Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. has appointed Alene Shimazu, 52, of Sacramento, as director of the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation Division of Administrative Services.
She served as chief at the California Department of Human Resources Office of Financial Management and Economic Research since 2005, where she served in several positions since 2001. These positions include staff services manager and personnel program manager.
She was an accounting administrator at the California Department of Health Services from 2000 to 2001 and a staff administrative analyst at the California Department of Finance from 1990 to 2000.
She served in several positions at the California State Controller’s Office from 1986 to 1990, including senior accounting officer and accounting analyst.
She also served in several positions at the California Employment Development Department from 1980 to 1986, including accounting technician and employment claims assistant.
This position requires Senate confirmation.