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Gov. Jerry Brown today announced new leaders for the Department of Fish and Game and the inspector general's office overseeing the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.

Brown named Robert Barton, 49, of Bakersfield, as inspector general. Barton, a Republican, has been the senior assistant inspector general in the office since 2005 and worked as a deputy district attorney for Kern County. He replaces Bruce A. Monfross who had been acting inspector general since the beginning of the year. Barton got his legal training at the University of California, Davis School of Law. He will be paid $142,965.

Brown also named Charlton "Chuck" Bonham, 43, of Albany, director of the California Department of Fish and Game. Bonham, a Democrat, has worked for Trout Unlimited since 2000. He replaces John McCamman, who had served since 2007. Previously, Bonham was an instructor and trip leader for the Nantahala Outdoor Center and served in the Peace Corps in Senegal, West Africa. He will be paid $150,112.

Both positions require Senate confirmation.

Editor's note: This post was updated at 5:12 p.m. to reflect that the Office of Inspector General is charged with oversight of the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.



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