ALBANY, NY - New York State Board of Parole chairwoman and CEO Andrea W. Evans today announced that Jared Brown has been appointed as a member of the New York State Parole Board. The new appointment will leave three seats vacant on the 19-seat Parole Board.
Governor David A. Paterson nominated Brown on June 15, 2009. He was confirmed by the State Senate on January 26, 2010. The term for Commissioner Brown expires on June 18, 2012.
“I am pleased that Mr. Brown will lend his expertise to the Board of Parole,” Governor Paterson said. “His background and professional experience make him well-suited to serve the people of the State of New York in this capacity.”
“We are pleased to welcome Mr. Brown to the Board of Parole,” Chairwoman Evans said. “His background will be an asset to the work of the commissioners statewide.”
A practicing attorney since 1976, Brown became a partner in Brown and Guilbert, a New York City Law Firm in 1984. Prior to practicing law, Brown worked as a narcotics parole officer with the New York State Addiction Control Commission and at the New York City Department of Social Services.