California governor appoints CPUC official

Maryam Ebke, 57, of Corte Madera, has been appointed deputy executive director at the California Public Utilities Commission, where she has served as assistant chief administrative law judge since 2011 and has held several positions since 1990, including administrative law judge, interim director of the Division of Strategic Planning, public utilities regulatory analyst, interim commissioner advisor, junior utilities engineer and assistant utilities engineer.

Ebke was appointed May 16 by Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.

Ebke was a mechanical engineer at Flack and Kurtz Engineers from 1987 to 1990 and at Skidmore, Owings and Merrill LLP from 1984 to 1987. This position does not require Senate confirmation and the compensation is $158,004. Ebke is a Democrat.