August 15, 2013
The following appointment was made on August 15 by the Governor.
Eraina Ortega, 39, of Sacramento, has been appointed chief deputy director of policy at the California Department of Finance. Ortega has served as senior legislative representative at the California State Association of Counties since 2008. She was manager of the Judicial Council’s Office of Governmental Affairs from 2001 to 2008 and a policy analyst at the California Legislative Analyst’s Office from 1999 to 2001. Ortega earned a Master of Public Policy degree from the Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government. This position does not require Senate confirmation and the compensation is $161,916. Ortega is registered decline-to-state.