A Los Angeles attorney was appointed Wednesday to the Board of Parole Hearings, where he has been deputy commissioner since 2017, by Gov. Jerry Brown.
The appointment of Excel Sharrieff, 49, requires Senate confirmation, according to the governor’s office.
Sharrieff was lead hearing officer at Amtrak from 2016 to 2017 and a hearing officer for the city of Los Angeles from 2015 to 2016. He served as a judge pro tempore at the Los Angeles County Superior Court from 2006 to 2017 and was an attorney in private practice from 1999 to 2016.
Sharrieff, a Democrat, is a graduate of the Pepperdine University School of Law.
The compensation for the post is $153,689 annually.
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