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Leadership and Staff:


Laura Williams, Warden

Warden Laura Williams was appointed to her position as Warden of the George W. Hill Correctional Facility (Delaware County Prison) on January 31, 2022. Williams joined the facility during a period of transition to full county operation and management of the facility.

Williams began her career in the field of corrections at the Allegheny County Jail (2014) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She began her career as a Substance Use Counselor and transitioned to serve in roles of Director of Substance Use Programs, Deputy Health Services Administrator, and finally Chief Deputy Warden of Healthcare Services. In her final role as Chief Deputy Warden, she oversaw the operations of the healthcare department, inmate programs, education, re-entry, alternative housing, and administrative operations of the facility. In her tenure she assisted in the expansion of program developments and services to assist with re-integration for the incarcerated population. Williams has been a member of the Pennsylvania Prison Warden’s Association and Pennsylvania County Corrections Association since 2018.

Williams graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a bachelor of science in Psychology. Williams pursued advanced education and graduated from Chatham University with a master of science in Counseling Psychology. Williams is also a board-certified counselor.

As Warden, Williams strives to increase public safety in Delaware County by promoting correctional practices to exceed standards to maximize the safety of the community, employees, and those entrusted in our care. Warden Williams commits to serving as a stakeholder within the criminal justice system and providing opportunity and access to programs to increase successful re-integration to the community. Warden Williams is proud to represent and serve the employees of the George W. Hill Correctional Facility and Delaware County.

Hector Portillo, Deputy Warden

Deputy Warden Hector Portillo joined the George W. Hill Correctional Facility on August 8, 2022 and serves as the Deputy Warden of Security and Training Operations.

Hector Portillo began his career in corrections as a cadet at the Otero County Prison Facility in New Mexico. There, he quickly moved through the ranks taking on assignments as Sergeant, Lieutenant and Training Manager. During that time, Portillo also assumed lateral roles as Emergency Preparedness Manager, Assistant ERT Commander and Crisis Negotiations Team Commander. In later years, Portillo transitioned into Deputy Warden of Operations, and later Facility Warden for various facilities across the country. In his capacity as Deputy Warden and Warden, Portillo served in state and federal facilities overseeing the administration of such incarcerated populations as mental health, sex offenders, U.S. Marshal pre-trial/post-trial, and maximum custody.

Deputy Warden Portillo is committed to the increase in public safety by facilitating correctional best practices through evidence-based training and development for correctional staff and promoting continuous incarcerated persons’ access to rehabilitative programs and care where our community ultimately sees those in our care becoming successful returning citizens.

Lisa Mastroddi, Deputy Warden

Deputy Warden Lisa Mastroddi was appointed to her position at the George W. Hill Correctional Facility (Delaware County Prison) in December, 2021 to assist the facility during a period of transition to full county operation and management of the facility.

Mastroddi has been onsite at the facility since April, 2001 beginning her career at the facility in an accounting role which then increased to oversight in all areas of Prison operations to include Finance, Maintenance, Food Service, Commissary, Payroll, Procurement and IT Operations.

Mastroddi began her career in an accounting firm analyzing corporations, in this role, she managed budgets, income statements, balance sheets; tax returns to ensure compliance with financial and legal requirements, responsibilities and obligations. In her tenure at the facility she has implemented several key systems to ensure the safe guarding of funds, payroll systems as well as population management.

As Deputy Warden of Administration and Operations she strives to promote correctional excellence and transparency of the facility while ensuring a safe environment for the staff and population.

Dele Faly, Deputy Warden

Dele Faly was appointed to his position as the Deputy Warden for Programs and Support for Delaware County George W Hill Correctional Facility on March 2022. He is a seasoned professional administrator with a strong background in Criminal Justice, Social Services, Academia and Public Health field, as well as Governmental agency operations, strategic sourcing, and service acquisition. He excels in providing quality service delivery to special need populations by managing the welfare of wraparound services of vulnerable communities.

Faly recently relocated to Pennsylvania from the District of Columbia (DC) in which he was the Program Administrator for the DC Department for Corrections (DC DOC). At DC DOC he implemented their innovative programs/services infrastructure, established their programs service delivery process, and enhanced relationship within DC government agencies and stakeholders.

