The Maine State Prison has a new Warden. Rodney Bouffard is taking over the role after serving as Acting Warden for several months. He has worked in a number of high level positions within the state corrections department, including a tenure as Superintendent of the Long Creek Youth Development Center. He is credited with playing a significant role in helping the Maine Juvenile System earn a ranking of third best in the country. Leaders there are calling his promotion a process that will bring positive changes to the system.