Former NM Secretary Of State Continues On Albuquerque Board

Former New Mexico Secretary of State Rebecca Gonzalez (left) poses with Dismas Charities Vice President of Development Den Freaney at a recent meeting of the Albuquerque Community Advisory Board. Gonzalez has been on the board since its 1966 inception. Like Us On FaceBook!

Diersen Charities Albuquerque Staff Tour Los Luna

On April 23, members of the Albuquerque staff toured Los Lunas State Prison viewing the mental health, segregation, geriatrics, medical, and general population areas. From left are Resident Monitors Jesse Cordero, Fabiola Ruiz, and Antonette McConnell, and Word Processor Jessica Kelley Assistant Director Kelly Bowman also attended. Like Us On FaceBook!

Dismas Charities El Paso Intern Appointed To Rights Board

  El Paso Intern Christian Salas (right) has been appointed to the Disability Rights Texas Board of Directors. The board is a legal protection and advocacy agency for those with disabilities. Salas is a graduate of the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) and is enrolled in its master’s program. Also pictured are Intern […]

Tabernacle Makes Circuitous Route To Final Place Of Honor At Dismas Charities Headquarters

Since 1998, Maintenance Supervisor Joe Starks has sheltered what turned out to be the magnificent Tabernacle pictured here. Starks was unsure what the object was as it was so blackened by years of neglect, but he believed in his heart it was of a spiritual nature and should be preserved. The solid brass object, which […]

Master Life Book-II Graduation

Dismas Charities St. Ann clients graduated from the Master Life Book II class receiving certificates from sponsoring Bates Memorial Missionary Baptist Church. The program is a study focusing on Christ transforming lives by developing a personal, lifelong, obedient relationship with Jesus which transforms character into Christlikeness, changes values, and involves you in His mission in […]

29 Dismas Charities Macon Representatives Participate In Breast Cancer Walk In Honor Of Dismas’ Gladys Scott

Eleven staff members, 14 residents and four community partners took part in the Macon facility’s first ever Breast Cancer Awareness Walk October 23 in memory of the late Gladys Scott, a Dismas Associate Vice President. Wearing team T-shirts bearing Scott’s name, the Dismas representatives covered five miles from the facility to Ocmulgee Heritage Trial and […]

Dismas Charities Corporate Staff Know How To Celebrate Halloween

You’d have to go a long way to equal the Halloween spirit demonstrated recently by members of Dismas’ Corporate Staff in Louisville. They included a Chef (President/CEO Ray Weis), Dracula (Vice President of Business Development Steve Vice), Chubacca from Star Wars (IT Administrator Chris Scharfenberger), a Rooster (Executive Vice President Jan Kempf), a Taco (Senior […]

Diersen Charities Albuquerque Honored At Patriotic Employer Luncheon For Its Support Of Military

On October 29, Diersen Charities attended the New Mexico ESGR Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) Patriotic Employer Award Luncheon at the National Guard Armory in Albuquerque. Guest speakers at the luncheon included New Mexico Lieutenant Governor John Sanchez and Brigadier General Juan Griego. Director Jack Morgan and Assistant Director Kelly Bowman were […]

Ms. Jan Kempf, Dr. David Robinson Present Research Data On Re-Entry To ICCA Attendees

During the 50th Annual Conference of the International Community Corrections Association (ICCA) in Cleveland, Ohio, Dismas Charities Executive Vice President Jan M. Kempf and Dr. David Robinson, President and CEO of Orbis Partners, Inc. provided the most recent research regarding the risk needs and strength assessment used by Dismas. Collectively, Kempf and Robinson have nearly […]

Stars Presented To Dismas Charities “Stars” At Conference

To commemorate Dismas’ 50th Anniversary and their 30 plus years of service toward that landmark, the Vice Presidents of Dismas presented President/CEO Ray Weis and Executive Vice President Jan Kempf(holding certificates) with a star named in their honor. The gifts, registered through the International Star Registry, were presented during the annual International Community Corrections Association […]