Gov. Brown has appointed Kenneth Pogue, 47, Undersecretary of Administration and Offender Services at the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR).

Dr. Diana Toche remains as Undersecretary of Health Care Services.

Mr. Pogue has served as assistant secretary in CDCR’s Office of Legislation since 2013.

He served as a deputy attorney general at the California Department of Justice, Office of the Attorney General from 1999 to 2013. He was an associate at the Law Offices of Porter, Scott, Weiberg and Delehant from 1997 to 1999.

He was a contract attorney at the Law Office of Robert Tronvig in 1997 and served as a contract district attorney at the San Diego County District Attorney’s Office in 1996.

He earned a Juris Doctor degree from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law. This position requires Senate confirmation.