Georgia Department of Corrections
Brian Owens, Commissioner
Director of Public Affairs
Contact: Office of Public Affairs (404) 656-9772
STATE OF GEORGIA
For Immediate Release
Atlanta – The Georgia Department of Corrections is pleased to announce Warden Eric Sellers was recognized by Governor Sonny Perdue on October 12, 2010 at the Fourth Annual Governor’s Customer Service Awards Ceremony. Warden Sellers received an award for Individual Excellence in Customer Service. The award recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding service to the citizens of Georgia over the last year.
“The Department is honored to have one of its employees recognized by Governor Perdue,” said Commissioner Owens. “Warden Sellers’ sets a great example of reflecting all five of the state’s customer service commitments: Helpful, Courteous, Accessible, Responsive and Knowledgeable.”
Warden Sellers has served in his current position at Burruss Correctional Training Center in Forsyth since July 2010. He began his career with the Department as a Counselor in 1989. He later served as Senior Counselor, Assistant Superintendent and Superintendent. Prior to his appointment as Warden, Sellers was Superintendent at the Clayton Transitional Center.
The Department of Corrections is the fifth largest prison system in the United States and is responsible for supervising nearly 60,000 state prisoners and over 150,000 probationers. It is the largest law enforcement agency in the state with approximately 13,000 employees.