BSCC Board

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The Board of State and Community Corrections (BSCC) works in partnership with local corrections systems and assists efforts to achieve continued improvement in reducing recidivism through evidence- based decision making.

Meet the 13 Board Members

  • Linda Penner, Chair of the Board of State and Community Corrections - PDF
  • Kathleen Allison, Secretary of CDCR - PDF
  • Guillermo Viera Rosa, Director of Adult Parole Operations - PDF
  • Dean Growdon, Sheriff of Lassen County - PDF
  • Vacant: A county sheriff in charge of a local detention facility which has a BSCC rated capacity of over 200 inmates, appointed by the Governor, subject to Senate confirmation.
  • Kirk Haynes, Chief Probation Officer of Fresno County - PDF
  • Janet Gaard: Retired Judge, Yolo County - PDF
  • Kelly M. Vernon, Chief Probation Officer of Kings County - PDF
  • Andrew Mills, Chief of Police of Santa Cruz - PDF
  • Scott Budnick, Founder of Anti-Recidivism Coalition (ARC) - PDF
  • David Steinhart, Director of Juvenile Justice Program Commonweal - PDF
  • Norma Cumpian: Women's and Non-Binary Services, Associate Director, Anti Recidivism Coalition - PDF
  • Cindy Chavez, Santa Clara County Supervisor