SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — During the first week of Oct. 2016, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Keith Tresh, 55, of Sacramento, has been appointed commander of the California Cybersecurity Integration Center in the Governor’s Office of Emergency Services.
Tresh has been chief information officer at the California High-Speed Rail Authority since 2016. He was chief information security officer at the Orange County Executive Office from 2014 to 2016. Tresh was museum director for the California National Guard from 2013 to 2014, where he was chief information officer and director from 2006 to 2011 and deputy J6 and chief information officer from 1999 to 2005. He was chief information security officer at the California Technology Agency, Office of Information Security from 2011 to 2013 and served in the U.S. Army as a brigade communications officer from 2005 to 2006. Tresh earned a Master of Science degree in strategic studies from the U.S. Army War College and a Master of Science degree in computer information systems from the University of Phoenix. This position does not require Senate confirmation and the compensation is $150,372. Tresh is a Republican.
Lawrence Imperial, 46, of Fresno, has been appointed administrator at the Veterans Home of California, Fresno, where he has served as acting administrator and skilled nursing facility administrator since 2015. Imperial was social services director and admissions coordinator at Avalon Health Care, Madera from 2014 to 2015, office manager at Freedom Tax and Legal Document Services from 2011 to 2013 and a licensed nursing home administrator at Horizon West Healthcare-Westgate Gardens from 2008 to 2011. He was a licensed nursing home administrator at Golden Ventures Healthcare-Golden Living, Hillcrest from 2006 to 2008, at Avalon Health Care, Chowchilla from 2003 to 2006 and at Beverly Enterprises from 2001 to 2003. This position does not require Senate confirmation and the compensation is $122,004. Imperial is registered without party preference.
Jonathan M. Moore, 60, of Elk Grove, has been appointed assistant director for recovery at the Governor’s Office of Emergency Services. Moore has been an administrative services manager at the Mendocino County Department of Planning and Building Services since 2014. He was chief deputy director at the San Joaquin County Community Development Department from 2001 to 2012, where he was a deputy director from 1997 to 2001 and a management analyst from 1988 to 1997. Moore was deputy director at the Career Systems Development Corporation, Administrative Services Department from 1981 to 1988. This position does not require Senate confirmation and the compensation is $126,480. Moore is registered without party preference.
Joel Martinez, 50, of Oakdale, has been appointed warden at the Sierra Conservation Center, Jamestown, where he has served as acting warden since 2015. Martinez served in several positions at the Sierra Conservation Center, Jamestown from 1998 to 2015 and from 1993 to 1997, including chief deputy warden, associate warden, captain, classification and parole representative, correctional counselor supervisor, correctional counselor and correctional officer. He was a correctional counselor at High Desert State Prison from 1997 to 1998. Martinez was a correctional officer at Wasco State Prison from 1992 to 1993 and at California Correctional Center, Susanville from 1989 to 1992. This position does not require Senate confirmation and the compensation is $145,440. Martinez is a Republican.
Steven Chan, 64, of Fremont, has been appointed to the Dental Board of California. Chan has been medical staff at Washington Hospital since 1985 and a pediatric dentist with Just Kids Pediatric Dentistry since 1982. He was medical staff at Kaiser Permanente from 2009 to 2012. Chan was teaching staff at the University of California, San Francisco Benioff Children’s Hospital and an assistant clinical professor at the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine from 1983 to 1990. He was attending staff at Highland General Hospital from 1983 to 1988. Chan is president of the American College of Dentists and was president of the California Society of Pediatric Dentistry from 2012 to 2013 and of the California Dental Association from 2002 to 2003. He earned a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Georgetown University. This position does not require Senate confirmation and the compensation is $100 per diem. Chan is registered without party preference.
David Hoppes, 64, of San Francisco, has been appointed to the Board of Pilot Commissioners for the Bays of San Francisco, San Pablo, and Suisun. Hoppes held several positions at the Matson Navigation Company from 1989 to 2015, including senior vice president of ocean services, general manager of sales and operations manager. He was principal at Cargo Handling Specialists from 1985 to 1989. Hoppes held several positions at the Marine Terminals Corporation from 1978 to 1985, including general manager, operations manager and director of safety. He was a loss-prevention specialist at the Pacific Maritime Association from 1976 to 1978. Hoppes earned a Master of Business Administration degree in finance from the University of California, Los Angeles. This position requires Senate confirmation and there is no compensation. Hoppes is a Democrat.