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Governor Appointments

Tam Doduc, of Sacramento, has been reappointed to the State Water Resources Control Board, where she has served since 2005. Doduc served in several positions at the California Environmental Protection Agency from 2000 to 2005, including deputy secretary for environmental quality, assistant secretary for air and chemical programs, assistant secretary for agriculture and chemical programs and assistant secretary for technology certification. She was an air resources engineer at the California Air Resources Board from 1997 to 2000 and served as special assistant to the secretary at the California Environmental Protection Agency from 1995 to 1997 and from 1993 to 1994. Doduc was a water resources engineer at the State Water Resources Control Board from 1994 to 1995 and from 1989 to 1992. She has been a registered professional civil engineer since 1995. Doduc earned a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of California, Berkeley School of Business and a Master of Science degree in civil engineering from California State University, Sacramento. This position requires Senate confirmation. Doduc is a Democrat.

Joaquin Esquivel, of La Quinta, has been appointed to the State Water Resources Control Board. Esquivel has served as assistant secretary for federal water policy at the California Natural Resources Agency since 2015. He served in several positions in the Office of U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer from 2007 to 2015, including research assistant, legislative aide and legislative assistant for water and agriculture issues, and director of information and technology. Esquivel was a center youth manager for Gay Associated Youth from 2002 to 2004. This position requires Senate confirmation. Esquivel is a Democrat.

Teresa Bui, of Sacramento, has been appointed special advisor to the director at the California Department of Resources, Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle). Bui has been a legislative and policy analyst at Californians Against Waste since 2008. She was a greenhouse gas assessment consultant for the City of Davis from 2008 to 2014 and a student assistant in the Division of Financial Assistance at the State Water Resources Control Board from 2005 to 2007. This position does not require Senate confirmation. Bui is a Democrat.