SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Carlie Jackson, 38, of Elk Grove, has been appointed administrative assistant at the California Natural Resources Agency, where she served as an administrative assistant from 2012 to 2014.
Jackson has been a realtor at Century 21 Alliance Properties since 2016. She was an executive secretary at the California Department of Conservation from 2009 to 2012, an administrative assistant at Digi International from 2006 to 2008 and at Milgard Tempering from 2002 to 2006. This position does not require Senate confirmation and the compensation is $60,726. Jackson is a Democrat.
Jordan Diamond, 37, of Oakland, has been appointed to the California Ocean Protection Council. Diamond has been executive director at the Center for Law, Energy and the Environment since 2014 and co-director at the Law of the Sea Institute since 2016, both at the University of California, Berkeley School of Law. She held several positions at the Environmental Law Institute from 2008 to 2014, including co-director of the ocean program, staff attorney and law fellow. She earned a Juris Doctor degree from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law. This position does not require Senate confirmation and the compensation is $100 per diem. Diamond is a Democrat.
William Gore, 70, of San Diego, has been appointed to the Board of State and Community Corrections. Gore has been sheriff of San Diego County since 2009, where he was undersheriff from 2005 to 2009 and assistant sheriff from 2004 to 2005. He was chief of investigations at the San Diego County District Attorney’s Office from 2003 to 2004 and served in several positions at the Federal Bureau of Investigation from 1970 to 2003, including assistant director, unit chief, special agent in charge and special agent. Gore served in the U.S. Navy from 1969 to 1970. He earned a Master of Public Administration degree from Seattle University. This position requires Senate confirmation and there is no compensation. Gore is a Republican.
Leticia Perez, 41, of Bakersfield, has been reappointed to the Board of State and Community Corrections where she has served since 2015. Perez has been a member of the Kern County Board of Supervisors since 2013. She was a consultant for economic development and the state permitting process in the Office of California State Senator Michael Rubio from 2011 to 2012, served as an attorney at the Kern County Public Defender’s Office from 2008 to 2011 and was a community banker for Wells Fargo Bank from 2001 to 2003. She earned a Juris Doctor degree from the Valparaiso University School of Law. This position requires Senate confirmation and there is no compensation. Perez is a Democrat.
Mark Varela, 52, of Camarillo, has been appointed to the Board of State and Community Corrections. Varela has been director and chief probation officer at the Ventura County Probation Agency since 2010, where he has served in several positions since 1988, including chief deputy probation officer, division manager, supervising probation officer, senior probation officer and deputy probation officer. This position requires Senate confirmation and there is no compensation. Varela is a Democrat.