Commissioner: Kevin Chappell
Kevin Chappell was appointed to the Board of Parole Hearings by Governor Brown on January 4, 2016. Chappell has been a correctional administrator retired annuitant at California Correctional Health Care Services since 2015. He served as warden at San Quentin State Prison from 2012 to 2014 and held 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 and a correctional administrator in the Division of Adult Institutions from 2008 to 2009. He was a lieutenant at the Richard A. McGee Correctional Training Center from 2004 to 2006, served in several positions at the California Medical Facility, Vacaville from 1995 to 2004, including lieutenant, counselor and sergeant, and was a correctional officer at Folsom State Prison from 1987 to 1995.