|3401 Faraon St
St. Joseph, MO 64506
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Missouri Governor Jeremiah W. (Jay) Nixon nominated George A. Lombardi to the Director of the Department of Corrections on December 18, 2008. The nomination was confirmed on January 29, 2009. Lombardi became the 6th Director to lead the Department since Corrections became its own cabinet-level state agency in 1981. Mr. Lombardi is a 35 year veteran of the Missouri Department of Corrections having served previously as the Director of the Division of Adult Institutions for 18 years, Assistant Director of that division for three years and a Warden for seven years. As Director of Corrections he is responsible for the 20 adult correctional facilities, seven community supervision centers, two community release centers and 54 parole offices across the State of Missouri. This includes approximately 11,500 staff, 75,000 probation and parolees and 30,000 inmates.