Leading the way in litigation strategies.

Chandler, Arizona

Phone

(916) 601-4123

  • Highly motivated and professional Public Safety Executive with 26 years experience with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) and ongoing experience as a Public Safety Consultant.
  • Experienced practitioner in all facets of correctional management including adult operations, fiscal management, gang management, canine operations, strategic planning and evaluation, policy development, litigation management, project management, cell phone interdiction, internal/external communications, and risk assessment.
  • Strong management skills in complex organizational structure – 60,000 staff and $9 billion in annual expenditures.
  • Executive spokesperson/crisis communication to the media, legislature, public, labor unions, and local/state/federal government agencies in the policy development and management of 165,000 inmates.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide strategic leadership to one of the nation’s largest and complex prison systems.
  • Qualified in state and federal courts as an expert in CDCR Policies and Procedures, Prison Gangs and Street Gangs, In-custody and Community Risk Assessment, and ADA Compliance.
  • Extensive experience in court testimony and expert witness testimony.

Employment History

Subia Consulting Services, Inc. April 2012- Present
President

Specializing in Correctional Operations, Rehabilitative Programming, Construction Oversight, and Community Reentry/Parole. Provides prompt resolution strategies to critical issues facing correctional operations and community-based offender management in today’s politically charged and financially challenged environment. Specialize in providing insight and resolution to critical issues facing Corrections entities including, Prison Overcrowding, Court Compliance, and Cell Phone Interdiction.

Provide expert testimony in criminal and civil matters in state and federal court. Identified as an expert in ADA Compliance, Correctional Operations, Gang Management, and Risk Assessment.

Professional Training Institute April 2013 – April 2016
Executive Director

The Professional Training Institute (PTI) is certified by the Board of State Community Corrections, Standards & Training for Corrections (STC) to provide training to city, county and state agencies in Public Safety Curriculum. PTI also provides course-specific training in Leadership and Supervision to public and private entities. PTI instructors all held previous high-level management and executive positions in law enforcement, mental health, and public sector/public safety positions. PTI is also a Motivational Interviewing Training Center.

Professional Training Institute April 2013 – Present
Executive Director

The Professional Training Institute (PTI) is certified by the Board of State Community Corrections, Standards & Training for Corrections (STC) to provide training to city, county and state agencies in Public Safety Curriculum. PTI also provides course-specific training in Leadership and Supervision to public and private entities. PTI instructors all held previous high-level management and executive positions in law enforcement, mental health, and public sector/public safety positions. Course offerings include half day, full day, and weekly training as well as both supervisory and leadership academies. PTI is also a Motivational Interviewing Training Center.

California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation
Director, Division of Adult Operations January 2012 – April 2012
Deputy Director, Division of Adult Operations December 2009 – December 2011
Associate Director, Division of Adult Operations December 2007 – December 2009

  • Responsible for the policy implementation, planning, and operations of the Division of Adult Institutions. Cabinet-level position within CDCR representing the operations of 33 state prisons, 38 camps, community-based facilities and rehabilitative programs for approximately 165,000 inmates.
  • Responsible for the development of complex correctional policies, such as executions and inmate classification processes, and coordinated policy development with labor organizations, Legislature, and the public.
  • Extensive involvement in complex classification and population management aspects.
  • Effectively utilize statistical comparative analysis and key strategic measurements to monitor diverse aspect of prison operations.
  • Oversee all facility budgets, delivery of medical, dental, and mental health care and all security operations of the facilities.
  • Coordinator for the Disability Placement Program (Armstrong), Developmentally Disabled Program (Clark), and the Mental Health Delivery System (Coleman).
  • Responsible for the formulation of the Department’s Statewide Canine Program.

Warden, Mule Creek State Prison December 2006 – December 2007

  • Provided executive leadership to Level III/IV institution. Oversaw all major departments in the care, treatment, program, and custody of approximately 3,200 inmates.
  • Formulate and execute both short and long-term planning in the successful integration of executive goals/vision and objectives.
  • Ensure inmate services through direct contact and monitoring of internal management measurements. Oversee inmate programs, medical/mental health services,  parole readiness activities, and disciplinary/due process requirements. Provide result-based leadership that stresses responsible and ethical behavior for staff and inmates and lead by example.  Manage departmental assets through direct involvement in fiscal processes and self-imposed accountability for all prison expenditures.

Various Correctional Positions May 1986 – December 2006

  • Correctional Administrator/Chief Deputy Administrator
  • Correctional Captain
  • Employee Relations Officer
  • Public Information Officer/Administrative Assistant
  • Correctional Lieutenant
  • Investigations Lieutenant/Sergeant
  • Institution Gang Investigator
  • Correctional Sergeant
  • Correctional Officer

Professional Education and Training

1983/84 – Central Texas College – Studies in Psychology and Business Management
1984 – Honorable Discharge U.S. Navy E-5
1986/86 – Sacramento City College – General Education and Criminal Justice
1995 – University of California, Davis – Administrative Law

  • Internal Affairs Investigation, San Jose State University
  • Administrative Hearing Advocacy, University of California, Davis
  • Criminal Investigation, Sacramento City College
  • Homicide/Death Investigation, Sacramento City College
  • High Stakes Employment Litigation, Continuing Education of the Bar
  • Selected Issues in Workers Compensation, Continuing Education of the Bar
  • Fundamentals of Employment Law Practice, Continuing Education of the Bar
  • Criminal Investigation, California Department of Justice
  • National Incident management System, Office of Homeland Security
  • Leadership Development Training, IBM Workforce Solutions
  • Discipline and Labor Problems, Americans for Effective Law Enforcement, Inc
  • Employment and Labor Law, Littler, Mendelson, Fastiff, Tichy, and Mathiason
  • Leadership Development Studies Program, Phi Theta Kappa
  • Gang Management, Correctional Peace Officers Foundation
  • Interpreting Gang Tattoos, American Correctional Association

Specialized Boards and Memberships

Phi Theta Kappa National Honor Society
Strategic Offender Management System (SOMS) – Executive Steering Committee
American Correctional Association

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