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Calif. Gov. Brown announces Appointments for July 11-14, 2017 including to CalWORKs

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — This past week, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments for July 11-14, including: Joel Ledesma, 49, of Sacramento, has been appointed deputy director of the State Water Project at the California Department of Water Resources. The news story Calif. Gov. Brown announces Appointments for July 11-14, […]

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Calif. Assembly Speaker Rendon Announces Coastal Commission Appointments for June 1, 2017

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calif. Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) today announced he has appointed Chula Vista City Councilmember Steve Padilla to the California Coastal Commission and reappointed Commissioner Carole Groom. The news story Calif. Assembly Speaker Rendon Announces Coastal Commission Appointments for June 1, 2017 appeared on and is Copr. © California Newswire®, […]

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Calif. Gov. Brown Appointments for May 22, 2017 include to Dept. of Resources, Recycling and Recovery

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Rebecca May, 41, of Sacramento, has been appointed chief of the Professional Fiduciaries Bureau at the California Department of Consumer Affairs, where she has served as a legislative analyst since 2015 and was special assistant for board and […]

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Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for April 20, 2017 including State Board of Food and Agriculture

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — This week, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Michelle Banonis, 40, of Sacramento, has been appointed assistant chief deputy director at the California Department of Water Resources. Banonis has been area manager for the Bay Delta Office at the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation since 2016, […]

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California Speaker Rendon Announces Assembly Committee Changes for April 17, 2017

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calif. Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Paramount) today announced following changes to the membership of Assembly standing committees. The news story California Speaker Rendon Announces Assembly Committee Changes for April 17, 2017 appeared on and is Copr. © California Newswire® – California Newswire.

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Speaker Rendon Appoints Michael Flad to California Strategic Growth Council

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calif. Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Paramount) has announced his appointment of Michael Flad of Burbank to the California Strategic Growth Council. The 10-member Strategic Growth Council brings together cabinet agencies and state departments and the Governor’s Office of Planning and Research to coordinate support for sustainable communities, strong economies, social […]

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Murtaza Baxamusa appointed to California ‘No Place Like Home’ Advisory Committee

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calif. Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Paramount) this week announced his appointment of Murtaza Baxamusa of San Diego to the No Place Like Home Advisory Committee. The 15-member No Place Like Home Advisory Committee includes state agency officials and appointees of the Legislature and Governor. The news story Murtaza Baxamusa appointed […]

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Calif. Speaker Rendon Appoints Abigail Medina to Dental Board of California

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calif. Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Paramount) has announced his appointment of Abigail Medina of San Bernardino to the Dental Board of California. The news story Calif. Speaker Rendon Appoints Abigail Medina to Dental Board of California appeared on and is Copr. © California Newswire® – California Newswire.

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Calif. Gov. Brown Appointments for March 13-15, 2017 include State Water Resources Control Board

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Tam Doduc, 50, of Sacramento, has been reappointed to the State Water Resources Control Board, where she has served since 2005. Doduc served in several positions at the California Environmental Protection Agency from 2000 to 2005, including deputy […]

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Calif. Asm. Speaker Rendon Appoints Rosemead Mayor Pro Tem Polly Low to Commission on Asian & Pacific Islander Affairs

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calif. Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Paramount) has appointed Polly Low, the Mayor Pro Tem of the City of Rosemead, to the California Commission on Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs. The news story Calif. Asm. Speaker Rendon Appoints Rosemead Mayor Pro Tem Polly Low to Commission on Asian & Pacific Islander […]

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Calif. Asm. O’Donnell Reappointed to Lead the Assembly Select Committee on Ports and Goods Movement

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — This past week, Calif. Assemblymember Speaker Anthony Rendon (D – Lakewood) announced he has renamed Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell (D – Long Beach) as Chair of the Assembly Select Committee on Ports and Goods Movement. Assemblymember O’Donnell’s district includes the twin ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles, which together represent […]

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Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza Appointed to The Joint Legislative Audit Committee

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calif. Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de León today appointed Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) to the Joint Legislative Audit Committee (JLAC). The Senate Rules Committee confirmed the appointment Wednesday afternoon. The news story Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza Appointed to The Joint Legislative Audit Committee appeared on and is Copr. © […]

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Calif. Gov. Brown Appointments for Feb. 21, 2017 include to the California Earthquake Authority Advisory Panel

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Tuesday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Christiana Tiedemann, 59, of Berkeley, has been appointed deputy secretary for law enforcement and counsel at the California Environmental Protection Agency. The news story Calif. Gov. Brown Appointments for Feb. 21, 2017 include to the California Earthquake […]

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Calif. Speaker Rendon Appoints Bell Mayor Saleh to Los Angeles Rivers and Mountains Conservancy

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calif. Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Paramount) this week announced the appointment of Mayor Ali Saleh of the City of Bell to serve on the board of the San Gabriel and Lower Los Angeles Rivers and Mountains Conservancy. The news story Calif. Speaker Rendon Appoints Bell Mayor Saleh to Los […]

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SF Mayor and City Administrator Appoints Carrie Bishop as City’s First Chief Digital Services Officer

