Commissioner: Julie Garland
Julie Garland was appointed to the Board of Parole Hearings by Governor Newsom on October 27, 2021. Garland has been Senior Assistant Attorney General at the Office of the Attorney General since 2006, where she was Supervising Deputy Attorney General from 2003 to 2006 and Deputy Attorney General from 1996 to 2002. Garland was a Law Clerk and Contract Attorney for appellate defender panel attorneys at the Fourth District Court of Appeal from 1995 to 1996. Garland was an Administrator at The Welsh School from 1990 to 1991. Garland was Program Director and Department Chair at Magdalena Ecke Family YMCA from 1987 to 1990. Garland earned a Master of Education degree in Special Education from the University of Arizona and a Juris Doctor degree from Thomas Jefferson School of Law.