Commissioners, Executive Director, and Staff Directory

The Commission on Correctional Peace Officer Standards and Training (CPOST) was established by the Legislature in July 2015, to develop, approve, and monitor standards for the training of State Correctional Peace Officers. The Commission is comprised of six members, three members appointed by and representing the management of the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation; three members appointed by the Governor upon recommendation by, and representing the members of, the California Correctional Peace Officers’ Association. Each Commissioner serves a four year term. CPOST staff operates under the direction of the Commission. CPOST is dedicated to the vision, mission, values, and training goals of the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. CPOST is working diligently to ensure a well-trained, quality workforce.


Brian Pinneo, ChairCorrectional
Heather Bowlds, Vice-ChairDJJ Director (A)
Robert CalderonOPOS Correctional
Josh EusticeParole Agent
Harold GeeCorrectional
Connie GipsonDAI
Alternate MembersTitlee-mail
Jason LoweR.A. McGee CTC Academy
Teresa PerezDJJ Associate
Timothy SheldonCorrectional
Annemarie Del MugnaioExecutive
Robin DeFehrStaff Services Manager
Erick EspanaCorrectional
Aleena CruzStaff Services
Anna BozworthCorrectional
Cushiyah YehudaSenior Youth Correctional
Janette GalvinAssociate Governmental Program
Jason MorlockSpecial
Marty JonesCorrectional Captain(RA)
Mike HornCorrectional
Nghia TranParole Agent II (Specialist)
Paul BestolaridesCorrectional Captain(RA)



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