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Friday, S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee and City Administrator Naomi M. Kelly today announced the appointment of Carrie Bishop to serve as San Francisco’s first Chief Digital Services Officer. The news story SF Mayor and City Administrator Appoints Carrie Bishop as City’s First Chief Digital Services Officer appeared […]

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Calif. Gov. Brown announces Appointments for Feb. 8, 2017 including State Council on Developmental Disabilities

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Sid Voorakkara, 46, of San Diego, has been appointed deputy director of external affairs at the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz), where he has served as senior business development specialist since 2013. The news story […]

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Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for Feb. 7, 2017, including to California Department of Technology

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments for Feb. 7 — first, Cindy Messer, 48, of Sacramento, has been appointed chief deputy director at the California Department of Water Resources, where she has served as assistant chief deputy director since 2016. She was deputy director of […]

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Calif. State Assembly Elects Dr. Bryon G. Gustafson as Chief Sergeant-at-Arms

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The California State Assembly today unanimously elected Bryon G. Gustafson, Ph.D., to serve as the Assembly’s chief sergeant-at-arms. Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Paramount) administered the oath of office to Dr. Gustafson shortly after the vote. The news story Calif. State Assembly Elects Dr. Bryon G. Gustafson as Chief Sergeant-at-Arms appeared […]

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Calif. Assembly Speaker Rendon Announces 2017 Assembly Committee Assignments

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Paramount) announced the members of Assembly committees. Among the changes this year, the number of women committee chairs has doubled under Speaker Rendon, and women hold membership on every committee. The news story Calif. Assembly Speaker Rendon Announces 2017 Assembly Committee Assignments appeared on […]

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Calif. Gov. Brown announces Appointments for Jan. 9, 2017 including to Tobacco Education and Research Oversight Committee

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Monday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Michelle Baass, 42, of Sacramento, has been appointed deputy secretary of the Office of Program and Fiscal Affairs at the California Health and Human Services Agency. The news story Calif. Gov. Brown announces Appointments for Jan. 9, […]

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Calif. Assemblymember Ash Kalra Named Chair of the Assembly Committee on Aging and Long-Term Care

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — California State Assemblymember Ash Kalra has been named Chair of the Assembly Committee on Aging & Long-Term Care by Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon. It is relatively rare for a newly elected Assemblymember to be appointed as Chair and Kalra is one of only four newly elected legislators in the Assembly […]

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Calif. Assemblymember Kevin McCarty Named Chair of the Assembly Budget Subcommittee on Education Finance

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — California Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D – Paramount) today named Assemblymember Kevin McCarty (D- Sacramento) Chair of the Assembly Budget Subcommittee on Education Finance. The Chairmanship oversees the largest component of California’s multi-billion dollar annual budget, which in 2016 spent $88.3 billion on K-12 education programs and $30 billion supporting […]

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Calif. Assemblymember O’Donnell Reappointed to Lead 2017 Assembly Education Committee

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell (D – Long Beach) was renamed as Chair of the Assembly Education Committee by Speaker Anthony Rendon. The committee is instrumental in shaping state policy impacting schools, students and teachers in California. Assemblymember O’Donnell issued the following statement on the appointment…. The news story Calif. […]

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California Speaker Rendon Announces 2017 State Leadership Team, Committee Chairs

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, California Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Paramount) announced committee chair and Democratic leadership appointments. The appointments are effective immediately. The news story California Speaker Rendon Announces 2017 State Leadership Team, Committee Chairs appeared on California Newswire® – California Newswire.

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Calif. Governor Brown Appointments for Nov. 21-29, 2016 including California Student Aid Commission

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ –This week, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Michael Martel, 62, of Rancho Murieta, has been appointed warden at the California Health Care Facility, Stockton, where he has been acting warden since August 2016 and served as chief deputy warden in 2016 and as a correctional […]

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Calif. Gov. Brown Names U.S. Congressman Xavier Becerra California’s Next Attorney General

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today named U.S. Congressman Xavier Becerra (D-CA) to replace Attorney General Kamala D. Harris, who was elected to the U.S. Senate last month. The nomination, which is subject to confirmation by the California State Assembly and Senate, will be officially submitted after Attorney General […]

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Calif. Gov. Brown Appointments for Oct. 6-7, 2016 include California Cybersecurity Integration Center

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — During the first week of Oct. 2016, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Keith Tresh, 55, of Sacramento, has been appointed commander of the California Cybersecurity Integration Center in the Governor’s Office of Emergency Services. Tresh has been chief information officer at the California High-Speed […]

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Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for Sept. 8, 2016 including California State Rehabilitation Council

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Thursday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Victoria Benson, 62, of Fresno, has been reappointed to the California State Rehabilitation Council, where she has served since 2014. Benson has been adult transition project coordinator at the Exceptional Parents Unlimited Region 3 Parent Training and […]

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Calif. Governor Brown Announces Appointments for Sept. 6, 2016

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — This week, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Joyce E. Dudley, 63, of Carpinteria, has been appointed chair of the Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training, where she has served as a member since 2013. Dudley has served as district attorney of Santa Barbara […]

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Calif. Governor Brown Announces Appointments for December 10, 2012

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments: First, Kent Sasaki, 48, of Walnut Creek, has been appointed to the California Building Standards Commission. He has served in multiple positions at Wiss Janney Elstner Associates Inc. since 1989, including principal, board member and engineer.

