Mark D. Van Ells Papers and Photographs,

Contents List

Container Title
Series 2873
Part 1 (Series 2873): Original Collection, 1990-1998
Physical Description: 2.4 cubic feet (2 records center cartons and 2 archives boxes) and 1 tape recording 
Scope and Content Note: Minutes, correspondence, data, reports and surveys, and other records of a commission established by Governor Tommy Thompson in 1996 to study the correctional situation in Wisconsin; its final report, which supported implementation of intensive sanctions within a community corrections setting, was submitted in 1997. The committee was chaired by Walter Dickey of the University of Wisconsin. Other participants included Secretary of the Department of Corrections Michael Sullivan, Judge Patrick Fiedler, and numerous departmental staff. Exchanges with corrections expert George Mitchell are particularly extensive. The tape recording is of an unidentified task force meeting.
Access Restrictions: Case study data (in Box 4) contains confidential information; consult Reference Archivist regarding access.
Box   1
Folder   1-11
Minutes and agenda materials, 1996
Tape No.   1
Undated task force meeting,1996
Box   1
Folder   12
Bie, Ave, miscellany
Box   1
Folder   13-15
Binder
Box   1
Folder   16
Byrne, James, papers
Box   4
Folder   1-3
Case studies and data
Access Restrictions: Confidential: consult Reference Archivist regarding access.
Box   4
Folder   17
Charge and planning
Box   4
Folder   18
Clark Foundation grant
Box   4
Folder   19
Clippings
Box   4
Folder   20
Community Safety Subcommittee
Box   4
Folder   21-23
Correspondence
Box   4
Folder   24
Crime survey
Box   4
Folder   25-27
Data reports regarding prison population
Box   3
Folder   1
Data printouts, 1994-1995
Box   3
Folder   28-30
Department of Corrections reports
Box   3
Folder   31
Fieldler, James A.
Box   3
Folder   32
Focus group report
Box   2
Folder   1
Gang report, 1995
Box   2
Folder   2
Hammer mailing
Box   2
Folder   4
Hammer mailing
Box   2
Folder   3
Information requests
Box   2
Folder   5
Marquette survey, 1992
Box   2
Folder   6-8
Miscellany
Box   2
Folder   9-13
Mitchell, George A., 1990-1997, undated
Box   2
Folder   14
Recommendations
Box   2
Folder   15-16
Report and drafts
Box   2
Folder   17
Reports, miscellaneous
Box   2
Folder   18
Sentencing project
Box   2
Folder   19-23
Survey and survey data
Box   2
Folder   24
System Review Panel report, 1991
Box   2
Folder   25
Thompson, Tommy
2009/048
Part 2 (2009/048): Additions, 1996-1998
Physical Description: 1.0 cubic foot (1 records center carton) and 1 audio recording 
Scope and Content Note: Task force material, 1996-1998, related to the use of prison inmate labor for private industries and the privatization of prison labor. The bulk of the accession is related to Fabry Glove and Mitten Company which opened a production facility within the Green Bay Correctional Institute, hired prisoners at low wages and laid off 40% of its non-prisoner labor force. There is state audit material, correspondence, testimony, and an audio tape of John Fabry's comments about the issue. The tape recording in this accession has been assigned 1753A/1.
2013/075
Part 3 (2013/075): Additions, 1987-2002
Physical Description: 6.6 cubic feet (6 records center cartons and 2 archives boxes) 
Scope and Content Note: Records, 1987-2002, from the Department of Corrections (DOC) Secretary's office include agency memos, workplans, and records regarding the management of correctional facilities for adults and juveniles. Materials regarding specific studies for corrections issues such as relocation, restructuring, staffing issues, medical treatment of inmates, investigations of misconduct by facility staff and/or inmate problems are also included. Other records include material regarding two court cases: one case dealt with prison/inmate conditions at the supermax correctional institution in Boscobel, Wisconsin, and the other case concerns the death of an inmate at the Taycheedah Correctional Institution.
