Davis started as correctional officer at CTF-Soledad in 1994

On June 18, Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr., announced the appointment of a warden for the state’s oldest prison.

Ron Davis has been appointed warden of San Quentin State Prison.

Ron Davis has been appointed warden of San Quentin State Prison.

Ronald Davis, 45, of Visalia, has been appointed warden at San Quentin State Prison, where he has served as acting warden since 2014.

Davis served as warden at Valley State Prison in Chowchilla from 2012 to 2014 and was chief deputy warden at Avenal State Prison from 2010 to 2012.

He served in several positions at California State Prison, Corcoran, from 2006 to 2010, including correctional administrator, facility captain and correctional captain. Davis was a business manager and correctional lieutenant at the California Substance Abuse Treatment Facility and State Prison, Corcoran, from 2002 to 2006. He served in several positions at Salinas Valley State Prison from 1996 to 2002, including lieutenant, sergeant and correctional officer and was a correctional officer at the California Correctional Training Facility, Soledad from 1994 to 1996. This position does not require Senate confirmation.