Kimberly Holland, 53, of Bakersfield, has been appointed warden at the California Correctional Institution at Tehachapi, where she has served as acting warden since 2012 and chief deputy warden since 2009.

She worked at the California Substance Abuse Treatment Facility and State Prison as a correctional administrator from 2006 to 2009 and a correctional lieutenant from 2000 to 2004. Holland worked at North Kern State Prison as a correctional captain from 2004 to 2006 and correctional sergeant from 1993 to 2000 and was a correctional officer at Avenal State Prison from 1989 to 1993.

This position does not require Senate confirmation and the compensation is $130,668. Holland is a Republican.

- Officer of Gov. Jerry Brown