Sara M. Revell
Sara M. Revell began her career with the Bureau of Prisons as a Case Management Intern at FCI Lexington (KY), in 1986. Subsequently, she was selected for positions of increasing responsibility, including Case Manager at FPC Yankton (SD), Case Manager, Unit Manager, and Case Management Coordinator at FCI Marianna (FL), Designator for the Southeast Region, and Executive Assistant at FPC Montgomery (AL).
Ms. Revell served as Associate Warden at FCC Coleman (FL) and USP McCreary (KY) before being promoted as Warden for FCI Greenville (IL) and the USP Florence (CO). She joined the ranks of the Senior Executive Service in 2006. Ms. Revell was selected as Complex Warden at the FCC Butner (NC) in 2009. In that capacity, she was responsible for the operations of five institutions within the complex, including approximately 1,500 staff, and 5,100 inmates. She assumed the position as Assistant Director, Program Review Division, on August 12, 2012, and serves as the Equal Employment Opportunity Director for the agency.
Ms. Revell is a native of Rochester, Minnesota. She completed her undergraduate studies at Luther College in Decorah, IA, and attended graduate school at the University of Kentucky. She received the Bureauís Excellence in Prison Management Award in 2007, for her correctional leadership and efforts in institution operations. Ms. Revell has been actively involved in the agency's leadership development program and has served as a presenter at numerous national conferences, local programs, and community events. She received certificates from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University upon completion of Forces of Change and Women and Power courses. She is a member of the Association of Women Executives in Corrections (AWEC), American Correctional Association (ACA), National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice (NABCJ), and Correctional Peace Officers Foundation (CPOF).