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Governor Newsom Announces Appointments 9.26.19

SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom today announced the following appointments:

Deborah San Juan, 56, of Fairfield, has been appointed to the Board of Parole Hearings. She has been a licensed clinical social worker at the Sutter Solano Medical Center since 2015. San Juan served in several positions at the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation from 1987 to 2013, including parole district administrator, parole agent II, program manager and supervising casework specialist. San Juan earned a Master of Social Welfare degree from the University of California, Berkeley. This position requires Senate confirmation and the compensation is $159,068. San Juan is a Democrat.

Stephen Prough, 51, of Beverly Hills, has been appointed to the California Secure Choice Retirement Savings Investment Board. Prough founded and, since 1997, has served as co-chief executive officer of Salem Partners LLC and Salem Partners Wealth Management LLC. He was vice president of the Media and Communications Investment Banking Group at Furman Selz LLC from 1992 to 1997. Prough is co-chairman of LA Promise Fund and a member of the Critical Mass Studios Inc. Board of Directors, Professional Advisory Committee of the Motion Picture and Television Fund, and the Berti Prough Family Foundation Board. This position does not require Senate confirmation and there is no compensation. Prough is registered without party preference.