Martin Hoshino Named Undersecretary at Dept. of Corrections


Martin Hoshino

SACRAMENTO – Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr. on May 20 announced the appointment of Martin Hoshino, 47, of Sacramento to serve as the undersecretary for program support at the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.

Hoshino has more than seven years of service with the department, currently serving as the executive director of the Board of Parole Hearings (appointed by then-Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger in 2008) after having served as the assistant secretary for the Office of Internal Affairs from 2003 to 2008.

He served as the chief assistant inspector general in the Office of the Inspector General from 1999 to 2003. He also served in a variety of roles at the California State Controller’s Office from 1988 to 1999.

This position requires Senate confirmation and the compensation is $153,960. Hoshino is a Democrat.



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