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Mason Named SCI Retreat Superintendent

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February 22, 2019 12:00 AM
By: DOC Staff

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RET - 2019 Feb - Mason, Bernadette.jpgBernadette Mason, a 21-year DOC veteran, was named superintendent of the State Correctional Institution at Retreat on December 30, 2018. She replaced Superintendent Vincent Mooney, who retired after many years of service to the DOC.

Mason, who earned a bachelor of arts in psychology, with a minor in biology, from Shippensburg University, began her DOC career as a corrections counselor 2 at SCI Mahanoy in January 1998. Over the course of her career she has served as acting unit manager, corrections superintendent assistant/public information officer and unit manager, all at SCI Mahanoy. She transferred to SCI Retreat in January 2014 to serve as corrections classification and program manager, and in April 2016 she returned to SCI Mahanoy to serve as deputy superintendent for centralized services.

As superintendent of SCI Retreat, Mason is responsible for overseeing operation of a facility that houses approximately 1,060 inmates and employs 405 individuals.

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