Michael Keeler was re-appointed as a Commissioner on the Board of Parole Commissioners by Governor Brian Sandoval on July 1, 2012 and has served as a Commissioner on the Board since August 1, 2006.
Prior to his appointment, Commissioner Keeler worked for Southern Nevada Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services and Southern Nevada Adult Mental Health Service. Commissioner Keeler has been employed by the State of Nevada since 1990 in the capacity of Public Services Intern, Case Manager, Teaching Parent, Clinical Social Work Intern, Clinical Social Worker, Supervisor, Psychiatric Emergency Services Director, Inpatient Administrative Coordinator, Clinic Director, and Services Coordination Director.
In addition, Commissioner Keeler has been employed by various agencies in the community as a Social Worker, Vocational Case Manager, Contract Therapist, and Substance Abuse Technician. He also has a combination of 17 years of direct mental health care experience, nine of which were spent as a Clinical Program Manager.
Commissioner Keeler completed his undergraduate and graduate degrees in Social Work from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He is also a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). He has been licensed the Nevada State Board of Examiners for Social Workers since 1994.
Commissioner Keeler has been a resident of Nevada since 1979. He is an honorably discharged veteran from the United States Army.