Governor Newsom Announces Appointments 10/28/22

SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom announced the following appointments today:

Brian Aiello, 43, of Sacramento, has been named principal deputy director of the California Office of Emergency Medical Services. Aiello has been the emergency medical services coordinator for critical care programs at the Sacramento County Emergency Medical Services Agency since 2021, where he was the emergency medical services system operations coordinator from 2018 to 2019. He was the chief health program coordinator at Sacramento County Public Health from 2019 until 2021. Aiello held several positions at the Alameda County Emergency Medical Services Agency from 2015 to 2018, including deputy director and prehospital care coordinator. He held several positions at Paramedics Plus LLC from 2011 to 2015, including Operations Manager, Clinical Education Coordinator, and Clinical Field Manager. Aiello held several positions with American Medical Response from 2005 to 2011, including paramedic and medical technician. He is a member of Beta Gamma Sigma Honors Society. Aiello earned a Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Immersion and Strategy from the University of California Davis, Graduate School of Management. The position does not require Senate confirmation and the compensation is $168,000. Aiello is a Democrat.

Thomas Giandomenico, 55, of Los Angeles, was reappointed to the Emergency Medical Services Commission, serving since 2019. Giandomenico has been a commander with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department since 1990. He held the rank of E-4 in the US. of the Army from 1985 to 1989. This position does not require Senate confirmation and there is no replacement. Giandomenico is a Republican.

Lori Morgan, 60, of Altadena, was appointed to the Emergency Medical Services Commission. Morgan has been president and CEO of Huntington Health since 2017. From 2009 to 2017, she was vice president of systems and hospital president at Legacy Health, Legacy Emanuel Medical Center. From 2000 to 2009, Morgan was the medical director at Tacoma Trust. From 1997 to 2000, she was an assistant professor at the University of Iowa Clinics and Hospitals. From 1996 to 1997, she served as a Trauma and Critical Care Surgical Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania, Department of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care. Morgan was a resident in surgery at the Stanford University Department of Surgery from 1989 to 1996. From 1983 to 1985, she was a research assistant at Children’s Hospital Boston and Seattle. Morgan is a member of the California Hospital Association, the National Health Foundation, the American Hospital Association, the Society of Critical Care Medicine, and the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma. She is vice president of the Hospital Association of Southern California and president of the American Medical Association, Region 9. Morgan earned a Master of Business Administration from the University of Puget Sound and a Doctor of Medicine in Surgery from the University of Washington. Faculty of Medicine. This position does not require Senate confirmation and there is no compensation. Morgan is a Democrat.

Lessie D. Moore, 58, of Highland, was appointed to the Board of Registered Nurses and Psychiatric Technicians. Moore has been a senior psychiatric technician at Patton State Hospital since 1996. From 1993 to 1996, she was a psychiatric technician at Fairview Developmental Center. Moore is a member of the California Association of Psychiatric Technicians. This position does not require Senate confirmation and compensation is $100 per diem. Moore is a Democrat.

Sean Yang, 44, of Sacramento, was reappointed to the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board, serving in 2021. Yang has been a medical imaging specialist at Kaiser Permanente since 2016. He has been a medical imaging engineer at BC Technical since 2014 until 2016 and Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Engineer at Consensys Imaging Service Inc. from 2011 to 2014. Yang was the manager and owner of Weiberts Meats from 2005 to 2011 and an MRI engineer at Hitachi Medical Systems America1101 from 2010 to 2014. Yang is a board member of the Elk Grove Unified School District and a member of the Asian Pacific Islander American Public Affairs Association. This position requires Senate confirmation and compensation is $250 per diem. Yang is a Democrat.


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