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Brown appoints three to The Big Fresno Fair board

Chuck Riojas has been appointed by Gov. Jerry Brown to The Big Fresno Fair board of directors. He is secretary/treasurer of the Building & Construction Trades Concil of Fresno, Madera, Tulare & Kings County.
Chuck Riojas has been appointed by Gov. Jerry Brown to The Big Fresno Fair board of directors. He is secretary/treasurer of the Building & Construction Trades Concil of Fresno, Madera, Tulare & Kings County. jesparza@vidaenelvalle.com

Gov. Jerry Brown has appointed three Latinos to board of The Big Fresno Fair.

The governor’s office made the announcement on Friday afternoon.

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Larry Salinas has been appointed by Gov. Jerry Brown to The Big Fresno Fair board of directors. Special to Vida en el Valle

▪ Larry Salinas, 57, of Clovis, is the executive director of governmental relations at Fresno State, a position he has held since 2016. He has also worked in a similar capacity at UC Merced.

▪ Charles Riojas, 54, of Fresno, is the business agent for the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 100. He has held that position since 1999.

▪ Gabriel Hernández, 43, of Kingsburg, has been lead pharmacy technician at Community Regional Medical Center since 2016. He was a pharmacy technician at the state Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation from 2008 to 2016 was a real estate agent with London Properties from 2011 to 2015.

Riojas and Hernández are Democrats; Salinas is registered without party preference.

The positions do not require state Senate confirmation. There is no compensation.

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