Jack Kavanagh was appointed as Director for the Howard
County Department of Corrections in March 2008.
Prior to this Mr. Kavanagh served as Deputy Director from January 2003
until his appointment as Director. Mr.
Kavanagh also spent 24 years with the State of Maryland Division of Correction. While employed with the Division of
Correction he held numerous positions to include Warden, Assistant Commissioner
and Deputy Commissioner. Mr. Kavanagh
possesses a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Baltimore. He has also graduated from the Department of
Justice’s National Institute of Corrections Executive Excellence Program and is
a 2005 graduate of Leadership Howard County.
In 2001, Mr. Kavanagh was awarded certification from the American
Correctional Association as a Certified Corrections Executive.
Howard County Board to
Promote Self Sufficiency
Howard County Mediation
and Conflict Resolution Center Advisory Board
Administrators Association Executive Board
Citizen’s Advisory Board