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Linda Penner
 
Linda Penner
Chairman, Board of State and Community Corrections (State of California)
Fresno State
B.A. Social Welfare (1978)
  • Appointed to current position by Governor Brown in 2013 after serving seven years as chief probation officer for the County of Fresno.
  • In Fresno, she transitioned the department to Evidenced Based Practices for recidivism reduction and championed a culture that creates integrity, professionalism, fairness and equity to courts and offenders.
  • Recognizes that public safety services includes rehabilitation services; has initiated policies and services that promote fewer crime victims through an emphasis of assessment based accountability and programs.

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