Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. Thursday announced the following appointments:
John Boyd, 48, of Folsom, has been reappointed to the California Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission, where he has served since 2013. Boyd has been chief executive officer for system mental health services at Sutter Health since 2016. He was chief executive officer at the Sutter Solano Medical Center and at the Sutter Center for Psychiatry from 2014 to 2017. Boyd was regional executive for behavioral health at the Sutter Health Sacramento Sierra Region from 2014 to 2017, where he was chief administrative officer of regional behavioral health and continuing care from 2008 to 2014. He was assistant administrator at the Kaiser Permanente Sacramento Medical Center from 2007 to 2008 and held several positions at Shriners Hospitals for Children from 1999 to 2006, including Western Region director of development. Boyd served as a member of the Sacramento Planning and Design Commission from 2004 to 2008. He is chair of the National Behavioral Health Council, an American College of Healthcare Executives fellow and a member of Mental Health America and the Steinberg Institute. Boyd earned a Doctor of Psychology degree in clinical psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology and a Master of Health Administration degree from the University of Southern California. This position does not require Senate confirmation and there is no compensation. Boyd is a Democrat.
Bill Brown, 61, of Lompoc, has been reappointed to the California Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission, where he has served since 2010. Brown has been sheriff-coroner for Santa Barbara County since 2007. He served as chief of police for the City of Lompoc from 1995 to 2007 and for the City of Moscow, Idaho from 1992 to 1995. Brown served in several positions at the Inglewood Police Department from 1980 to 1992, including police officer, sergeant, police lieutenant and acting captain. He was a police officer at the Pacifica Police Department from 1977 to 1980. Brown is president of the California State Sheriffs' Association. He earned a Master of Public Administration degree from the University of Southern California. This position does not require Senate confirmation and there is no compensation. Brown is a Republican.
Gladys M. Mitchell, 59, of Sacramento, has been reappointed to the California Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission, where she has served since 2016. Mitchell has been a family support coordinator for the Victor Treatment Center at North Valley Schools since 2016. She served as a staff services manager at the California Department of Health Care Services from 2013 to 2014 and at the California Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs from 2010 to 2013 and from 2007 to 2009. Mitchell was a health program specialist at California Correctional Health Care Services from 2009 to 2010 and a staff mental health specialist at the California Department of Mental Health from 2006 to 2007. She served as a staff services manager and interim executive officer at the Dental Board of California from 1999 to 2005, where she was a budget officer from 1993 to 1996. Mitchell was interim executive officer at the California Board of Occupational Therapy in 2005 and an enforcement coordinator at the California Board of Registered Nursing from 1996 to 1998 and at the Board of Behavioral Science Examiners from 1989 to 1993. She is a member of the St. Hope Public School Board of Directors. Mitchell earned a Master of Social Work degree in social work from California State University, Sacramento. This position does not require Senate confirmation and there is no compensation. Mitchell is a Democrat.
Anne R. Bernardo, 61, of Visalia, has been reappointed to the California Library Services Board, where she has served since 2003. Bernardo has served as director of the Tulare County Public Law Library since 1994. She was general manager at the Tulare County Symphony Association Inc. from 1986 to 1994, a job developer at the California Human Development Corporation from 1980 to 1981, a teacher aide at Stockton Unified School District in 1979 and special assistant to the deputy director of the California Health and Welfare Agency in 1978. She was an office aide for student employment services at the University of California, Davis from 1974 to 1978. Bernardo is a member of the Council of California County Law Librarians, American Association of Law Libraries, Northern California Association of Law Libraries, Heartland Regional Library Network, Self-Help Providers of Tulare County, Special Libraries Association and California Women Lead. She served as law library liaison to the California State Bar, Law Practice Management and Technology Section from 2013 to 2017. This position does not require Senate confirmation and there is no compensation. Bernardo is a Democrat.
Florante P. Ibanez, 66, of Carson, has been reappointed to the California Library Services Board, where he has served since 2014. Ibanez has served in several positions at Loyola Law School, Los Angeles since 1992, including manager of library computer services and computer resources center assistant and has been an adjunct professor at Pasadena City College since 2016. He was an adjunct professor for the Loyola Marymount University, Asian Pacific American Studies Program from 2007 to 2014 and a communications and hardware support specialist at Ashton Tate-Borland International from 1990 to 1992. Ibanez was a personal computer support specialist at Citizen American Inc. from 1988 to 1990 and project staff at the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees from 1982 to 1984. He was assistant director of the early outreach/student affirmative action program at the University of California, Irvine Educational Opportunity Program from 1979 to 1982 and a coordinator of resource development and publication at the University of California, Los Angeles Asian American Studies Center from 1971 to 1972. Ibanez is a member of the Filipino American Library Board of Directors, California Library Association, American Library Association, City of Carson Historical Committee, Los Angeles Community College District Chancellor’s Advisory Committee on Asian Pacific Islander Affairs and the Asian/Pacific American Librarians Association, where he was president from 2010 to 2011. He earned a Master of Arts degree in Asian American studies and a Master of Library Science degree in information and library science from the University of California, Los Angeles. This position does not require Senate confirmation and there is no compensation. Ibanez is a Democrat.
Sandra Tauler, 58, of Calexico, has been reappointed to the California Library Services Board, where she has served since 2016. Tauler has been community services director for the City of Calexico since 2008, where she has served in several positions since 1990, including city librarian and library and cultural arts director. She was a reference librarian and part-time instructor at Imperial Valley College from 1998 to 2006 and a reference librarian at San Diego State University from 1995 to 1998. Tauler is a member of the American Library Association and the Desert Valley Library Media Association. She earned a Master of Library Science degree in library studies from the University of California, Los Angeles. This position does not require Senate confirmation and there is no compensation. Tauler is a Democrat.