Prior to Washington DC, Mr. Faly spent twenty-five (25) years in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. He provided and managed a range of quality service delivery throughout the Commonwealth of Massachusetts communities by managing the daily operation of services, and implemented evidences-based practices programs and best promising practices in diverse industries in human services, public health and public safety.

Mr. Faly holds a graduate degree from American International College, an undergraduate degree from Springfield College both in Springfield Massachusetts. Mr. Faly is also a certified Green Belt on Lean Six Sigma (6σ) which is a set of techniques and tools for process improvement. Mr. Faly is fluent in French and English.

Albert Pleasant, Major of Security

Albert Pleasant was appointed to a Major of Security of Delaware County George W. Hill (GWH) Correctional Facility on April 6, 2022.

Major Pleasant is a graduate from Chester High School located in Delaware County, Pennsylvania. Prior to joining George W Hill Correctional Facility, Major Pleasant then went on to pursue a career in the United States Armored Forces, after several years of military duties and deployments, he was honorably discharged.

Major Pleasant began his career at GWH as a Correctional Officer in February 1989 and raised through the rank to Corporal, Sergeant, Lieutenant, Captain and Major over his carrier.

During his correctional career he has gained a wealth of knowledge in public safety and is skilled in security operations, marksmanship, defensive tactic, hostage negotiator, security transport, and commands GWH Correctional Emergency Response Team. He is trained by the PA. Department of Corrections in Elizabeth Town PA. In pursuit of even more knowledge, he has traveled up and down the East Coast training with different correctional agencies and private correctional venders. He is a student of knowledge and utilizes best practice in correctional security operations.

Major Pleasant has committed over half his life to the Care Custody and Control of the incarcerated population of Delaware County. The best advise that he can give to his staff and other is to treat everyone as you would want to be treated.

Major Leach, Major of Training Operations

Major Richard Leach was appointed to his position as the Major of Training Operations at the George W. Hill Correctional Facility on April 6, 2022.

After serving in the United States Marine Corps Reserves in 1998, Major Leach took interest in the security field and maintained a position as a Shift Supervisor for Temple University. In 2002, he continued his career in security by obtaining a position in private corrections, working as a correctional officer, progressing through the ranks of Sergeant, Lieutenant-Shift Commander, and finally Chief of Security Operations at the George W. Hill Correctional Facility (Delaware County Prison). During his tenure, Major Leach became a member and Certified Correctional Manager with the American Correctional Association (ACA). Major Leach also became a Defensive Tactics/Use of force Instructor, PREA Investigator and Prison Auditor, traveling to many different correctional facilities, ensuring compliance with ACA and DOC standards.

Major Leach graduated from the University of Phoenix with a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Administration, with a Concentration in Management.

As the Major of Training Operations, Major Leach dedicates himself to educating and continuing staff development, while maintaining and promoting good values such as integrity, ethics, honor, and respect, among all staff as well as the incarcerated population.

Kristen Grady, WellPath Health Services Administrator

Michael Root, Director of Records and Booking

Vacant, Director of Internal Affairs

Case Managers

John Swider
Senior Case Manager
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Oscar Lemus-Rojas
Senior Case Manager
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Unit 2 A,B,C,D
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Unit 4 A&B
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Unit 4 C&D
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Unit 5 A&B
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Unit 5 C&D
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Unit 6 A&B
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Unit 6 C&D
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Unit 7 A&B
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Unit 7 C&D
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Unit 8 A,C,D & SMU
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Unit 9 A&B
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Unit 9 C&D
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Unit 10A
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Unit 10 B, C, D
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Records Department

Michael Root
Records Dicector
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Melissa Kahlbom
Senior Records Tech
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Michael Meyer
Senior Records Tech
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Courtney Nardone
Records Tech
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Debbie Dunlap
Records Tech
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Beth Curry
Records Tech
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Jackie Johnson
Records Tech
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Steve Bonaventure
Records Tech
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Natalie Harper
Records Tech
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Windy Palm
Records Tech
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Judy Curry
Records Tech
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