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Douglas L Iosue, LICSW, Superintendent

Superintendent Iosue was appointed by the Cheshire County Board of Commissioners to assume responsibility of the Cheshire County Department of Corrections in July 2020, following the retirement of long-time Superintendent, Richard N. Van Wickler.

Superintendent Iosue is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who previously headed Case Management Services at the DOC. He has prior experience in clinical practice as well as senior management and program administration, most recently at Monadnock Family Services where he served in several roles, including as a clinician on the Child and Adolescent team, as the Director of Adult Outpatient Services, and as the Director of Outpatient and Community Counseling Services. Previously, after receiving his MSW from Simmons College School of Social Work in 1987, Doug began his professional career at the Brattleboro Retreat in Vermont.

Superintendent Iosue has been active on many community initiatives and projects relating to criminal justice, mental health and substance use disorders. In 2001, Doug traveled to Seattle, Washington to observe the Kings County Mental Health Court and then returned to work with the multi-disciplinary County team on the development and implementation of the local Alternative Sentencing and Mental Health Court Program. He is a member of the Cheshire County Drug Court. He was a long time member of the Cheshire County Domestic Violence Council, and he currently serves on the Board of the Hundred Nights Shelter.

“There is nothing so powerful as the truth . . . “*

*Daniel Webster

Douglas L Iosue LICSW

Department Staff

Executive Assistant
Diane AK Neilsen

Director of Training
Captain Amy Byam

Director of Programs
Captain Gregory Koziara

Director of Inmate Classification
Captain Alfred Beyer

Federal Liaison Officer
Major Scott McLaughlin

Safety, Security and Investigations 
Captain Sara Blood

Medical Services
Rebecca Van Kirk RN

Mental Health
Danielle Brown

Case Manager

Michelle Bourassa MA