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Franchise Tax Board Executive Officers and Board Members

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Executive Officers

Year Executive Officers
1950 - 1963 John J. Campbell
1963 - 1979 Martin Huff
(During the first eight months of 1980, the department was under the direction of William Mackey, who was named Acting Executive Officer.)
1980 - 2005 Gerald H. Goldberg
(During the last four months of 1980, the department was under the direction Will Bush, who was named Acting Executive Officer.)
2006 - present Selvi Stanislaus

 

Board Members

Year State
Controller
Board of Equalization
Chair
Department of Finance
Director
1950 Thomas H. Kuchel (R) George H. Reilly James S. Dean
1951 Thomas H. Kuchel J. H. Quinn James S. Dean
1952 Thomas H. Kuchel J. L. Seawell James S. Dean
1953 Thomas H. Kuchel**/Robert C. Kirkwood (R) Wm. G. Bonelli James S. Dean
1954 Robert C. Kirkwood George R. Reilly John M. Peirce
1955 Robert C. Kirkwood J. H. Quinn John M. Peirce
1956 Robert C. Kirkwood Paul R. Leake John M. Peirce
1957 Robert C. Kirkwood Robert E. McDavid John M. Peirce
1958 Robert C. Kirkwood George R. Reilly John M. Peirce+/T.H. Mugford
1959 Alan K. Cranston (D) Paul R. Leake Bert W. Levitt
1960 Alan K. Cranston John W. Lynch John E. Carr 
1961 Alan K. Cranston John W. Lynch Hale Champion
1962 Alan K. Cranston George R. Reilly Hale Champion
1963 Alan K. Cranston John W. Lynch Hale Champion
1964 Alan K. Cranston Paul R. Leake Hale Champion
1965 Alan K. Cranston John W. Lynch Hale Champion
1966 Alan K. Cranston George R. Reilly Hale Champion
1967 Houston I. Flournoy (R) Paul R. Leake Gordon P. Smith
1968 Houston I. Flournoy Richard Nevins Caspar W. Weinberger
1969 Houston I. Flournoy John W. Lynch Caspar W. Weinberger
1970 Houston I. Flournoy George R. Reilly Verne Orr
1971 Houston I. Flournoy Richard Nevins Verne Orr
1972 Houston I. Flournoy John W. Lynch, Verne Orr
1973 Houston I. Flournoy William M. Bennett Verne Orr
1974 Houston I. Flournoy William M. Bennett Verne Orr
1975 Ken Cory (D) John W. Lynch Roy M. Bell
1976 Ken Cory William M. Bennett Roy M. Bell
1977 Ken Cory William M. Bennett Roy M. Bell
1978 Ken Cory George R. Reilly Roy M. Bell
1979 Ken Cory William M. Bennett Richard T. Silberman
1980 Ken Cory Richard Nevins Mary Ann Graves
1981 Ken Cory Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr. Mary Ann Graves
1982 Ken Cory William M. Bennett Michael Franchetti
1983 Ken Cory William M. Bennett Michael Franchetti
1984 Ken Cory Richard Nevins Jesse Huff
1985 Ken Cory Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr. Jesse Huff
1986 Ken Cory Richard Nevins Jesse Huff
1987 Gray Davis (D) Conway H. Collis Jesse Huff
1988 Gray Davis Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr. Jesse Huff
1989 Gray Davis Paul Carpenter Jesse Huff 
1990 Gray Davis Conway Collis Jesse Huff 
1991 Gray Davis Brad Sherman Thomas Hayes
1992 Gray Davis Brad Sherman Thomas Hayes
1993 Gray Davis  Brad Sherman Thomas Hayes
1994 Gray Davis Brad Sherman Russell Gould
1995 Kathleen Connell (D) Brad Sherman Russ Gould
1996 Kathleen Connell Johan Klehs Craig L. Brown
1997 Kathleen Connell Ernie Dronenburg Craig L. Brown 
1998 Kathleen Connell Dean Andal Craig L. Brown
1999 Kathleen Connell Johann Klehs B. Timothy Gage
1999 Kathleen Connell Johann Klehs B. Timothy Gage
2000 Kathleen Connell Dean Andal B. Timothy Gage
2001 Kathleen Connell Claude Parrish B. Timothy Gage
2002 Kathleen Connell John Chiang B. Timothy Gage
2003 Steve Westly(D) Carol Migden Steve Peace***/Donna Arduin
2004 Steve Westly Carol Migden Donna Arudin****/Tom Campbell  
2005 Steve Westly John Chiang Tom Campbell*****/Michael C. Genest
2006 Steve Westly John Chiang Michael C. Genest
2007 John Chiang (D) Betty T. Yee Michael C. Genest
2008 John Chiang Judy Chu Michael C. Genest
2009 John Chiang Betty T. Yee Michael C. Genest******/Ana J. Matosantos
2010 John Chiang Betty T. Yee Ana J. Matosantos ++/Cynthia Bryant ++
2011 John Chiang Jerome E. Horton Ana J. Matosantos ++
2012 John Chiang
Jerome E. Horton Ana J. Matosantos
2013 John Chiang
Jerome E. Horton Michael Cohen

 

+ John M. Perice resigned July 1958. Mugford appointed July 1958.

** Thomas H. Kuchel (R) - Controller, resigned office to accept the position of U. S. Senator in January 1953. He was replaced by the appointment of Robert Kirkwood.

*** Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger appointed Arduin as director of finance after the recall election of 2004. She replaced Steve Peace, Gov. Gray Davis' finance director.

**** Donna Arduin resigned to accept an appointment to the board of directors of a private firm. She was replaced by the appointment of Tom Campbell.

***** Tom Campbell resigned to return to his post as dean of the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley.He was replaced by the appointment of Michael C. Genest.

****** Michael C. Genest resigned in November 2009. He was replaced by the appointment of Ana J. Matosantos.

++ Ana J. Matosantos resigned in December 2010 to accept Gov-elect Jerry Brown's appointment as Director Of Finance under his new administration. Cythina Bryant served as interim DOF Director from Dec.7, 2010, until January 3, 2011, when Ana J. Matosantos' appointment by Governor Brown was effective.