Governor Newsom Announces Appointments

Governor Gavin Newsom today announced the following appointments:

Susan Masten, Rajan Gill, Helen Lee, Cirian Villavicencio, David Yee, Dwight H. Bateman, M. Lisa Hayes, Sara Abdrabou, Elizabeth Lewis, Nicole Adler, Julie Neward, Alejandro “Alex” Reyes, Wesley Witherspoon, and Eric Ybarra.

“M. Lisa Hayes, 60, of Bellflower, has been appointed Chair of the State Independent Living Council, and has also been appointed to serve on the State Rehabilitation Council. Hayes has been Executive Director at Rolling Start Inc. since 2019. She held several positions at Molina Healthcare between 2007 and 2017, including Associate Vice President of MLTSS, Director of Disability and Senior Access Services, Manager of Senior and Disability Programs and Manager of Provider Contract Review. Hayes was Project Manager at United Health Care from 2000 to 2007. She was contract Manager at PacifiCare Health Systems from 2000 to 2006. These positions do not require Senate confirmation and there is no compensation. Hayes is a Democrat.” – 

We are very pleased to congratulate our very own, Lisa Hayes, for achieving this appointment to the Chair of the State Independent Living Council(SILC). Go to the link here to learn more about the 14 appointments that California Governor Gavin Newsom recently made. To learn more about the council members for the SILC click here and go to the SILC Homepage here.

Rolling Start Inc. Executive Director - Lisa Hayes