SACRAMENTO, CA (STL.News) Governor Gavin Newsom announced the following appointments:
Christine V. Siador, 56, of Dublin, has been appointed Assistant Director at the California Department of Public Health. Siador has been Acting Director of the Population Health Division at the San Francisco Department of Public Health since 2020, where she also served as Deputy Director from 2012 to 2020. She was Deputy Director at the University of California, Berkeley Center for Infectious Diseases and Emergency Readiness from 2004 to 2012. Siador was Chief Executive Officer at Social Light Consulting Group from 1996 to 2004. She was Program Manager at the University of California, Davis Medical Center from 1994 to 1996. Siador was an Evaluation Consultant at the Western Consortium for Public Health from 1993 to 1994 and Regional Coordinator at the Public Health Institute from 1992 to 1993. Siador was Program Manager at the Asian & Pacific Islander Health Forum from 1989 to 1992. She is a member of the San Francisco Human Rights Commission Citywide Racial Equity Group. Siador earned a Master of Public Health degree in biomedical science/infectious disease from the University of California, Berkeley. This position does not require Senate confirmation and the compensation is $189,996.