Deputy Director & Chief Counsel (Acting)

Anna Woodrow  (916) 376-5099 anna.woodrow@dgs.ca.gov

Assistant Chief Counsel

Thomas Patton (916) 376-5113 thomas.patton@dgs.ca.gov 

Attorneys

Viana Barbu (916) 376-5078 viana.barbu@dgs.ca.gov

Natalie Bocanegra (916) 376-5109 natalie.bocanegra@dgs.ca.gov 

Laurie Giberson (916) 376-5111 laurie.giberson@dgs.ca.gov 

Rick Goldberg (916) 376-5108 richard.goldberg@dgs.ca.gov 

Alex Holtz (916) 376-5102 alex.holtz@dgs.ca.gov

Bryan Kimura (916) 376-5106 bryan.kimura@dgs.ca.gov 

Nicole Lorek-Robles (916) 376-5112  nicole.lorekrobles@dgs.ca.gov

Daniel Rios (916) 376-5079 daniel.rios@dgs.ca.gov

Ephraim Egan (916) 376-5103 ephraim.egan@dgs.ca.gov

Michelle Marzahn (916) 376-5115   michelle.marzahn@dgs.ca.gov

Special Investigator

Mario Alvarado (916) 443-9936 mario.alvarado@dgs.ca.gov

Legal Analyst

Patricia Galvan (916) 376-5098 patricia.galvan@dgs.ca.gov

Administrative Assistant

Kimberly Scruggs (916) 376-5092 kimberly.scruggs@dgs.ca.gov

Intellectual Property Analyst

Vacant

Legal Support Supervisor

Teresa Sousa (916) 376-5091 teresa.sousa@dgs.ca.gov

Support Staff

Beverly Brown (916) 376-5094 beverly.brown@dgs.ca.gov 

Susan Burns (916) 376-5096 susan.burns@dgs.ca.gov

Christina Meinke  (916) 376-3870  christina.meinke@dgs.ca.gov

Julie Ison    (916) 376-1064   julie.ison@dgs.ca.gov

 

 

A

Achieving Better Life Expectancy Board - Rick Goldberg

Administrative Law, Office of - Rick Goldberg

Afro-American Museum - Rick Goldberg

Aging, Dept. of - Nicole Lorek

Aging, Commission on - Nicole Lorek

Agricultural Labor Relations Board - Dan Rios

Air Resources Board - Nicole Lorek

Alcohol & Drug Programs - Daniel Rios

Alcoholic Beverage Control - Dan Rios

Alternative Energy and Advanced Transportation - Viana Barbu

Arts Council - Richard Goldberg

B

Baldwin Hills Conservancy - Bryan Kimura

Boating and Waterways - Bryan Kimura

Building Standards Commission - Viana Barbu

Bureau of Automotive Repair - Alex Holtz

Business and Consumer Services Agency - Nicole Lorek

Business and Economic Development (GoBiz) - Rick Goldberg

Business Oversight, Dept. of - Alex Holtz

C

CA Exposition & State Fair - Rick Goldberg

CA Conservation Corps - Nicole Lorek

CA Secure Choice Retirement Savings Investment Board - Natalie Bocanegra

CalEPA - Dan Rios

CalRecycle - Dan Rios

Central Valley Flood Protection Board (formerly Reclamation Board) - Alex Holtz

Child Development Programs - Nicole Lorek

Child Support Services - Alex Holtz

Children and Family Commission (First Five)  - Viana Barbu

Chiropractic Examiners, Board of - Alex Holtz

Citizen's Redistricting Commission 
- Laurie Giberson

Coachella Valley Mountains Conservancy - Bryan Kimura

Coastal Commission - Bryan Kimura

Coastal Conservancy - Bryan Kimura

Colorado River Board - Bryan Kimura

Commission on Disability Access - Rick Goldberg

Community Services and Development - Viana Barbu

Conservation, Dept. of - Nicole Lorek

Consumer Affairs - Nicole Lorek

Controller's Office - Natalie Bocanegra

Corporations, Dept. of - See Business Oversight, Dept. of

Correctional Peace Officer Standards & Training - Alex Holtz

Corrections & Rehabilitation (CDCR), Dept. Of - Ephraim Egan

D

Debt Advisory Commission - Dan Rios

Debt Limit Allocation Committee - Dan Rios

Debt & Investment Advisory Commission - Dan Rios

Delta Protection Commission - Bryan Kimura

Delta Stewardship Council - Bryan Kimura

Developmental Disabilities Area Boards - Bryan Kimura

Developmental Disabilities, CA Council - Rick Goldberg

Developmental Services - Bryan Kimura

DGS - Audits Section - Laurie Giberson

DGS - Business Services Section - Natalie Bocanegra

DGS - Division of State Architect - Alex Holtz

DGS - Enterprise Technology Solutions - Rick Goldberg

DGS - Executive Office - Laurie Giberson

DGS - Facilities Management Division - Daniel Rios 

DGS - Office of Administrative Hearings - Nicole Lorek

DGS - Office of Business & Acquisitions Services - Laurie Giberson

DGS - Office of Business & Acquisitions Services (Public Works) - Daniel Rios

DGS - Office of Equal Employment Opportunity - Tom Patton (TEMPORARY)

DGS - Office of Fiscal Services - Rick Goldberg

DGS - Office of Fleet & Asset Management - Natalie Bocanegra

DGS - Office of Human Resources - Tom Patton (TEMPORARY)

DGS - Office of Legal Services - Laurie Giberson 

DGS - Office of Public Schools Construction - Tom Patton 

DGS - Office of Risk & Insurance Management - Michelle Marzhan 

DGS - Office of Risk & Insurance Management - Natural Gas Services - Bryan Kimura

