Governor Brown Announces Appointments

Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments.

John Doyle, 56, of Sacramento, has been appointed chief deputy director at the California Department of Developmental Services. Doyle has served in multiple positions at the California Department of Finance since 2004, including assistant program budget manager and principal program budget analyst. He was a manager at the California Department of Rehabilitation from 1997 to 2004 and served in multiple positions at the California Department of Toxic Substances Control from 1990 to 1997, including associate budget analyst and manager. Doyle was a senior budget analyst at Lockheed Missiles and Space Company from 1980 to 1989. This position requires Senate confirmation and the compensation is $142,680. Doyle is registered declined-to-state.

Santi J. Rogers, 68, of Aptos, has been appointed director of the California Department of Developmental Services. Rogers has been director at the San Andreas Regional Center since 1995. He was director of the Agnews Developmental Center from 1992 to 1993 and of the Porterville Developmental Center from 1987 to 1994. Rogers was deputy director at the California Department of Developmental Services from 1983 to 1987 and director of Stockton State Hospital from 1976 to 1983. This position requires Senate confirmation and the compensation is $169,950. Rogers is registered decline-to-state.

Marty Morgenstern, 79, of Oakland, has been appointed to the California Secure Choice Retirement Savings Investment Board. Morgenstern has been a Senior Advisor in the Office of the Governor since 2013. He served as Secretary of the California Labor and Workforce Development Agency from 2011 to 2013 and was a consultant for the University of California on labor relations matters from 2003 to 2011. Morgenstern was director of the California Department of Personnel Administration from 1999 to 2003 and from 1981 to 1982. He was a consultant in private practice from 1994 to 1999, chair of the Center for Labor Research and Education at the University of California, Berkeley from 1987 to 1994 and a member of the California Public Employment Relations Board from 1982 to 1987. Morgenstern was appointed director of the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations in 1975. This position does not require Senate confirmation and there is no compensation. Morgenstern is a Democrat.

Ryan Chamberlain, 39, of Trabuco Canyon, has been reappointed to the Orange County Transportation Authority Board of Directors, where he has served since 2012. Chamberlain has been director of the California Department of Transportation, District 12 since 2012, where he served in multiple positions from 2001 to 2012, including division chief of transportation planning, deputy director of planning and local assistance, division chief of local development and intergovernmental review and associate environmental planner. Chamberlain was associate environmental planner at the California Department of Transportation, District 7 from 1999 to 2001 and a planner at Parsons Brinckerhoff Quade and Douglas from 1998 to 1999. This position does not require Senate confirmation and there is no compensation. Chamberlain is registered decline-to-state.

Basem Muallem, 54, of Chino Hills, has been reappointed to the Riverside County Transportation Commission, where he has served since 2012 and to the San Bernardino Associated Governments Board of Directors, where he has served since 2012. Muallem has been director of the California Department of Transportation, District 8 since 2012, where he has served in multiple positions from 1989 to 2012, including deputy district director of program project management, deputy district director for maintenance, senior transportation engineer and associate transportation engineer. He was acting division chief for maintenance and right of way at the California Department of Transportation in 2010 and served in multiple positions at the California Department of Transportation, District 7 from 1983 to 1989, including civil engineer, assistant transportation engineer and junior civil engineer. These positions do not require Senate confirmation and there is no compensation. Muallem is a Republican.

Virginia Sanchez, 62, of Stockton, has been appointed to the California State Council on Developmental Disabilities, Area Board XI. Sanchez was a noon supervisor at Morada Middle School from 2009 to 2010 and an in-home supportive service provider at the San Joaquin County Human Services Agency’s In-Home Supportive Services Program from 1989 to 2011. She was an ESL teacher at California Human Development from 1990 to 1996, and an ESL placement director for the Hayward Unified School District from 1984 to 1987. Sanchez is a member of the American Cancer Society. This position does not require Senate confirmation and there is no compensation. Sanchez is a Democrat.

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