Governor Gavin Newsom announced the following appointments on Aug. 28:
Jennifer Barretto has been appointed deputy director of facility support for the Division of Adult Institutions at CDCR. She has been assistant deputy director of the Division of Adult Institutions at CDCR since 2017. She was chief deputy administrator of the Contract Beds Unit at CDCR Headquarters from 2016 to 2017 and acting warden and chief deputy warden of the California Health Care Facility from 2015 to 2016. Barretto held multiple positions at California State Prison, Sacramento, including associate warden and correctional administrator from 2014 to 2015 and 2008 to 2010, and correctional business manager I from 2006 to 2008. She was associate director of human resources at CDCR Headquarters from 2012 to 2014 and correctional administrator in the High-Security Mission of the CDCR Division of Adult Institutions from 2010 to 2012. This position does not require Senate confirmation.
Kimberly Seibel has been appointed deputy director of facility operations for the Division of Adult Institutions at the CDCR. She has been an associate director of reception center mission at CDCR since 2018. Seibel was warden at Deuel Vocational Institution from 2016 to 2018 and at Chuckwalla Valley State Prison from 2015 to 2016. She held multiple positions at Richard J. Donovan Correctional Facility from 1999 to 2015, including chief deputy warden, associate warden, captain, lieutenant and sergeant. Seibel was a correctional officer at California Correctional Institution, Tehachapi, from 1994 to 1999 and an office assistant at California State Prison, Sacramento, from 1993 to 1994. This position does not require Senate confirmation.