Governor appoints three to CDCR leadership posts

 

Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr. recently announced the following three CDCR leadership appointments:

CDCR Secretary Scott Kernan, left, shakes hands with the newly sworn-in deputy director of the Office of Internal Affairs, Joseph Galvan. Photos by Eric Owens, CDCR staff photographer.

Joseph Galvan has been appointed deputy director of the Office of Internal Affairs at CDCR, where he has been acting deputy director since 2016. He has served in several positions for CDCR since 2005, including chief of field operations, special agent in charge, supervising special agent and special agent. He has been an adjunct professor at Los Rios Community College since 1998. Galvan served in several positions at the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control from 1993 to 2005, including supervising investigator and investigator. He was a special agent at the California Department of Justice from 1999 to 2000.

Molly Hill has been appointed warden at California Institution for Women.

Molly Hill has been appointed warden at California Institution for Women, where she has been acting warden since 2016 and served as chief deputy administrator in 2016. Hill served in several positions at California Institution for Men from 2005 to 2016, including associate warden, chief deputy administrator, correctional administrator, captain and lieutenant. She served in several positions at California State Prison, Los Angeles County, from 1992 to 2005, including lieutenant, sergeant and correctional officer.

William Sullivan has been appointed warden at California Correctional Institution.

William “Joe” Sullivan has been appointed warden at California Correctional Institution (CCI), where he has been acting warden since 2017. Sullivan was retired annuitant chief deputy warden at the CDCR from 2011 to 2017, where he was associate director of general population from 2008 to 2010 and correctional administrator from 1994 to 1997. He served in several positions at CCI from 1997 to 2008, including warden and chief deputy warden. Sullivan served as supervisor of correctional education programs at California State Prison, Los Angeles County, from 1993 to 1994 and at Preston School of Industry from 1992 to 1993. He was administrative assistant to the warden at CCI from 1990 to 1992, where he was supervisor of vocational instruction from 1988 to 1990. Sullivan served as vocational instructor at California Rehabilitation Center from 1984 to 1988. He earned a Master of Arts degree in educational administration from California State University, Los Angeles.

The appointments do not require Senate confirmation.

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