The California Senate has passed a resolution honoring Lt. Chris Acosta, Public Information Officer/Administrative Assistant at Pelican Bay State Prison (PBSP).

The resolution – written by Sen. Jim Nielsen, R-Gerber -congratulated Lt. Acosta on being named Public Information Officer of the Year by the California State Information Officer Council (SIOC) last year.

Scott Feller, District Representative for Sen. Nielsen, presented Lt. Acosta the framed resolution.

The SIOC award marked the first time a CDCR field PIO has won this statewide award.

CDCR’s Lt. Acosta named Public Information Officer of the Year.

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From left, Scott Feller, District Representative for Sen. Jim Nielsen, presents Lt. Chris Acosta the framed Senate Resolution.