Berghorn Group Principal Selected as NIC Technical Assistance Provider for Marion County Detention Center
George Berghorn has been selected as a TA provider for the Marion County Detention Center in Lebanon, KY. Dr. Berghorn will work with Jailer Barry Brady and his team to provide a Level 2 sustainability audit and plan to implement cost savings measures related to energy efficiency, water conservation, wastewater management, solid waste and recycling, green cleaning, transportation fuels, and offender programming/jobs. The audit is scheduled to take place during mid-November.
George Berghorn has been named a Technical Resource Provider for the National Institute of Corrections (NIC). His main focus will be sustainability auditing and planning for jails. The NIC is an agency within the U.S. Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Prisons which provides training, technical assistance, information services, and policy/program development assistance to federal, state, and local corrections agencies.The NIC awards funds through cooperative agreements to support program priorities. Stay tuned for an upcoming announcement of a project funded through an NIC technical assistance grant!