Administrative and general files
Budget
Box   1
Folder   1-2
2003-2005 budget process, 2002
Box   1
Folder   3
Budget requests, decision item narratives (DINs), 1998
Box   1
Folder   4-5
General overall budget, 2001-2002
Box   1
Folder   6
Health care budget, 2000-2001
Box   1
Folder   7
Department of Corrections (DOC) analysis of Speaker's Task Force on state budget review, 2002
Box   1
Folder   8-9
DOC reorganization, 2002
Box   1
Folder   10
Non-salary funding allocations, 2002
Box   1
Folder   11-12
Executive staff meetings, 2001-2002
Box   1
Folder   13-16
IT Management Council meetings material, 2002
Box   1
Folder   17
Division of Community Corrections (DCC) savings/purchasing plans, 2002
Box   1
Folder   18
Department of Corrections successes and accomplishments, 1998
Inmate and facilities issues and concerns
Box   2
Folder   1
Capital punishment, 1995
Box   2
Folder   2
Cognitive programming, 1996
Box   2
Folder   3
Criminal Review Panel, 1994-1995
Box   2
Folder   4
Integrated Corrections System (ICS) proposal evaluation, 2001-2002
Box   2
Folder   5-6
Inmate populations, 2000
Box   2
Folder   7
Joint-institution closings, 2002
Box   2
Folder   8
Juvenile issues, 2002
Box   2
Folder   9
Milwaukee Secure Detention Facility (MSDF) bargaining issues, 2002
Box   2
Folder   10
“Pharmacological Treatment for Certain Child Sex Offenders” (informational report), 2002 March
Box   2
Folder   11
Prison siting, 1995-1996
Box   2
Folder   12
Segregation Review Committee, 1994-1995
Box   2
Folder   13
Sexual predator bills, 1994-1995
Box   2
Folder   14
Six year facilities plan, 1996
Box   2
Folder   15
Truth-In-Sentencing (TIS) impact, 2000-2001
Box   2
Folder   16
Joint Committee on Finance (JCF), 1998
Box   2
Folder   17
Joint Committee on Finance (1.7 million GPR cost reduction), 1995-1996
Box   2
Folder   18
Legislative Reference Bureau 2909/1, 2000
Box   2
Folder   19
Management meeting, 1993-1994
Box   2
Folder   20-21
Neighborhood supervision, 1995-1996
Box   2
Folder   22
A.T. Hudson & Company Inc., 1996
Box   2
Folder   23
AIDS Task Force, 1992-1993
Box   2
Folder   24
Affirmative action, 1994-1995
Box   2
Folder   25
Arrest/conviction policy, 1994-1998
Box   2
Folder   26
Asbestos, 1999
Box   2
Folder   27
BFOQ workgroup, 1990
Box   2
Folder   28
Community Education Center (CEC) drug treatment (Indianapolis, Indiana), 2002
Box   3
Folder   1
DNA, 1995
Box   3
Folder   2
HIPAA, 2002
Box   3
Folder   3
Perimeter Assessment Study, 1996
Box   3
Folder   4
Strategic planning, 1994-1995
Box   3
Folder   5
Study of Administrative Value and Efficiency (SAVE) Commission, 1994
Box   3
Folder   6
Telecommunications, 1993-1994
Box   3
Folder   7
Unisys Corporation, 1993
Box   3
Folder   8
Union (AFSCME Council 24), 1995
U.S. Department of Justice
Box   3
Folder   9
Bureau of Justice Statistics, 1995-1997
Box   3
Folder   10
Corrections Program Office, 1998
Box   4
Folder   1
Crime bill, 1996
Box   4
Folder   2
National Institute of Corrections (NIC), 1996
Box   4
Folder   3
NIC audit, 1992
Box   4
Folder   4
Office of Justice Assistance (OJA), 1996
Box   4
Folder   5
Prison Litigation Reform Act, 1995
