Governance Documents

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The Board of Directors of Corrections Corporation of America (the "Company") sets high standards for the Company's employees, officers and directors. Implicit in this philosophy is the importance of sound corporate governance. It is the duty of the Board of Directors to serve as a prudent fiduciary for shareholders and to oversee the management of the Company's business. To fulfill its responsibilities and to discharge its duty, the Board of Directors follows the procedures and standards that are set forth in these guidelines. These guidelines are subject to modification from time to time as the Board of Directors deems appropriate in the best interests of the Company or as required by applicable laws and regulations.
Committee Charters
Download Corporate Governance DocumentationAudit Committee
Download Corporate Governance DocumentationRisk Committee
Download Corporate Governance DocumentationCompensation Committee
Download Corporate Governance DocumentationExecutive Committee
Download Corporate Governance DocumentationNominating and Governance Committee
Governance Documents
Download Corporate Governance DocumentationCompany Charter
Download Corporate Governance DocumentationCorporate Governance Guidelines
Download Corporate Governance DocumentationBylaws
Download Corporate Governance DocumentationStock Ownership Guidelines
Download Corporate Governance DocumentationCode of Ethics
Download Corporate Governance DocumentationRegulation FD Policy
Board Communication Instructions
Download Corporate Governance DocumentationBoard Communications; Accounting Complaints

Board Committees

Below is a summary of our committee structure and membership information. To read more about any of the committees, click on committee names in the chart below.
Chairperson Chairperson Committee Member Member Financial Expert Financial Expert
 Audit CommitteeRisk CommitteeCompensation Committee Executive Committee Nominating and Governance Committee
Donna M. Alvarado 
Donna M. Alvarado
Director
Committee Member Committee Member Chairperson   
Robert Dennis 
Robert Dennis
Director
   Committee Member Committee Member  
Mark A. Emkes 
Mark A. Emkes
Director
   Committee Member Committee Member Committee Member
Damon Hininger 
Damon Hininger
Director
    Committee Member  
Stacia A. Hylton 
Stacia A. Hylton
Director
     Committee Member
Anne L. Mariucci 
Anne L. Mariucci
Director
Committee Member Committee Member    
Thurgood Marshall, Jr. 
Thurgood Marshall, Jr.
Director
  Chairperson    Committee Member
Charles L. Overby 
Charles L. Overby
Director
  Committee Member   Committee Member Chairperson
John R. Prann, Jr. Financial Expert
John R. Prann, Jr.
Director
Chairperson   Committee Member   

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