SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown on June 27 announced the appointment of David Fukutomi, 51, of Camarillo as deputy director for response and recovery operations in the Governor’s Office of Emergency Services, where he has been assistant director and superintendent of the California Specialized Training Institute since 2012.
Fukutomi has been senior consultant for the Naval Postgraduate School, Center for Homeland Defense and Security since 2007. He was a consultant for the Homeland Security Studies and Analysis Institute from 2009 to 2012 and vice president at ICF International from 2006 to 2008. Fukutomi was an independent consultant for emergency management and homeland security from 2005 to 2012 and federal coordinating officer at the Federal Emergency Management Agency from 1998 to 2005.
He is president of the Pier into the Future Board of Directors and a member of the Community Memorial Health System Board of Trustees.
This position does not require Senate confirmation and the compensation is $128,808. Fukutomi is a Republican.