Avenal State Prison (ASP) reported the passing of retired Vocational Instructor Charlotte Ford on Nov. 1, 2016.

She began her career with CDCR in June 2004 at the California State Prison-Corcoran as a Medical Transcriber.

She promoted to ASP as an Office Technician in July 5, 2005. She promoted to OSRT – Vocational Instructor in December 2006.

In January 2009, she transferred to Kern Valley State Prison. In April 2012, she transferred to Wasco State Prison.

She retired in January 2015.