Box   4
Folder   6
Virginia Hart Awards, 1993
Box   4
Folder   7
Wisconsin Association of Black State Employees (WABSE), 1993-1996
Committees/pilots
Box   5
Folder   1
Circuit court automation, 1996-1997
Box   5
Folder   2
Commission on Development of Disabled Persons, 1997
Box   5
Folder   3
Commission on the Judiciary as a Co-Equal Branch of Government, 1996
Box   5
Folder   4
Commission on Recodification of Criminal Code, 1997
Box   5
Folder   5
Court Service Project, 1997
Box   5
Folder   6
Criminal Code Commission
Box   5
Folder   7
Criminal Justice Project, 1996
Box   5
Folder   8
Dane County pilot, 1997
Box   5
Folder   9
Executive session on sentencing, 1997-1998
Box   5
Folder   10
Farrow's committee, 1995
Box   5
Folder   11
Governor's Review Panel on Intensive Sanctions, 1997-1998
Box   5
Folder   12
Interagency Prevention Coordinating Committee, 1998
Box   5
Folder   13
Mess pilot/judges, 1997
Box   5
Folder   14
Research Review Committee, 1995
Box   5
Folder   15
Security reviews, 1995
Box   5
Folder   16
Security Technology Committee, 1998
Box   5
Folder   17
Sentencing and corrections
Box   5
Folder   18
Warehouse and Transportation Workgroup, 1996-1997
Box   5
Folder   19
Wisconsin Idea Seminar, 1996-1997
Box   5
Folder   20
Council on Workforce Excellence, 1998
Box   5
Folder   21
Council on Workforce Investment, 2000
Box   5
Folder   22
Computer training, 1995-1996
Correctional Centers and institutions
Centers
Box   5
Folder   23
Abode Correctional Center, 1988
Box   5
Folder   24
Black River Correctional center, 1991
Box   5
Folder   25
Drug Abuse Correctional Center (DACC), 1987
Box   5
Folder   26
Gordon Correctional Center, 1987
Box   5
Folder   27
Kenosha Correctional Center, 1990
Box   5
Folder   28
McNaughton Correctional Center, 1989
Box   5
Folder   29
Milwaukee Women's Correctional Center, 1994
Box   5
Folder   30
St. Croix Correctional Center, 1988
Box   5
Folder   31
St. John's Correctional Center, 1988-1989
Box   5
Folder   32
Sanger Powers Correctional Center, 1988
Box   5
Folder   33
Thompson Correctional Center, 1989
Institutions
Box   5
Folder   34
Columbia Correctional Institution, 1994
Box   5
Folder   35
Dodge Correctional Institution, 1990-1991
Box   5
Folder   36
Fox Lake Correctional Institution, 1989-1991
Green Bay Correctional Institution
Box   5
Folder   37
Employment study, 1987-1988
Box   5
Folder   38
Incident, 1991 October
Box   5
Folder   39
Sex discrimination cases, 1987-1988
Box   5
Folder   40
Staff discipline, 1988
Box   5
Folder   41
Jackson Correctional Institution, 1994
Box   5
Folder   42
Kettle Moraine Correctional Institution, 1989
Box   5
Folder   43
Racine Correctional Institution, 1991
Box   5
Folder   44
Racine drop-off site, 1991
Box   5
Folder   45
Stanley prison, 1999
Box   5
Folder   46
Oakhill Correctional Institution, 1994-1996
Box   5
Folder   47
Oshkosh Correctional Institution, 1991
Box   5
Folder   48
Expansions, 1987-1988
Box   5
Folder   49-50
Supermax Correctional Institution, 1996-1998
Box   5
Folder   51
Boscobel
Box   5
Folder   52
New Lisbon, 1996
Box   5
Folder   53
Location release, 1998
Box   6
Folder   1-2
