SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom today announced the following appointments:
Jon Rocco Davis, 61, of Rocklin, has been appointed to the California Transportation Commission. Davis has been vice president and regional manager of Laborers’ International Union of North America (LiUNA) since 2001. He is chairman of the LiUNA Pacific Southwest Regional Organizing Coalition, National Alliance for Fair Contracting, Laborers-Employers Cooperation and Education Trust Southwest and International Accreditation Service. Rocco is a trustee of the National Laborers-Employers Cooperation and Education Trust Board, the LiUNA Staff and Affiliates Pension Fund, Laborers’ National Industrial Pension Fund, Laborers’ National Health and Welfare Fund, Laborers’ Health and Safety Fund of North America, LiUNA Training and Education Fund, the Service Contract Education and Training Trust and the Laborers-Employers Benefit Plan Collection Trust. This position requires Senate confirmation and the compensation is $100 per diem. Davis is a Democrat.
Lee Ann Eager, 64, of Fresno, has been appointed to the California Transportation Commission. Eager has been president and chief executive officer at the Fresno County Economic Development Corporation since 2009. She was an attorney at Lang, Richert and Patch from 2005 to 2009. Eager was executive director at Rape Counseling Service of Fresno from 1988 to 2000. She is a board member of the California Workforce Development Board, California Partnership for San Joaquin Valley and the California International Trade and Investment Council. Eager is a member of the California Central Valley Economic Development Corporation, Fresno Works, Lyles Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Team California, Access Plus Capital, Five Cities JPA, Fresno State Department of Geography and City and Regional Planning Advisory Council, Fresno State Transportation Institute Advisory Board, Fresno State Alumni Association Board, Fresno City College President’s Commission on Industry and the Central California District Export Council. Eager earned a Juris Doctor degree from the University of California, Davis School of Law. This position requires Senate confirmation and the compensation is $100 per diem. Eager is a Democrat.