Commissioners: Patricia Cassady
Patricia Cassady was appointed to the Board of Parole Hearings by Governor Brown on November 23, 2016. Cassady has served in several positions at the Board of Parole Hearings since 1995, including Deputy Commissioner from 1995 to 2005 and again from 2013 to 2016, Associate Chief Deputy Commissioner from 2005 to 2008 and again from 2010 to 2013, and Chief Deputy Commissioner from 2008 to 2010. Cassady was a Sole Practitioner from 1988 to 1995. Cassady earned a Juris Doctor degree from the John F. Kennedy University College of Law.
Commissioner Cassady was reappointed to the Board of Parole Hearings by Governor Newsom on May 25, 2023.