Kathleen Allison, 47, of Sacramento has been appointed deputy director of facility support at the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR), where she has served as acting deputy director since 2012.

Allison was associate director of female offender programs and services at CDCR from 2011 to 2012. She served in multiple positions at the California Substance Abuse Treatment Facility and State Prison, Corcoran, from 2002 to 2011, including warden, chief deputy warden, associate warden and correctional health services administrator.

She was community resources manager at Avenal State Prison from 1996 to 2002, senior medical technical assistant at Avenal State Prison from 1994 to 1996, senior medical technical assistant at North Kern State Prison from 1993 to 1994, and medical technical assistant at Avenal State Prison from 1987 to 1993.

This position does not require Senate confirmation.