California state Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments:
Dennis Alfieri, 60, of Pasadena, has been appointed to the California Horse Racing Board of Directors. Alfieri has been chief executive officer of the Sheriff's Youth Foundation since 2017. He was principal and a founding partner at Bantry Property Services LLC from 2005 to 2010 and general partner and founder of Twin Palms Restaurants from 1991 to 2005. Alfieri is a member of the Pasadena Optimist Club and the Los Angeles County Harbor Commission. This position requires Senate confirmation and the compensation is $100 per diem. Alfieri is a Republican.
Debra Reed, 62, of San Diego, has been appointed to the California Horse Racing Board of Directors. Reed held several positions at Sempra Energy from 2010 to 2018, including executive chairman, chairman, president and chief executive officer and executive vice president. She held several positions at San Diego Gas and Electric and Southern California Gas Company from 2000 to 2010, including president and chief executive officer, president and chief operating officer and president and chief financial officer. Reed is a member of the Board of Trustees and Board of Directors of the Rady Children Hospital Health Center. She is a member of the Caterpillar Inc. Board of Directors, Chevron Corporation Board of Directors and the State Farm Mutual Board of Directors. She is also a member of the Business Council, University of Southern California Viterbi School of Engineering Board of Councilors and the International Women's Forum. This position requires Senate confirmation and the compensation is $100 per diem. Reed is registered without party preference.
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