Kris Weitzell

Kris Weitzell is once again the new warden of the Newton Correctional Facility (NCF) in Newton, Iowa. Weitzell is a 30-year veteran of the Iowa Department of Corrections and previously served as warden at NCF for roughly nine years beginning in the late 1990s. Most recently she was warden of the Fort Dodge Correctional Facility, prior to which she served as superintendent of the Clarinda Correctional Facility. Weitzell started her correctional career as a corrections officer at the Iowa Correctional Institute for Women in 1982.