Commissioner: Kevin Chappell
Kevin Chappell was appointed to the Board of Parole Hearings by Governor Brown on January 4, 2016. Chappell was a retired annuitant correctional administrator at California Correctional Health Care Services in 2015, warden at San Quentin State Prison from 2012 to 2014, and served in several positions at Folsom State Prison from 2010 to 2012, including chief deputy warden and associate warden. Chappell was chief of the Classification Services Unit at the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation from 2009 to 2010, where he was facility captain from 2006 to 2008. Chappell was correctional administrator in the Division of Adult Institutions there from 2008 to 2009 and a lieutenant at Richard A. McGee Correctional Training Center from 2004 to 2006. Chappell served in several positions at California Medical Facility, Vacaville from 1995 to 2004, including lieutenant, counselor and sergeant. Chappell was a correctional officer at Folsom State Prison from 1987 to 1995.
Commissioner Chappell was reappointed to the Board of Parole Hearings by Governor Newsom on July 14, 2020.