SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown on April 10 announced the appointment of Mark Morodomi, 54, of Oakland to the California Board of Optometry.

Mark Morodomi
Mark Morodomi

He has served as senior counsel at the University of California Office of General Counsel since 2013. He served as supervising deputy city attorney at the Oakland City Attorney’s Office from 2001 to 2013 and as a policy advisor to the undersecretary of the treasury, law enforcement at the U.S. Department of the Treasury in 2000.

Morodomi served as senior counsel and acting chief of enforcement at the California Fair Political Practices Commission from 1990 to 2000 and was an attorney at Teraoka and Associates from 1989 to 1990. He was a litigation associate at McCutchen, Doyle, Brown and Enersen from 1985 to 1988 and was an extern for Judge Stanley Weigel at the U.S. District Court, Northern District of California in 1983.

Morodomi is a member of the Asian American Bar Association of the Greater Bay Area, Alameda County Bar Association, American Bar Association, California Political Attorneys Association, Japanese American Citizens League, Stanford Alumni Association, and New York University School of Law Alumni Association. He earned a Juris Doctor degree from the New York University School of Law.

This position does not require Senate confirmation and the compensation is $100 per diem. Morodomi is a Democrat.

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