Roseville woman appointed to state VA position

Governor taps Deborah Harper
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Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. has appointed Deborah Harper, 48, of Roseville, to the position of deputy secretary of administrative services at the California Department of Veterans Affairs.

Harper has been chief of the Customer Service and Publishing Division at the California State Board of Equalization since 2005. She held multiple positions at the California Department of Justice from 1996 to 2005, including budget analyst, manager of the administrative unit for the Legal Support Branch and manager of the California Bureau of Criminal Identification and Information. Harper was a staff services analyst at the California State Lottery from 1994 to 1996. She was an executive secretary at the California Department of Justice from 1993 to 1994 and legal secretary at the State Compensation Insurance Fund from 1986 to 1993.

This position does not require senate confirmation and the compensation is $117,120. Harper is registered as decline-to-state.