Board of Parole Hearings
Commissioners


Commissioner Marisela Montes

Marisela Montes

Marisela Montes was appointed to the Board of Parole Hearings by Governor Brown on July 6, 2012. Montes has been a consultant at the California Prison Industry Authority since 2011. She served in multiple positions at the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) from 2006 to 2009, including deputy director of adult institutions and chief deputy secretary of adult programs. Montes was the deputy director of administration at the California Department of Transportation from 1999 to 2006. She worked at CDCR from 1984 to 1999 in multiple positions, including chief of correctional planning and research, deputy director of parole and community services, assistant deputy director of parole and community services, associate warden at the California State Prison, Solano, assistant deputy director of administration, assistant director of affirmative action and staff services manager in peace officer testing and standards. This position requires Senate confirmation.