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 Title
Brian Pinneo, Chair Correctional Lieutenant
Heather Bowlds, Vice-Chair DJJ Deputy Director
Robert Calderon OPOS Correctional Administrator
Josh Eustice Parole Agent I
Harold Gee Correctional Officer
Connie Gipson DAI Deputy Director
Alternate Members Title
Jason Lowe R.A. McGee CTC Academy Administrator
Teresa Perez DJJ Superintendent
Timothy Sheldon Correctional Lieutenant
Executive Staff Title
Annemarie Del Mugnaio Executive Director
Paul Bestolarides, Ed.D. Correctional Captain(RA)
Staff Title
Erick Espana Correctional Sergeant
Jessica Tabayoyong Parole Agent I
Robin DeFehr Associate Governmental Program Analyst
Janette Galvin Associate Governmental Program Analyst
Jason Morlock Office Technician

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