The State Worker

Chronicling civil-service life for California state workers

August 11, 2011
Jerry Brown announces executive appointments

Gov. Jerry Brown has announced four executive appointments in three departments:

Shelley Rouillard, 55, of Sacramento has been appointed chief deputy director of the Department of Managed Health Care. This position doesn't require Senate confirmation and pays $125,000 per year.

John Shen, 61, of Berkeley, has been appointed chief of the Long Term Care Division at the Department of Health Care Services. This position doesn't require Senate confirmation. Annual pay: $122,196.

110811 Tresh.JPGCol. Keith Tresh (right), 49, of Sacramento, has been appointed director of the Office of Information Security at the California Technology Agency. This job doesn't require Senate confirmation. It pays $156,000 per year.

And, as already reported on our sister blog, Capitol Alert, Brent Barnhart, 68, of Danville, has been appointed director of the Department of Managed Health Care. The job requires Senate confirmation and pays $142,965 annually.

Click here for more details about each of the appointees.

PHOTO: Col. Keith Tresh / courtesy Governor's Office

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