James Sayler is the new warden of the North Dakota State Penitentiary, according to the state Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.
Sayler started his career as a correctional officer in 2002. He was promoted to contract administrator in the transitional facilities unit in 2012 and became warden of transitional facilities in September 2015. He has had oversight of county jails since June 2018.
Colby Braun held the warden position for five years. He will now be director of facility operations.