Governor Brown Announces Appointments

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

Marta Green, 35, of Rocklin, has been appointed chief deputy director at the California Department of Managed Health Care, where she has served as deputy director of communications and planning since 2012. Green served in multiple positions at the California Health and Human Services Agency from 2010 to 2012, including associate secretary of media relations and assistant associate secretary of health care reform. Green was assistant director of external affairs at CaliforniaVolunteers from 2007 to 2010 and was acting assistant associate secretary at the California Health and Human Services Agency from 2006 to 2007. She was a senior information officer at the California Department of Rehabilitation from 2005 to 2006 and served in multiple positions at the California Department of Transportation from 2000 to 2005, including information officer and right-of-way agent. This position does not require Senate confirmation and the compensation is $124,872. Green is registered without party preference.

Patricia Kinnard, 63, of Sacramento has been appointed special assistant at the Office of the State Librarian. Kinnard has been a staff services analyst at the California State Library since 2008, where she was an office technician from 2005 to 2008. She served as an executive secretary at the California Department of Transportation in 2007 and was a clerk at American River College from 2004 to 2005. Kinnard was a librarian at Cordova Garden Elementary School from 2000 to 2005 and a library clerk at Cordova High School from 1999 to 2000 and at Peter J. Shields Elementary School from 1995 to 1999. This position does not require senate confirmation and the compensation is $58,848. Kinnard is a Republican.

Michael Erickson, 70, of Gold River, has been appointed to the California Board of Psychology, where he has served since 2010. Erickson has been a clinical and forensic psychologist in private practice since 1980. He was assistant clinical professor of psychiatry and clinical instructor at the University of California, Davis School of Medicine from 1987 to 2003 and clinical psychologist and acting director for the Eskaton-American River Mental Health Center from 1975 to 1980. Erickson was a management psychologist at the Weyerhaeuser Company from 1973 to 1975 and served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Colombia from 1965 to 1967. Erickson earned a Doctor of Philosophy degree in clinical psychology from the University of Oregon. This position does not require Senate confirmation and the compensation is $100 per diem. Erickson is a Democrat.

Pasqual Gutierrez, 65, of Walnut, has been appointed to the California Architects Board, where he has served since 2006. Gutierrez has been managing principal at HMC Architects since 2014, where he has held multiple positions since 1999, including principal, director of architecture, senior project architect, senior associate and associate. He was principal of the Gutierrez Partnership from 1988 to 1999 and was an architect at Reel Grobman and Associates from 1983 to 1988. Gutierrez served in the U.S. Army as a platoon sergeant with the 11th Armored Calvary Regiment from 1968 to 1970. This position does not require Senate confirmation and the compensation is $100 per diem. Gutierrez is a Democrat.

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