Training Committee                                                                                                     Past President List/Photos
Juvenile Justice Committee                                                                                                               DOC Retiree Newsletter
Membership Committee
Legislative/Adult Justice Committee
Sponsorship Committee
Student Services Committee
Technology Committee

                                                            MCA Office - PO Box 261, Wyoming, MN 55092
                                                              Phone: 651-462-8320  Fax: 651-717-6137
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