BSCC Board Gets Two New Members
The Office of Governor Jerry Brown has announced the appointment of two new members to the 13-member Board of State and Community Corrections
David Bejarano, 58, of Bonita, has been appointed to the California Board of State and Community Corrections. Bejarano has been chief of police at the Chula Vista Police Department since 2009. He was president at Presidential Security Services from 2005 to 2009 and served as the U.S. Marshal for the Southern District of California from 2003 to 2005. Bejarano served in several positions at the San Diego Police Department from 1979 to 2003, including police chief, supervisor, detective and officer and served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1975 to 1978. He is president of the California Police Chiefs Association. This position requires Senate confirmation and there is no compensation. Bejarano is a Republican. Leticia Perez, 38, of Bakersfield, has been appointed to the California Board of State and Community Corrections. Perez has been a member of the Kern County Board of Supervisors since 2013. She was a consultant for economic development and the state permitting process in the Office of California State Senator Michael Rubio from 2011 to 2012, served as an attorney at the Kern County Public Defender’s Office from 2008 to 2011 and was a community banker for Wells Fargo Bank from 2001 to 2003. She earned a Juris Doctor degree from the Valparaiso University School of Law. This position requires Senate confirmation and there is no compensation. Perez is a Democrat.
Governor Brown Re-Ups Terms for 2 Board Members
Michelle Scray Brown, 51, of Hesperia, has been reappointed to the California Board of State and Community Corrections, where she has served since 2013. Brown has served as chief probation officer at the San Bernardino County Probation Department since 2009, where she has held several positions since 1985, including assistant chief probation officer and deputy chief probation officer. She earned a Master of Arts degree in criminal justice from California State University, San Bernardino. This position requires Senate confirmation and there is no compensation. Brown is a Republican. Geoff Dean, 58, of Ventura, has been reappointed to the California Board of State and Community Corrections, where he has served since 2014. Dean has been sheriff at the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office since 2011, where he has served in several positions since 1977, including commander, sergeant and deputy. He earned a Master of Public Administration degree from California State University, Northridge and a Master of Business Administration degree from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona College of Business Administration. This position requires Senate confirmation and there is no compensation. Dean is a Republican.