Gov. Jerry Brown has appointed three Latinos to board of The Big Fresno Fair.
The governor’s office made the announcement on Friday afternoon.
▪ 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.