Supermax Correctional Institution (SMCI) court case, 2002
Box   6
Folder   3
Taycheedah Correctional Institution
Box   6
Folder   4
Computer recycling, 1997
Box   6
Folder   5
Warden, 1993-1994
Box   6
Folder   6-7
Waupun Correctional Institution, 1989-1990
Box   6
Folder   8
Ambulance service, Waupun area, 1992
Box   6
Folder   9
Officers' termination, 1987-1988
Box   6
Folder   10
Waupun Disturbance Review Panel, 1993
Juvenile facilities
Box   6
Folder   11
Southern Oaks girls school, 1995
Box   6
Folder   12
Prarie du Chien, 1987-1988
Box   6
Folder   13
Youth leadership training center, 1994
Facilities additions/expansions
Box   6
Folder   14
Northern/Southern center, 1998
Box   6
Folder   15
Probation/parole facility, 1996-1997
Box   6
Folder   16
Prison capacity increases, 1995
Box   6
Folder   17
Prison expansion, 1991
Box   6
Folder   18
Relocation/Abode/St. Johns, 1996-1998
Box   6
Folder   19
DACC, 1996
Box   6
Folder   20
Institutions, 1989-1992
Box   6
Folder   21
Sick leave
Box   6
Folder   22-23
Geriatric facility
Box   6
Folder   24
Minimum security, 1998
Box   6
Folder   25
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), 1994-1995
Box   6
Folder   26
Private construction, 1994-1995
Box   6
Folder   27
Rock County, 1994-1995
Box   6
Folder   28
Wisconsin Correctional Center System (WCCS), 1989-1991
Box   6
Folder   29
Wisconsin Resource Center (WRC), 1989-1990
Box   6
Folder   30
Wood/Portage Counties, 1997
Box   6
Folder   31
Women offenders community programs, 1997
Division of agencies
Department of Administration (DOA)
Box   6
Folder   32
DOA Secretary Bugher, 1996
Box   6
Folder   33
Workforce development proposals, 1995
Division of Adult Institutions (DAI)
Box   6
Folder   34
BHS reorganization, 1998
Box   6
Folder   35
Buchler appointment, 1997
Box   6
Folder   36
Dorms, 1966
Box   6
Folder   37
Inmate assaults
Box   6
Folder   38
Managed care, 1998
Box   6
Folder   39
Prison industries, 1998
Box   6
Folder   40
Tower reduction negotiations, 1995
Box   6
Folder   41
UW Hospitals, 1994
Box   7
Folder   1
Workplan FY 2000
Box   7
Folder   2
Weights, 1995
Box   7
Folder   3
Bureau of Correctional Enterprises (BCE), 1995
Box   7
Folder   4
Dental system review
Box   7
Folder   5
Smoking survey, 1996
Box   7
Folder   6
Transportation, 1996
Box   7
Folder   7
Circle of Recovery, 1996
Box   7
Folder   8
Education, 1996-1997
Box   7
Folder   9
Geriatrics, 1997
Box   7
Folder   10
Gangs
Box   7
Folder   11-12
Prison Industries Board, 1994-1999
Box   7
Folder   13
Industries legislation, 1994
Box   7
Folder   14
Correctional Health Services Medical Director Agreement, 1990-1991
Box   7
Folder   15-16
Health services restructuring, 1991-1992
Box   7
Folder   17
Wisconsin DOC K-9 unit proposal
Box   7
Folder   18
Taut wire fence system, 1995
Division of Community Corrections (DCC)
Box   7
Folder   19
Badger Industries Inc. juris monitor, 1996
Box   7
Folder   20
Community Control and Confinement Phase I Project, 1996-1997
Box   7
Folder   21
Community services
Box   7
Folder   22
DCC workplan, 1998 January
Box   7
Folder   23
Division of Intensive Sanctions (DIS) issues, 1997
