10:42 PM PDT on Wednesday, August 1, 2007
Former councilman gets new state post
Former Rialto City Councilman Kurt Wilson has been appointed chief of external affairs, a new post with the state Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, according to a news release issued Wednesday by Gov. Schwarzenegger.
In his new post, Wilson will work with outside groups interested in the prison system and advise department administrators about policies and programs.
Most recently, Wilson, 34, has served for about a year as director of the Office of Community Safety and Violence Prevention for the city of San Bernardino. From 1992 to 2006, Wilson was chief operating officer for Innovation Treatment Centers in Rialto and served as chief executive officer beginning in 2000.
Wilson served on the Rialto council from 2000 to 2004 and as a city planning commissioner from 1992 to 2000. Wilson, a Democrat, will be paid $97,296, according to the release.