GovOps Secretary Marybel Batjer Appointed CPUC President

Published On: July 12, 2019

Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday announced the appointment of Marybel Batjer to serve as president of the California Public Utilities Commission.

Batjer will first conclude her work this month leading the DMV Strike Team effort which the governor appointed her upon taking office.

Batjer was appointed by Governor Jerry Brown to serve as the first secretary of the Government Operations Agency in 2013 that was organized to include the California Technology Agency, now called the California Department of Technology.

She also served as Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger’s first cabinet secretary from 2003 to 2004 and was chief of staff to Nevada Governor Kenny Guinn, in a distinguished career in public service that dates back to the 1980s.

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