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Calif. Governor Brown Appoints Brian M. McNamara to Kern County Superior Court

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the appointment of Brian M. McNamara to a judgeship in the Kern County Superior Court. McNamara, 57, of Bakersfield, has been a sole criminal law practitioner since 1998 and a professor of business law and management information systems at California State University, Bakersfield […]

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Calif. Governor Brown Announces Appointments for Nov. 28, 2012 to Regional Water Quality Control Boards

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments: First, Monica Samaniego Hunter, 63, of Los Osos, has been appointed to the Central Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board, where she has served since 2005. Hunter has been director of research at PAST Foundation since 2010 and has […]

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Calif. Governor Brown Announces Appointments for Nov. 21, 2012

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments: First, Aaron Robertson, 44, of Roseville, has been appointed chief deputy director at the California Department of Parks and Recreation. Robertson has been deputy director of administration at the California Department of Parks and Recreation since 2012.

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California Governor Brown Announces Appointments for Nov. 20, 2012, including Carcinogen Identification Committee

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments: First, Jason Bush, 42, of Fresno, has been appointed to the Carcinogen Identification Committee. Bush has served as associate professor of cancer biology at California State University, Fresno since 2012 and was assistant professor of cancer biology from 2006 to […]

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Calif. Governor Brown Announces Appointments for Nov. 19, 2012

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Monday, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Ken DaRosa, 46, of Sacramento, has been appointed chief deputy director at the California Department of Resources, Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle). DaRosa has served in multiple postions at the California Department of Finance since 2004, including program budget […]

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Calif. Governor Brown Announces Appointments for Nov. 16, 2012

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Friday, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: first, Paul Marchand, 64, of Kelseyville, has been appointed to the 49th District Agricultural Association, Lake County Fair Board. Marchand has been an independent emergency physician and contractor since 1985 and owner of Highland Springs Equestrian Center since 2005. […]

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Calif. Governor Brown Announces Appointments for Nov. 13, 2012

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments: First, Hal Geiogue, 71, of Sacramento, has been appointed to the California Student Aid Commission. Geiogue was the chief consultant to the California Assembly Education Committee from 1995 to 2002, and was assistant state treasurer to the California State Treasurer […]

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California Governor Brown Announces Appointments for Nov. 9, 2012

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments: First, Elaine Howle, 54, of El Dorado Hills, has been appointed state auditor for the California State Auditor’s Office. Howle has served in multiple positions at the California State Auditor’s Office since 1993, including state auditor, deputy state auditor […]

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Calif. Governor Brown Announces Appointments for Nov. 8, 2012 to District Agricultural Associations

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments: First, Meredith Biasca, 54, of Loleta, has been appointed to the 9th District Agricultural Association, Redwood Acres Fair Board. Biasca has been manager at Don’s Rent-All since 2005. She was manager at the Party Place from 1990 to 2005.

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California Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for Oct. 25, 2012

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. on Thursday announced the following appointments: First, Paul Helliker, 55, of Berkeley, has been appointed deputy director at the California Department of Water Resources. Helliker has been executive advisor at the Marin Municipal Water District since 2012 and general manager there from 2004 to 2012

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Calif. Governor Brown Announces Appointments for Oct. 24, 2012

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. on Wednesday announced the following appointments: First, Bobbie Jean Anderson, 73, of Los Angeles, has been appointed to the Board of Barbering and Cosmetology. Anderson served as a field representative for Assemblymember Mike Davis from 2006 to 2009, supervising legal office assistant at the Los […]

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Calf. Governor Brown Announces Appointments to District Agricultural Associations for Oct. 19, 2012

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments: First, Shawn Bagley, 61, of Salinas, has been appointed to the 7th District Agricultural Association, Monterey County Fair Board. Bagley has been a founding partner and vice president at Complete Produce Inc. since 2002.

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Calif. Governor Brown Announces Appointments for Sept. 28, 2012

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments: First, LaRonda Bowen, 60, of Pasadena, has been appointed small business ombudsman for the California Air Resources Board, where she has served since 2009. Bowen was sole proprietor of Bowen and Associates from 2000 to 2009 and was public […]

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Governor Brown Announces Appointments for Sept. 5, 2012

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. on Wednesday announced the following appointments: First, Matthew McGuinness, 46, of San Francisco, has been appointed to the California Architects Board. McGuinness has held multiple positions at Interior Design Services Inc. since 1988, including president, vice president, sales and marketing manager, sales associate and bookkeeper.

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Calif. Governor Brown Announces Appointments for July 11, 2012 to California State Council on Developmental Disabilities

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments. First, Donna Atteberry, 64, of Mountain View, has been appointed to Area Board VII of the California State Council on Developmental Disabilities. Atteberry has been a procedure writer and editor …

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