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Statewide - Governor Brown Appoints Sheriff Dean to Board of State and Coummunity Corrections (BSCC)
2/6/2014 4:30:00 PM



Sacramento, California

Date & Time:

February 6, 2014 @ 4:30 p.m.

Unit(s) Responsible:

Sheriff's Administration


California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. has appointed Sheriff Geoff Dean to the Board of State

and Community Corrections. The appointment is effective today.

The appointment fills a vacant B.S.C.C. position after the retirement of Los Angeles County

Sheriff Lee Baca. The web link to the Governor's announcement is available at:'id=18396

The B.S.C.C. works in partnership with local corrections systems and assists efforts to achieve

continued improvement in reducing recidivism through evidence-based decision making. The

position as B.S.C.C. board member requires Senate confirmation and there is no compensation.

Sheriff Dean, age 57, has held multiple positions at the Ventura County Sheriff's Office since

1977, including chief deputy, commander, lieutenant, sergeant, senior deputy, and deputy. He is

a community council member of the American Cancer Society and a board member of the Casa

Pacifica Home for Abused Children. Sheriff Dean received a Master of Public Administration

degree from California State University Northridge and a Master of Business Administration

degree from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona College of Business Administration.

For more information about the B.S.C.C., visit

Prepared by:

Captain Don Aguilar

Media Release Date:

February 6, 2014

Follow-Up Contact:

Sheriff Geoff Dean, (805) 654-2315

Approved by:

Sheriff Geoff Dean