Sierra Conservation Center (SCC) reports the passing of retired Correctional Administrator John Martin.

Mr. Martin passed away on Feb. 7. Mr. Martin began his CDCR career when he transferred from the Department of Health Services to CDCR Headquarters in February 1981 as a stock clerk.

He promoted several times at HQ prior to transferring to the California Medical Facility (CMF) as an AGPA in 1988. In 1989, Mr. Martin promoted at CMF to Correctional Business Manager II.

He transferred to California State Prison, Solano (SOL) in 1992. Mr. Martin then promoted to Correctional Administrator in 1993, and transferred to SCC in 1995.

Mr. Martin remained at SCC as a Correctional Administrator until his retirement in 2007.