Box   7
Folder   24
Felony drug offender alternative, 1990, 2000
Box   7
Folder   25
Hathcote case, 1997
Box   7
Folder   26
Holton Street, 1995
Box   7
Folder   27
Points, 1995
Box   7
Folder   28
Pre-sentence recommendation, 1996
Box   7
Folder   29
Privatizing parole and probation in Wisconsin, 1999
Box   7
Folder   30
Protective occupation status, 1990
Box   7
Folder   31
Racine Area Project, 1999
Box   7
Folder   32
Reorganization, realignment and redesign, 1998
Box   7
Folder   33
Revocation matrix, 1995
Box   7
Folder   34
St. Croix issues, 1997
Box   7
Folder   35
System 21
Division of Juvenile Corrections (DJC)
Box   7
Folder   36
Aramark food service, 1995
Box   7
Folder   37
DJC workplan, 1996-1997
Box   7
Folder   38
Juvenile institution population, 1998
Box   7
Folder   39
Lincoln Hills School
Box   7
Folder   40
Mendota Juvenile Treatment Center (MJTC), 2000
Box   7
Folder   41
Turner case, 1996
Box   7
Folder   42
Violent juvenile offender, 1998-1999
Box   7
Folder   43
Youth gang diversion, Brown County, 1997
Division of Management Services (DMS)
Box   7
Folder   44
Cindy Archer, 1999
Box   7
Folder   45
Budget system study, 1999
Box   7
Folder   46
DMS workplan, 1996
Box   7
Folder   47
Disciplinary log, 1996
Division of Program Planning and Movement (DPPM)
Box   7
Folder   48
Hare, 1996-1998
Box   7
Folder   49
Integrating policy, research and practice, 1998
Box   7
Folder   50
Office of Audits, Investigations and Evaluations, 1996
Box   7
Folder   51
Pro tech monitoring, 1998
Box   7
Folder   52
Restorative case management, 1996-1997
Box   7
Folder   53
Victim services workplan, 1998
Box   7
Folder   54
Victim Information and Notification Everyday (VINE), 1996
Box   7
Folder   55
Inmate health incidents (Sentinel/Journal inquiries)
Box   8
Folder   1
Intensive sanctions, 1991-1992
Box   8
Folder   2
Intensive sanctions administrative rule 346, 1993
Investigations
Box   8
Folder   3
Davis fraternization case, 1995
Greer, Michelle
Box   8
Folder   4
Michelle Greer, 1996, 2000
Box   8
Folder   5
Ad Hoc Committee findings and final report, 2000
Box   8
Folder   6
Final report of the Mortality Review Committee, 2000 March
Box   8
Folder   7
Health care audits, 2000-2001
Box   8
Folder   8
Greer investigation, 1998, 2000
Box   8
Folder   9-11
Investigation materials
Box   8
Folder   12
Haase, Janet, 1997
Box   8
Folder   13
Kleinsteiber, Linda, 1996-1997
Box   8
Folder   14
Spanbauer, David, 1994
Box   8
Folder   15
Rogers, Will, 1997
Judiciary cases
Box   8
Folder   16
Lowery case, 1996
Box   8
Folder   17
Sahagian case, 1996
Box   8
Folder   18
Spanbauer case, 1996
Legislative
Box   8
Folder   19
Legislative Fiscal Bureau (LFB), 1996
Box   8
Folder   20
Legislative proposals, 1996
Box   8
Folder   21
Pornography, 1992
Box   8
Folder   22
Milwaukee County
Box   8
Folder   23
Absconder unit
Box   8
Folder   24
Holds – Milwaukee County, 1996-1997
Box   8
Folder   25
House of Correction, 1997
Box   8
Folder   26
Strategic simulation, 1997
Box   8
Folder   27-28
Milwaukee County jail lawsuit, 1994-1998
Box   8
Folder   29
Kleismet decision, 1998
Box   8
Folder   30
Sheriffs meeting, 1997