Governor Brown Announces Appointments
SACRAMENTO – William Edgar, 72, of Sacramento, has been appointed to the Central Valley Flood Protection Board. He has been the co-owner of Edgar and Associates, an accounting services firm, since 1999. Edgar was contract executive director for the Sutter-Butte Flood Control Agency from 2007 to January 2012. He was interim city manager for the City of Sacramento in 2011. Edgar was a member of the California Reclamation Board from 2001 to 2005. He also served as a special advisor to the law firm of McDonough Holland and Allen from 2001 to 2005. Edgar was city manager for the City of Sacramento from 1993 to 1999 and assistant city manager from 1977 to 1992. He served concurrently as the first executive director of the Sacramento Area Flood Control Agency from 1988 until 1992. This position requires Senate confirmation and the compensation is $40,669. Edgar is a Democrat.
SACRAMENTO – Kathryn Radtkey-Gaither, 55, of Carmichael, has been appointed chief deputy director at the Department of Mental Health. She has been acting chief deputy at the Department of Mental Health since 2011. Radtkey-Gaither was undersecretary at the Governor’s Office of Education from 2009 to 2011, chief of staff and associate director at the California State University Office of the Chancellor from 2005 to 2009 and chief deputy director at the Department of Child Support Services from 2004 to 2005. She worked at the Department of Finance from 1984 to 2003 in multiple positions, including deputy director. This position requires Senate confirmation and the compensation is $147,660. Radtkey-Gaither is a Democrat.