Laphonza Butler, 39, of Los Angeles, has been appointed to the University of California Board of Regents. Butler has been president of SEIU United Long Term Care Workers Union since 2010. She was a national division director and campaign director for SEIU in Washington, D.C. from 2006 to 2009. This position requires Senate confirmation and there is no compensation. Butler is a Democrat.
*Brown referred to him as "the other Michael Cohen" at a recent news conference.
**This is California's Gary Hart, not to be confused with the Colorado Gary Hart of "Monkey Business" fame. If you don't know what that was, Google it.