The Middle Atlantic States Correctional Association (MASCA) confers several prestigious awards at our Annual Conference and Training Event. These awards are:
CARL ROBINSON AWARD: MASCA’s Carl Robinson Award is named for Warden Carl Robinson of the State of Connecticut who served on the MASCA Board of Trustees and was the posthumous recipient of the E.R. Cass Award, the highest professional honor bestowed by the American Correctional Association. This award is presented to a professional who has demonstrated extraordinary leadership and made significant contributions to the correctional field.
FOUNDERS AWARD: MASCA’s Founders Award honors the legacy of commitment of the founding members of MASCA, who organized a regional professional organization in 1938. This award is presented to a professional who has demonstrated exceptional efforts to promote professionalism in probation, parole, juvenile justice and/ or corrections.
HAROLD MILLER COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD: MASCA’s Harold Miller Community Service Award is named in honor of Harold Miller of Pennsylvania, MASCA’s first President Emeritus, whose career included a strong personal commitment to give back to his community. This award honors a criminal justice professional who exemplifies the spirit and example of Harold Miller by making a significant contribution to the betterment of the community at large.
SAL RUSSONIELLO SERVICE AWARD: MASCA’s Sal Russoniello Service Award is named for Sal Russoniello, a parole professional from the State of New Jersey, who was the only person to serve two terms as MASCA President. This award is presented to a professional who has demonstrated extraordinary devotion to advancing the educational mission of the Middle Atlantic States Correctional Association.