Federal Prison Authority- Who We Are
Jose A. Santana JD
Mr. Santana has over 29 years of experience in the correctional field. He began his correctional career in the Puerto Rico Department of Corrections (PRDOC) as a Discipline Hearing Officer. He was also the Acting Director of the Rules and Regulations Division (PRDOC) from January 1989 until June 1991.
He began his Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) career as a Legal Technician activating MDC Guaynabo, Puerto Rico. He worked in positions of increasing responsibilities as a Case Manager at MDC Guaynabo, Puerto Rico and FCI Tallahassee, Florida; Case Management Coordinator at MDC Guaynabo; Unit Manager at FCC Beaumont, Texas; South Central Regional Designations Administrator, Dallas, Texas; South Central Correctional Programs Administrator, Dallas Texas.
In November 2007, was selected as Associate Warden at MDC Guaynabo, Puerto Rico, where he remained until May 2010. Lastly, in May 2010, he was promoted to the Bureau’s Chief of the Designation and Sentence Computation Center in Grand Prairie, Texas. He recently retired from the Bureau in December 2017.
Mr. Santana is a subject matter expert in classifications, designations, and complex federal sentencing issues. During his tenure, Mr. Santana provided training in the areas of sentence computation, classification, and designation, of federal inmates to U.S. Sentencing Commission, U.S. federal judges, U.S. Attorneys, U.S. Probation Officers, U.S. Marshals, and court officials.
Bruce Cameron MS, LPC-S, LSOTP-S