Michael Stainer

California Correctional Institution recently appointed Michael Stainer as warden. Currently Stainer is managing an assignment in Sacramento as Acting Associate Director of the California Dept. of Corrections and Rehabilitation. A Chief Deputy Warden at the CCI since 2008, Stainer has served as Acting Warden since December 2010. He attended Bakersfield College for one year, then moved to Mammoth, where he worked in the ski industry for four years before joining the Department of Corrections. There, he became an officer, sergeant, lieutenant and Correctional Counselor II at CCI. From 2002 to 2004, he served as Correctional Captain at the California State Prison in Lancaster, after which he returned to CCI as a Captain. He was then later promoted to Associate Warden in 2005 and Chief Deputy Warden in 2008.