New Chairman Position
Long has served as the director of the Division of Offender Rehabilitations Services in the Missouri Department of Corrections since 2006.
He has been a member of the department for more than 32 years.
Gov. Blunt said Long is committed to public safety.
Long's responsibilities include determining if an inmate is eligible for parole or conditional release, supervising all individuals on parole or probation in Missouri, and investigating for the governor on all applications for pardons, commutation of sentence, and reprieve or restorations of citizenship.