Kurt Wilson, 34, of Rialto, has been appointed chief of external affairs for the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR). He has served as director of the Office of Community Safety and Violence Prevention for the City of San Bernardino since 2006. Between 1992 and 2006, Wilson served as chief operating officer for Innovation Treatment Centers (ITC) based in Rialto and also served as chief executive officer starting in 2000. Additionally, he served as teacher and principal for the Wilson School from 2001 to 2006. Wilson served on the Rialto City Council from 2000 to 2004 and during his tenure served as mayor pro tempore from 2002 to 2004. He also served as planning commissioner for the City of Rialto from 1992 to 2000. This position does not require Senate confirmation and the compensation is $97,296.