SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown on April 9 announced the appointment of Georgette Imura, 70, of Sacramento to the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.

Georgette Imura
Georgette Imura

Imura was owner of Liberty Consulting from 1995 to 2006 and held multiple positions in the Office of California State Senate President pro Tempore David Roberti from 1987 to 1994, including Senate floor coordinator, legislative director and director of the Office of Asian Pacific Islander Affairs.

She was the principal consultant for the California State Senate Elections Committee (1985-1987), staff director for the California State Senate Democratic Caucus (1981-1985), chief of staff for State Sen. Diane Watson (1978-1981), legislative assistant for Assemblymember Julian Dixon (1972-1978), legislative secretary for Assemblymember Yvonne Brathwaite (1968-1972) and receptionist for Assemblymember Leroy Greene (1967-1968).

Imura is first vice chair of the Council of Asian Pacific Islanders Together for Advocacy and Leadership (CAPITAL) and  a member of the California Cultural and Historical Endowment Board, the Japanese American Citizens League and the Asian Pacific Youth Leadership Project Board of Directors, where she was president from 2006 to 2011.

This position requires Senate confirmation and there is no compensation. Imura is a Democrat.

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