CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Department of Corrections says Rick Catron has been selected the new warden of the Wyoming Women's Center in Lusk.

The agency says Catron will begin the job on March 27.

Corrections Department Director Bob Lampert says Catron is a native of Brush, Colorado, with 40 years of corrections experience.

Catron succeeds Warden Virginia Pullen, who retired in November, 2016.

The Wyoming Women's Center is the only adult female prison in Wyoming, with a normal operating capacity of 277 inmates.