Governor Brown Announces Appointments


4-5-2016

SACRAMENTO – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments:

Judith Frank, 74, of Los Angeles, has been reappointed to the California Health Facilities Financing Authority, where she has served since 2002. Frank has been managing principal and owner at Asset Strategies since 1993. She was a consulting project executive at the California Department of General Services from 1996 to 2004 and vice president of real estate development at Warner Brothers from 1988 to 1992. Frank was development principal at the Wolff-Sesnon Battery Development Company from 1983 to 1985, president of the Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation Real Estate Division from 1974 to 1983 and project manager at Gruen Associates from 1972 to 1974. Frank is chair of the City of San Fernando Redevelopment Dissolution Oversight Board and a member of the Los Angeles County Capital Asset Leasing Corporation. Frank earned a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of California, Los Angeles Anderson School of Management and a Master of Science degree in city and regional planning from the University of Southern California. This position requires Senate confirmation and there is no compensation. Frank is a Republican.

Jay Hansen, 53, of Sacramento, has been reappointed to the California Health Facilities Financing Authority, where he has served since 2012. Hansen has been chief strategy officer at the California Medical Association since 2010. He was legislative and political director at the State Building and Construction Trades Council of California from 1999 to 2010 and special assistant in the California State Assembly Speaker’s Office from 1996 to 2000 and 1993 to 1995. He was special assistant in the Office of California State Assembly Democratic Leader Richard Katz from 1995 to 1996. Hansen is a member of the Sacramento City Unified School District Board and the University of Southern California, State Capital Center Advisory Council. He earned a Master of Public Administration degree from the University of Southern California, Sol Price School of Public Policy. This position requires Senate confirmation and there is no compensation. Hansen is a Democrat.

Joaquin Anguera, 72, of San Diego, has been appointed to the California Commission on Aging. Anguera has been a professor at San Diego State University since 1999. He served in several positions at the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency’s Aging and Independent Services from 1974 to 2005, including as deputy director. Anguera is a member of Elder Law and Advocacy, Independent Transportation Network, Greater San Diego and Consumer Advocates for Residential Care for the Elderly Reform. He earned a Doctor of Philosophy degree in human behavior from Alliant International University and a Master of Theology degree from the Catholic University of America. This position does not require Senate confirmation and there is no compensation. Anguera is a Democrat.

Steven Castle, 59, of Los Angeles, has been reappointed to the California Commission on Aging, where he has served since 2013. Castle has been president and chief executive officer of DrBalance Inc. since 2012 and clinical director of geriatrics at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System and a professor of geriatric medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles since 1986. He earned a Doctor of Medicine degree from the Ohio State University College of Medicine. This position does not require Senate confirmation and there is no compensation. Castle is a Democrat.

Julie Conger, 73, of Sonoma, has been reappointed to the California Commission on Aging, where she has served since 2013. Conger has served as an assigned judge for the Administrative Office of the Courts since 2008. She served as a judge at the Alameda County Superior Court from 1998 to 2008 and at the Berkeley-Albany Judicial District from 1983 to 1998. Conger earned a Juris Doctor degree from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law and a Master of Science degree in mathematics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. This position does not require Senate confirmation and there is no compensation. Conger is a Democrat.

Stuart Greenbaum, 62, of Sacramento, has been reappointed to the California Commission on Aging, where he has served since 2013. Greenbaum has been president and creative director at Greenbaum Public Relations since 1991. He was vice president of public relations and brand management at Eskaton from 2009 to 2013, director of public relations at LeadingAge California from 2006 to 2008 and co-founder and communications director at the National School Safety Center from 1985 to 1990. Greenbaum was a publications specialist at the California Department of Justice, Office of the Attorney General from 1981 to 1984 and publications director at the California District Attorneys Association from 1976 to 1980. He earned a Master of Business Administration degree in school administration from the Pepperdine University School of Business and Management. This position does not require Senate confirmation and there is no compensation. Greenbaum is a Democrat.

Meea Kang, 49, of Davis, has been appointed to the California Commission on Aging. Kang has been co-founder and president at Domus Development LLC since 2003. She was senior project manager at A.F. Evans Company from 1997 to 2003 and project manager at the Housing Conservation and Development Corporation from 1996 to 1998. Kang is a member of the Council of Infill Builders, California Housing Consortium and the AARP Livable Communities Advisory Team. Kang earned a Master of Architecture degree from the University of California, Berkeley College of Environmental Design. This position does not require Senate confirmation and there is no compensation. Kang is a Democrat.

Gail Nickerson, 66, of Granite Bay, has been reappointed to the California Commission on Aging, where she has served since 2013. Nickerson has been director of rural health services at Adventist Health since 2004. She was a consultant at Rosenberg and Associates from 2000 to 2004, where she was an office manager and consultant from 1984 to 1991. Nickerson was executive director at the North Country Clinic from 1994 to 1999 and an administrator at the Southern Humboldt Medical Center from 1991 to 1994. She is a member of the National Rural Health Association, California State Rural Health Association, National Association of Rural Health Clinics, California Association of Rural Health Clinics and the California Mental Health Planning Council. This position does not require Senate confirmation and there is no compensation. Nickerson is a Democrat.

Robert Petty, 68, of Monterey, has been reappointed to the California Commission on Aging, where he has served since 2013. Petty was a boomer transition advisor at Partners for Transitions from 2011 to 2015. He held several positions at the Alliance on Aging from 2000 to 2011, including manager of the Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program and community educator. Petty was a counselor at De Anza College from 1985 to 1996 and held several positions at Santa Clara University from 1973 to 1989, including assistant professor of psychology and director of counseling and learning resources. Petty is a member of the Monterey County Area Agency on Aging Advisory Council and was a California delegate for the 2005 White House Conference on Aging. Petty earned a Doctor of Philosophy degree in counseling psychology and a Master of Arts degree in psychology from the University of Illinois. This position does not require Senate confirmation and there is no compensation. Petty is a Democrat.

Sedalia Louise Sanders, 74, of El Centro, has been appointed to the California Commission on Aging. Sanders was a member of the El Centro City Council from 2003 to 2015 and 1984 to 1999, where she served as mayor five times. She was a laboratory technician and medical technician at the Imperial County Public Health Department from 1965 to 2004 and a laboratory technologist and trainee at the El Centro Community Hospital from 1962 to 1964. Sanders earned a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Phoenix. This position does not require Senate confirmation and there is no compensation. Sanders is a Democrat.

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