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.


Josh EusticeParole Agent I
Connie GipsonDAI Director
Rick HillWarden
Jason LoweDJJ Deputy Director
Alternate MembersTitle
Pedro ChaneloCorrectional Administrator
Teresa PerezDJJ Associate Director
Timothy SheldonCorrectional Lieutenant
Guillermo Viero RosaDAPO Director
Paul BestolaridesExecutive Director (A)
Robin DeFehrStaff Services Manager I
Erick EspanaCorrectional Sergeant
Aleena CruzStaff Services Analyst
Anna BozworthCorrectional Officer
Cushiyah YehudaSenior Youth Correctional Counselor
Jason MorlockSpecial Assistant
Judy BourgeoisAssociate Governmental Program Analyst
Marty JonesCorrectional Captain (RA)
Mike HornCorrectional Officer
Stephanie BarrazzaStaff Services Analyst



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