SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown on Sept. 18 announced the appointment of Martin Hoshino, 49, of Folsom as undersecretary of operations at the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.

Martin Hoshino
Martin Hoshino

He has held multiple positions at the department since 2003, including acting undersecretary of operations, undersecretary of administration and offender services, executive officer at the Board of Parole Hearings, and assistant secretary at the Office of Internal Affairs.

From 2000 to 2003, Hoshino was chief assistant inspector general at the California Office of the Inspector General, where he was assistant inspector general from 1999 to 2000. He held multiple positions at the California State Controller’s Office from 1988 to 1999, including project manager, agency telecommunications representative and staff analyst.

Hoshino earned a master’s degree in public administration and political science from UC Davis. This position requires Senate confirmation and the compensation is $174,996. Hoshino is a Democrat.

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