Mother Lode Fair Appointees
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Sonora, CA --Three Tuolumne County residents have been appointed to Mother Lode Fair Board seats. Governor Jerry Brown has placed three local residents on the 29th District Agricultural Association, Mother Lode Fair Board of Directors.
Here is the Governor's list of Appointees and their qualifications:
Daniel Brown, 69, of Sonora was an engineering technician at the County of Tuolumne Public Works Department from 2002 to 2010. He was a civil engineering technician at the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service from 1976 to 2002, a driver's license examiner at the California Department of Motor Vehicles, Livermore in 1976 and an engineering technician at California Department of Transportation from 1970 to 1976. Brown was an E4 in the U.S. Navy Seabees from 1966 to 1968. He is treasurer of the Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 391, president of the Native Sons of the Golden West and a member of the Sonora Elks Lodge 1587. Brown is the treasurer of AMVETS. This position does not require Senate confirmation and there is no compensation. Brown is a Democrat.
Jan Costa, 76, of Tuolumne was a tribal administrator at Chicken Ranch Tribal Office of Me-Wuk Indians of California from 1995 to 2012. She was a rancher at Two Horse Ranch from 1985 to 1995 and held multiple positions at Delta Lines/California Motor Express from 1956 to 1985 including internal auditor and marketing manager. Costa is a member of the Sonora Chamber of Commerce Board and the Civic Advisory Board for Sonora Regional Medical Center. This position does not require Senate confirmation and there is no compensation. Costa is a Democrat.
Peggy Lee, 69, of Sonora has been an aide at the University of California, Merced Purchasing Facilities Department since 2009. She was a temporary assistant at the University of California, Davis School of Medicine Dean's Office from 2006 to 2008. Lee was an executive director at the Area 12 Agency on Aging from 1993 to 2005, quality control and assurance officer at the University of California, Davis Lehr Environmental Site from 1992 to 1993 and chief of staff for California State Assemblymember Norman Waters from 1979 to 1991. She was a field representative for California State Assemblymember Larry Chimbole from 1976 to 1978 and chief of staff for California State Assemblymember Pauline Davis from 1972 to 1976. Lee was an assistant in the Office of California State Senator George Moscone and a caucus assistant at the California State Senate Democratic Caucus from 1967 to 1972. This position does not require Senate confirmation and there is no compensation. Lee is registered without party preference.
Written by Tracey Petersen
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