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MHSOAC announces reappointments by Governor Brown

For immediate release
January 10, 2017


Sacramento—The Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission is pleased to announce the following reappointments made by Governor Brown on January 9, 2017:

Reneeta Anthony, 57, of Fresno, has been reappointed to the California Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission, where she has served since 2016. Anthony has been executive director at A3 Concepts LLC since 2013. She was principal staff analyst at the Fresno County Department of Social Services from 2005 to 2012, at the Fresno County Department of Behavioral Health from 2004 to 2005 and at the Fresno County Human Services System from 2001 to 2004. Anthony was principal staff analyst at the Fresno County Department of Children and Family Services from 2000 to 2001, where she was senior staff analyst from 1999 to 2000. This position does not require Senate confirmation and there is no compensation. Anthony is a Democrat.
 
Lynne Ayers Ashbeck, 62, of Clovis, has been reappointed to the California Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission, where she has served since 2016. Ashbeck has been vice president at Community Medical Centers since 2015. She was regional vice president at the Hospital Council of Northern and Central California from 2006 to 2015 and director of global and continuing education at California State University, Fresno from 2003 to 2006. Ashbeck was director of education at the Valley Children’s Hospital from 1997 to 2003 and vice president of program services at the Dairy Council of California from 1978 to 1997. She is a member of the California Partnership for the San Joaquin Valley Board of Directors and the Maddy Institute Board of Directors. Ashbeck is a registered dietitian and earned a Master of Arts degree in peacemaking and conflict resolution from Fresno Pacific University and a Master of Science degree in nutrition from California State University, Fresno. This position does not require Senate confirmation and there is no compensation. Ashbeck is a Republican.
 
David Gordon, 70, of Sacramento, has been reappointed to the California Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission, where he has served since 2013. Gordon has been superintendent at the Sacramento County Office of Education since 2004. He was superintendent at the Elk Grove Unified School District from 1995 to 2004, where he was assistant superintendent for elementary education from 1991 to 1995. Gordon was deputy superintendent at the California Department of Education from 1985 to 1991, where he was an associate superintendent from 1983 to 1985. He is a member of the Association of California School Administrators. Gordon earned a Master of Education degree from Harvard University. This position does not require Senate confirmation and there is no compensation. Gordon is a Democrat.

Contact: Jennifer Whitney, Director of Communications   916-445-8721