(Governor announces an appointment)…The Appointment is for the Assistant Secretary for Salton Sea policy at the California Natural Resources Agency.
The Governor appointed 62-year-old Bruce Wilcox of Imperial. Wilcox has been the interim assistant executive director at the Salton Sea Authority and manager of environmental and Salton Sea programs at the Imperial Irrigation District since 2008. Wilcox has led efforts for mitigation and restoration efforts for the Salton Sea. The appointed position does not require Senate confirmation and Wilcox will earn a salary of $129,408 per year.