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Jillian Shane has worked in corrections at state and local level in both private and public facilities for nearly 17 years. Jillian was most recently employed as the Inspector General and PREA Coordinator by the State of New Mexico Corrections Department for five years. In addition to the PREA Department, she oversaw all policies and their subsequent distribution, application, investigations for violations thereof and compliance; worked with the Office of General Counsel on the consent decree compliance for the adult prisons; oversaw all audits and corrective actions in all facilities, and oversaw all contract oversight and penalty assessments for private facilities in the state.  Prior to her employment with the State, she worked as a lieutenant/unit manager at a County Detention Center. Before moving to New Mexico, she worked for Corrections Corporation of America at Northeast Ohio Correctional Center. During her tenure there, she served as an instructor, executive assistant, public information officer, grievance officer, and PREA coordinator. 

Ms. Shane also worked as a Lead Investigator for the City of Albuquerque in addition to being president of her own corrections consulting business.  She has served as an expert witness in numerous correctional matters, conducted training in various confinement settings, assisted in investigations at the city and federal levels, and conducted PREA related mock audits and audits.  To date, Ms. Shane has conducted over fifty audits of prisons and jails and has conducted assessments and training in countless others.