PREA JumpStart

Sept 26-28, 2022 – San Antonio, TX

Featured Trainers

Marc Coudriet - Lead Trainer

Marc Coudriet has 26 years of corrections with an additional 6 years in law enforcement. He has developed law enforcement programs and training for a Federal Police Department. He courses on operational planning and management in corrections. In the corrections field, he taught and managed all mission functions, methods, procedures, staffing, funding, organization, and leadership.

Marc Coudriet is certified in the Continuous Process Improvement (CPI) program. He conducted the recruitment and hiring of personnel; initiated, recommended, or approved concepts with staffing specialists to resolve critical recruitment problems. He identified the training needs of employees and manage the law enforcement and correctional training programs in accordance with program standards. As a Warden, Marc Coudriet supervised all areas in the field of corrections and prison operations: Security, Administration, Programs, Staffing, and Industry. Marc Coudriet is a certified auditor since 2003 through the American Corrections Association (ACA), primarily conducting ACA compliance audits for the ACA Certification for Correctional Facilities.

In 2014, he began the process for and became a certified Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Auditor. In total he has conducted thirty- six (36) ACA compliance audits and ninety-five (95) PREA compliance audits, he has received two (2) awards from ACA for leadership, professionalism, and commitment to the accreditation process in 2004 and 2017 for both ACA Accreditation and PREA audits. Marc Coudriet is currently a certified educator in the State of Texas.

Jule Brownfield - VP of PAOA

Jule started his career in corrections in 1982 and retired as a Major in 2009 at the Harris County Sheriff’s Office, which is the 3rd largest jail system in the United States. As a Major, he managed and operated all jail facilities, operations, and support services which housed a combined population of approximately ±11,000 inmates. He also managed, employed, and supported approximately 1,800 employees. Jule was entrusted with oversight of the security and day to day operations with duties that consisted of but were not limited to include, review, update, implement and enforce policies with regard to compliance with federal, state, and county standards for the care, custody, and control of inmates.


This interactive three-day course is designed to empower corrections professionals by demystifying PREA standards and providing tools to implement a successful PREA program.


Day 1 - September 26th
  • 8:00am to 8:30am Welcome/Introductions
  • 8:30am to 9:30am Guardian RFID Introduction
  • 9:30am to 10:00am Q&A – Break
  • 10:00am to 10:30am PREA Audit Process Overview
  • 10:30am to 11:00am Pre-Audit Questionnaire Review
  • 11:00am to 11:30am How to comply with the PREA Standards
  • 11:30am to 1:00pm LUNCH
  • 1:00pm to 2:00pm How to comply with the PREA Standards (con’t)
  • 2:00pm to 2:15pm Break
  • 2:15pm to 3:15pm Q&A
  • 3:15pm to 3:30pm Standards Overview
  • 3:30pm to 4:30pm Break
  • 4:30pm to 5:00pm Sample Documents
Day 2 - September 27th
  • 8:00am to 8:30am Review/Q&A
  • 8:30am to 9:30am Responsibilities of the PREA Coordinator
  • 9:30am to 9:45am Break
  • 9:45am to 11:00am Responsibilities of the PREA
    Compliance Manager
  • 11:00am to 11:30am Q&A
  • 11:30am to 1:00pm LUNCH
  • 1:00pm to 3:15pm Investigative Process
  • 3:15pm to 3:30pm Break
  • 3:30pm to 4:45pm Investigative Process (con’t)
  • 4:45pm to 5:00pm Q&A
Day 3 - September 28th
  • 8:00am to 8:30am Review/Q&A
  • 8:30am to 9:30am PREA Document Compliance
  • 9:30am to 9:45am Break
  • 9:45am to 11:15am On-Site Review, What to Expect
  • 11:15am to 11:30am Q&A
  • 11:30am to 1:00pm LUNCH
  • 1:00pm to 3:15pm Audit Compliance Resources
  • 3:15pm to 3:30pm Break
  • 3:30pm to 4:45pm Q&A
  • 4:45pm to 5:00pm Closing Remarks from Guardian
    RFID and PAOA

Sponsored by

GUARDIAN RFID is a proud sponsor of PREA JumpStart 2022 and looks forward to hosting educational training sessions for you and your team. As the inmate tracking technology leader for logging activities and cell checks to Cloud-based business and artificial intelligence and more than 200 years of combined corrections experience, GUARDIAN RFID’s mission is to build and deploy world-class technology that supports the care, custody, and control mission-set of America’s Correctional Warriors. Come see how GUARDIAN RFID assists in PREA accreditation and digitally transforms jails, prisons, and juvenile detention facilities of every size, creating safer, smarter, more aware facilities.