Kelly Harrington, 49, of Folsom, has been appointed deputy director of facility operations at the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, where he has been acting deputy director of facility operations since 2013 and served as associate director of high security and transitional housing from 2010 to 2013.
Harrington held multiple positions at Kern Valley State Prison from 2008 to 2010, including warden and acting warden, and held multiple positions at Wasco State Prison from 2003 to 2008, including chief deputy administrator and correctional administrator. He was a facility captain at the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, Community Correctional Facilities Unit from 2000 to 2003. He served in multiple positions at Wasco State Prison from 1997 to 2000, including facility captain and correctional counselor, was a correctional counselor at North Kern State Prison from 1995 to 1997 and a correctional counselor and officer at the California Correctional Institution in Tehachapi from 1987 to 1995.
This position does not require Senate confirmation and the compensation is $149,592. Harrington is a Republican.