Governor Brown Announces Appointments
Henry Abarbanel, 68, of Del Mar, has been appointed to the San Diego Regional Water Quality Control Board. He has been a professor of physics at the University of California, San Diego and a research physicist at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography since 1983. Abarbanel served on the Del Mar City Council from 1992 to 1996 and 2000 to 2008. He was chair of the San Diego Metro Wastewater Commission from 2005 to 2008. Abarbanel received his doctorate in physics at Princeton University. This position requires Senate confirmation and the compensation is $100 per diem. Abarbanel is a Democrat.
Eric Anderson, 54, of Escondido, has been appointed to the San Diego Regional Water Quality Control Board, where he has served as a member since 2002. Anderson is a farmer and vice president of La Costa Flower Shop and Nursery. He has been a member of the board of directors of the San Diego County Farm Bureau since 1991 and was president from 1996 to 1998. This position requires Senate confirmation and the compensation is $100 per diem. Anderson is a Libertarian.
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