Kellie Wasko, RN
Vice President of Clinical Services
Kellie comes to CHP from the Colorado Department of Corrections where she excelled for the last 16 years. Most recently, Kellie was the Deputy Executive Director since 2013 where she directed all prison and parole operations, including giving frequent testimony and consultation with the state legislature on behalf of the Department of Corrections. Kellie has served over 20 years in corrections beginning as a staff nurse and rising through the ranks such as a Health Services Administrator, Warden and Director of Clinical and Correctional Services. She has chaired the Healthcare Committee for the American Correctional Association, is a board member for the Association of Women Executives in Corrections. She also chaired the Senate Bill Working Group for offenders with serious mental illness and long-term solitary confinement. Kellie is dedicated to operational excellence. With CHP, she directs our prior authorization department, facility care management, and our direct-care clinical operations in correctional facilities. Our partners benefit from Kellie’s commitment to resolving challenges, providing humane care, and ensuring our facilities maintain NCCHC and ACA standards.