The Idaho Department of Correction has named new wardens for two correctional facilities in the South Boise Correctional Complex.
Keith Yordy will serve as warden of Idaho State Correctional Institution, a 1,652-bed, medium-security, men’s prison. Yordy joined the department in 1986 as a correctional officer at ISCI. He went on to serve in various positions at Pocatello Women’s Correctional Center, Idaho Maximum Security Institution and ISCI. For the past five years, Yordy has been working as deputy warden of security at ISCI.
Noel Barlow-Hust will serve as warden of South Boise Women’s Correctional Center, a 284-bed treatment and transition facility for women. Barlow-Hust joined the department 13 years ago as a correctional officer at IMSI. She went on to work in various positions at South Idaho Correctional Institution, ISCI and Idaho Correctional Institution-Orofino, where she currently serves as a deputy warden.
At ISCI, Yordy succeeds Warden Randy Blades who will serve as warden of Idaho Correctional Center when IDOC assumes operation of the facility on July 1, 2014.
At SBWCC, Barlow-Hust succeeds Warden Shannon Cluney who was recently named deputy chief of IDOC’s Division of Prisons.
News release prepared by:
Jeff Ray, Public Information Officer, Idaho Department of Correction