The award is given annual to the person or persons who serve as positive role models and foster an environment that supports a balance between professional development, professional job performance, and personal wellness. The recipient or recipients conduct themselves professionally through fair, honest, and ethical behavior.
Dee Lovette, Community Resources Manager at Avenal State Prison
“Miss Dee,” as she is known, is a whirlwind of activity as she promotes rehabilitation, anti-drug efforts, art programs and many other activities.
She puts the spotlight on success of incarcerated people to encourage and promote rehabilitation inside and outside the walls.