Dec 12, 2012 9:10 PM by Kelly Orsini, KSBY News

Governor Brown appoints warden for California Men's Colony

Elvin Valenzuela, 51, of Visalia, has been appointed warden at the California Men's Colony, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, the office of Governor Jerry Brown announced on Wednesday. Valenzuela has served as acting warden since 2011.

He has served in multiple positions at the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation since 1987, including chief deputy administrator, associate warden and correctional captain at the California Men's Colony, associate warden at North Kern State Prison, correctional lieutenant, correctional sergeant and correctional officer at Corcoran State Prison and correctional officer at Avenal State Prison.

The position pays $130,668.



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