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Chief Justice Welcomes Incoming Administrative Director Martin Hoshino

Chief Justice with Martin Hoshino
Following the council's selection of Martin Hoshino to serve as director of Judicial Council staff, the Chief Justice said, “I am thrilled that Martin will be joining the judicial branch. He has served in the executive branch with distinction for 15 years and comes highly recommended for his administrative expertise and competence.”

Mr. Hoshino begins his position as the Judicial Council's new Administrative Director on Oct 1. He previously served as the Undersecretary for Operations at the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. As the Administrative Director, he serves as secretary to the council. See news release.

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