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.

Commissioners:
Robert Calderon, OPOS Correctional Administrator
Connie Gipson, DAI Deputy Director
Heather Bowlds, DJJ Deputy Director
Brian Pinneo, Correctional Lieutenant
Josh Eustice, Parole Agent I
Harold Gee, Correctional Officer

Alternate Members:
Jason Lowe, R.A. McGee CTC Academy Administrator
Teresa Perez, DJJ Superintendent

Executive Staff:
Annemarie Del Mugnaio, Executive Director
Paul Bestalorides, Correctional Administrator (A)

Staff:
Erick Espana, Correctional Sergeant
Jason Morlock, Office Technician
Janette Galvin, Staff Services Analyst
Robin DeFehr, Associate Governmental Program Analyst
Jennifer Lay, Associate Governmental Program Analyst

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