CASE 2021 Elections

Updated: Sep 9

September 1, 2021



Pursuant to Section 3.14 of the CASE Bylaws, the list of candidates for the 2021 CASE Board of Directors election has been certified by the CASE Elections Committee. In alphabetical order, candidates in the 2021 Board of Directors election are:


President


Peter Flores, Jr. **

Deputy Attorney General V

Department of Justice

San Francisco


Vice President


Colin Rizzo

Administrative Law Judge II

Public Utilities Commission

San Francisco


Geoffrey Sims **

Workers’ Compensation Judge

Department of Industrial Relations

Fresno


Secretary


Jennifer Russell

Administrative Law Judge II

Department of General Services/Office of Administrative Hearings

Los Angeles


Wade DiCosmo

Workers’ Compensation Judge

Department of Industrial Relations

San Diego


Treasurer


Rama Maline **

Deputy Attorney General V

Department of Justice

Los Angeles


Director-At-Large


Alan Mason

Administrative Law Judge II

Department of Social Services

Sacramento


Angel Braach

Attorney III

State Compensation Insurance Fund

Riverside


Ashley Harlan

Deputy Attorney General III

Department of Justice

San Francisco


Eric Lazarus

Attorney III

Department of Health Care Services

Sacramento


Jamie Ormond

Attorney

Public Utilities Commission

San Francisco


Jeannette Macmillan

Attorney III

State Coastal Conservancy

Oakland


Jennifer Russell **

Administrative Law Judge II

Department of General Services/Office of Administrative Hearings

Los Angeles


John Appelbaum **

Deputy Attorney General V

Department of Justice

Sacramento


Katherine Scott-Smith

Attorney III

Department of Insurance

Oakland


Katrina Manookian **

Attorney IV

State Compensation Insurance Fund

Monterey Park


Ralph Sivilla **

Deputy Attorney General V

Department of Justice

San Francisco


Simon Hovakimian

Workers’ Compensation Judge

Department of Industrial Relations

Long Beach


Talene Ghazarian

Attorney

Department of Health Care Services

Sacramento


Traci Belmore

Administrative Law Judge I

Department of General Services/Office of Administrative Hearings

Oakland


Yuri Choy

Administrative Law Judge I

Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board

San Jose


(** designates a current member of the CASE Board of Directors)


This year CASE members will elect four (4) Officers and four (4) Directors-At-Large, each with a two-year term of office. An independent elections company will email ballots and optional candidate statements to all CASE Voting Members on October 15, 2021. This company will also determine by random drawing the order of candidates on the official ballot.