Mike Haddon was named executive director in August 2018. Before that, he twice served as interim executive director.
Haddon was appointed Deputy Director of Administrative Services, Utah Correctional Industries and the Clinical Services Bureau for the Utah Department of Corrections in January 2007 and again under the direction of Rollin Cook in 2013. In addition to supervising department functions such as finance, research, records, information technology and policy, Haddon has served as the agency’s legislative liaison.
Prior to his service with Corrections, Haddon served as director of research for the Utah Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice and the Utah Sentencing Commission. He earned his undergraduate degree from Boise State University and Master of Public Administration, with an emphasis on criminal justice administration, from the University of Utah.