Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr. has appointed former CDCR Warden David Long to the Board of Parole Hearings.

Long has been vice president of prison engagement at Defy Ventures since 2017. He was warden at California City Correctional Facility from 2014 to 2016.

He held several positions at Ironwood State Prison from 2008 to 2014 and 1995 to 2002, including warden, chief deputy warden and correctional counselor.

Long was associate warden at Mule Creek State Prison from 2006 to 2008, facility captain at the Adelanto Community Correctional Facilities Complex from 2002 to 2006 and a correctional officer at Chuckawalla Valley State Prison from 1989 to 1995.

This position requires Senate confirmation.