Correctional Training Facility (CTF) reported the passing of Vocational Instructor Fernando Virgen on Feb. 20, 2017.

He began his career at Avenal State Prison in September 1999 as a Vocational Instructor of Upholstering.

He transferred to Pleasant Valley State Prison in February 2007 as a Re-entry Program Instructor. In March 2010, he transferred to Headquarters as an Associate Information Systems Analyst.

He transferred to CTF in June 2015 as a Vocations Instructor Office Services and Related Technologies.