SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday announced the appointment of Steve Satake, 46, of Elk Grove as labor relations officer at the California Department of Human Resources.

Steve Satake
Steve Satake

Satake has served as a labor relations specialist at the California Franchise Tax Board since 2013. He served in several positions at the California Department of Transportation from 2006 to 2013, including labor relations specialist, labor relations analyst and associate personnel analyst.

Satake was a workers’ compensation claims adjuster at the State Compensation Insurance Fund from 2004 to 2007, a pharmacy technician at Escalante Solutions from 2003 to 2004, and a pharmacy technician and retail clerk at Thrifty-Payless RiteAid from 1987 to 2003.

This position does not require Senate confirmation and the compensation is $84,720. Satake is a Republican.

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