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

Pbsp Warden RobertsonJames Robertson has been appointed warden of Pelican Bay State Prison, where he has been acting warden since 2017.

Robertson served in several positions at Pelican Bay State Prison from 2001 to 2009, including classification and parole representative, correctional counselor supervisor and correctional counselor.

Robertson served in several positions at the California Correctional Institution from 2016 to 2017 and from 1994 to 2001, including chief deputy administrator, correctional sergeant and correctional officer.

He was a correctional administrator at the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation from 2014 to 2016 and served in several positions at San Quentin State Prison from 2009 to 2014, including associate warden, facility captain and correctional counselor.

Robertson served in the U.S. Army from 1975 to 1977. This position does not require Senate confirmation.

Sol Warden NeuschmidRobert Neuschmid has been appointed warden at California State Prison, Solano, where he has been acting warden since 2017 and was chief deputy warden from 2015 to 2017.

Neuschmid was an associate warden at Folsom State Prison from 2013 to 2015, where he served in several positions from 1987 to 1991, including warehouse manager and correctional officer. He served in several positions at CDCR from 2007 to 2013 and from 1995 to 1997, including acting assistant deputy director of the Division of Adult Institutions and correctional administrator.

Neuschmid was correctional business manager at Mule Creek State Prison from 2005 to 2007, where he was a procurement and services officer from 1998 to 2005. He was warehouse manager at California State Prison, Sacramento, from 1994 to 1995. This position does not require Senate confirmation.

Kim SeibelKimberly Seibel has been appointed associate director of the Reception Centers Mission at CDCR, where she has been acting associate director since 2018.

Seibel was warden at Deuel Vocational Institution from 2016 to 2018 and at Chuckawalla Valley State Prison from 2015 to 2016.

She served in several positions at 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 requires Senate confirmation.