Atascadero's Kevin Baucom is reappointed to state board by Schwarzenegger

Kevin Baucom, 47, of Atascadero has been reappointed by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger to the Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians, where he has served as a member since 2007.

He has served as assistant chief of recovery and mall services, substances abuse services and vocational services at Atascadero State Hospital since 2009. Previously, Baucom was a psychiatric technician instructor at Atascadero State Hospital from 1990 to 2009 and a psychiatric technician at Mesa Vista Hospital from 1989 to 1990. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1981 to 1987.

This position does not require Senate confirmation, and the compensation is $100 per diem. Baucom is a Democrat.