Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. on Oct. 27 announced the following appointments:

DVI Warden Kimberly Seibel and Secretary Scott Kernan.

Kimberly Seibel has been appointed warden at the Deuel Vocational Institution, where she has served as acting warden since 2016.

Seibel was warden at Chuckawalla Valley State Prison from 2015 to 2016 and served in several positions at the Richard J. Donovan Correctional Facility from 1999 to 2015, including chief deputy warden, associate warden, captain, lieutenant and sergeant.

Seibel was a correctional officer at California Correctional Institution, Tehachapi, from 1994 to 1999 and an office assistant at California State Prison, Sacramento from 1993 to 1994.

This position does not require Senate confirmation.

Gilbert Infante has been appointed to the Board of Juvenile Hearings. Infante has been a treatment team supervisor at the Stockton Training Center in CDCR’s Division of Juvenile Justice since 2015. He served in several positions at the Ventura Youth Correctional Facility from 2007 to 2015, including parole agent, senior youth correctional counselor and youth correctional counselor. This position requires Senate confirmation.

Gilbert Infante is sworn in during a ceremony in Stockton. Photo by Ike Dodson, CDCR PIO.