California: Governor Newsom Announces Appointments 
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SACRAMENTO ~ Governor Gavin Newsom today announced the reappointment of Dolores Trujillo, Maria Serpa, and Lillian Wang to the Board of Registered Nursing, Board of Pharmacy, and Board of Optometry respectively. Additionally, Stacy Bragg and Robert Klepa were appointed to the Board of Optometry while Jeffrey Garcia was reappointed.

Dolores Trujillo has been a registered nurse in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Kaiser Hospital in Roseville since 2010. Prior to that, she was an Intensive Care Charge Nurse and Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Nurse at Kaiser Hospital in Sacramento from 2000 to 2010. She is a member of the California Nurses Association and will receive $100 per diem for her position on the board. Trujillo is a Democrat.

Maria Serpa has been an acute care pharmacist and Senior Pharmacist of System Support for Sutter Medical Center from 1993 to 2021. She is a member and fellow of the American Society of Health System Pharmacists and the California Society of Health System Pharmacists as well as past President of CSHP. Serpa earned her Doctorate in Pharmacy from the University of the Pacific and will receive $100 per diem for her position on the board. Serpa is a Republican.

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Stacy Bragg has been appointed to the Board of Optometry where she has been a Telehealth Optometrist at Empire Vision Center since 2022 and an Optometrist at Regency Eye Care Inc since 2017. She was an Optometrist at Stacy A. Bragg, O.D., Inc from 2016 to 2017 as well as Managing Optometrist for EYEXAM of California, Inc from 2014 to 2016. Bragg earned her Doctorate degree in Optometry from Pacific University College of Optometry and Bachelor of Science in Biology from Mercer University and will receive $100 per diem for her position on the board. Bragg is a Democrat.

Robert Klepa has been appointed to the Board of Optometry where he has been a Hearing Officer for various organizations since 2002 including Orange County Employee Retirement System since 2019, Los Angeles City Housing Dept since 2018, Ventura County Employees Retirement Association since 2016, Los Angeles County Chief Executive Office's Disability Division since 2011, Los Angeles County Civil Service Commission since 2002, Los Angeles County Housing Authority from 2009 to 2019, city of Santa Monica from 2005 to 2015 as well as Adjunct Instructor with Santa Monica College since 2002 and University of California, Los Angeles's Extension Program since 1998. Klepa earned his Juris Doctorate from Loyola Law School and Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from University of California, Los Angeles and will receive $100 per diem for his position on the board. Klepa is registered without party preference.

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Jeffrey Garcia has been reappointed to the Board of Optometry where he has served since 2020 after being an optometrist owner at Family Eye Care Optometry since 1996 as well as department head and optometrist for U.S. Navy from 1993-1996 with O6 active reserve status until 2018; he is also a member American Optometric Association & California Optometric Association having earned his Doctorate in Optometry degree from Southern California College Of Optometry; Garcia will receive $100 per diem for his position on the board; Garcia is registered without party preference;

Lillian Wang has also been reappointed to Board Of Optometry where she has served since 2015 after being Associate Clinical Professor at University Of California At Berkeley Herbert Wertheim School Of Optometry & Vision Science Since 2000 & An optometrist At Lafayette Optical Group Since 2004; Wang Is A Member Of The American Academy Of optometry & The New England College Of optometry Alumni Association Having Earned Her Doctorate In optometry From New England College Of optometry; Wang Will Receive $100 Per Diem For Her Position On The Board & Is Registered Without Party Preference

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