Commissioner: Randolf Grounds
Randolf Grounds was appointed to the Board of Parole Hearings by Governor Brown on August 26, 2016. Grounds served as warden at Salinas Valley State Prison from 2012 to 2014, where he was an associate warden from 2007 to 2009. He served as warden at California Correctional Training Facility, Soledad from 2009 to 2012 and chief deputy warden at California State Prison, Solano in 2009. Grounds was facility captain at the California Correctional Institution, Tehachapi from 2004 to 2007, where he was a classification and parole representative from 2002 to 2004, a correctional counselor supervisor from 1996 to 2000 and a correctional counselor from 1991 to 1996. He was a classification services representative at the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation Headquarters from 2000 to 2002, correctional counselor specialist at California State Prison, Los Angeles County in 1996 and a deputy probation officer at the El Dorado County Probation Department from 1988 to 1991. This position requires Senate confirmation.