Sacramento, CA — Former US Treasurer, Rosario Marin, is being appointed by Governor Schwarzenegger to head the State and Consumer Services Agency.
Marin was appointed treasurer by President George W. Bush in 2001. She served until May 2003, when she resigned to return to California.
She lost a Republican primary race for the US Senate in 2004. She´ll head an agency that licenses more than two million Californians in more than 230 professions.
The State and Consumer Services Agency also buys goods and services, manages state real estate, oversees two state employee pension funds, collects state taxes, hires state employees, adopts state building standards, and runs two state museums. Marin previously served in state government in the Wilson administration.