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After swearing in the new director of the Division of Internal Oversight and Research, CDCR Secretary Scott Kernan congratulates Guillermo Viera Rosa.

Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr. has appointed Guillermo Viera Rosa as director of CDCR’s Division of Internal Oversight and Research.

Viera Rosa was an adviser to CDCR’s Division of Adult Parole Operations (DAPO) from 2017 to 2018 and principal of Viera Consulting LLC in 2017.

He served in several positions at CDCR from 2000 to 2013 and 2009 to 2017, including director of DAPO, parole administrator, parole agent supervisor and parole agent.

He served in several positions at the Board of Parole Hearings from 2004 to 2009, including deputy commissioner, correctional counselor supervisor and parole agent specialist.

He was an instructor at the Riverside County Office of Education from 2003 to 2004. He was a deputy probation officer at the San Bernardino County Probation Department from 1995 to 2000.

He earned a Master of Arts degree in social science from Azusa Pacific University.

This position does not require Senate confirmation.