DGS - Office of Small Business & Disabled Veterans Business Enterprise Services - Natalie Bocanegra 

DGS - Office of State Publishing - Nicole Lorek

DGS - Office of Strategic Planning, Policy & Research - Laurie Giberson 

DGS - Office of Sustainability - Bryan Kimura

DGS - Procurement Division - Rick Goldberg

DGS - Real Estate Services Division (RESD) - Daniel Rios 

DGS - RESD Asset Management Branch - Alex Holtz 

DGS - RESD Building & Property Management - Daniel Rios 

DGS - RESD Construction Unit - Daniel Rios

DGS - RESD Energy Matters (Utilities) - Viana Barbu

DGS - RESD Project Management & Development Branch (PMDB) - Daniel Rios

DGS - RESD PMDB Construction Services - Daniel Rios

DGS - RESD PMDB Design Services - Daniel Rios

DGS - RESD PMDB Direct Construction Unit - Daniel Rios

DGS - RESD PMDB Environmental Services - Daniel Rios

DGS - RESD PMDB Real Estate Leasing - Viana Barbu

DGS - RESD PMDB Real Property Services Section - Alex Holtz

DGS - RESD PMDB Seismic and Special Programs - Daniel Rios

DGS - RESD PMDB State Owned Leasing and Development - Viana Barbu 

E

Education - Viana Barbu

Education Audit Appeals Panel - Viana Barbu

Educational Facilities Authority - Bryan Kimura

Emergency Medical Services Authority - Alex Holtz

Emergency Services, Office of - Rick Goldberg

Employment Development Department - Natalie Bocanegra

Energy Resource Conservation and Development Commission - Rick Goldberg

Environmental Health Hazard Assessment - Dan Rios

Environmental Protection Agency - Dan Rios

Equalization, Board of - Nicole Lorek

Exposition and Park Management - Rick Goldberg

Exposition and State Fair -Alex Holtz

F

Fair Employment and Housing - Natalie Bocanegra

Fair Political Practices Commission - Alex Holtz

Fairs And Expositions - Alex Holtz

Finance, Dept. of - Alex Holtz

Financial Institutions - See Business Oversight, Dept. of

Financial Information System for California (Fi$Cal) - Rick Goldberg

Fish And Wildlife - Natalie Bocanegra

Food And Agriculture - Nicole Lorek

Forestry & Fire Protection - Bryan Kimura

Franchise Tax Board - Rick Goldberg

G

Gambling Control, Bureau of - Alex Holtz

Gambling Control Commission - Alex Holtz

Government Operations Agency - Rick Goldberg

Governor's Office - Rick Goldberg

H

Health & Human Services Agency - Bryan Kimura

Health Facilities Financing Authority - Rick Goldberg

Health Care Services - Natalie Bocanegra

High Speed Rail Authority - Bryan Kimura

Highway Patrol - Bryan Kimura

Horse Racing Board - Dan Rios

Housing & Community Development - Nicole Lorek

Housing & Finance Agency - Nicole Lorek

Human Resources, California Dept. of (CalHR) (formerly Personnel Administration) - Natalie Bocanegra

I
 

Industrial Relations - Rick Goldberg

Information Coordinating Committee - Rick Goldberg

Inspector General - Rick Goldberg

Insurance, Dept. of - Dan Rios

J

Judicial Council of California - Alex Holtz

Justice - Natalie Bocanegra

L

Labor and Workforce Development Agency - Natalie Bocanegra

Lands Commission - Bryan Kimura 

Lottery Commission - Rick Goldberg

Library - Dan Rios

Little Hoover Commission - Rick Goldberg

Lt. Governor's Office - Alex Holtz

M

Managed Health Care - Natalie Bocanegra

Mental Health (See State Hospitals, Dept. of) - Rick Goldberg

Military, Dept. of  - Dan Rios

Motor Vehicles, Dept. of - Nicole Lorek

N

Native American Heritage Commission - Bryan Kimura

Natural Resources Agency - Bryan Kimura

Nursing, Board of - Alex Holtz

O

Osteopathic Medical Board of California - Alex Holtz 

P

Parks and Recreation - Rick Goldberg

Peace Officer Standards & Training Commission - Alex Holtz

Personnel Board - Bryan Kimura

Pesticide Regulation - Daniel Rios

Pilot Commissioners - Bryan Kimura

Planning & Research, Governor's Office - Rick Goldberg

Podiatric Medicine, Board of - Alex Holtz

Pollution Control Financing Authority - Nicole Lorek

Postsecondary Education Commission - Alex Holtz

Private Postsecondary & Vocational Education - Alex Holtz

Public Defender's Office - Bryan Kimura

Public Employee Post Employment Benefits - Daniel Rios

Public Employees Retirement Board - Natalie Bocanegra

Public Employment Relations Board - Bryan Kimura

Public Health - Ephraim Egan

Public Utilities Commission - Rick Goldberg

Public Works Board - Anna Woodrow

R

Real Estate Appraisers, Bureau of - Alex Holtz

Real Estate, Bureau of - Alex Holtz

Reclamation Board - (See Central Valley Flood Protection Board)

Rehabilitation - Alex Holtz

Resources Recycling and Recovery, Dept. of - Nicole Lorek

S

Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Conservancy - Bryan Kimura

San Diego River Conservancy - Bryan Kimura

San Francisco Bay Conservation - Bryan Kimura

San Joaquin River Conservancy - Bryan Kimura

Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy - Bryan Kimura

Scholarshare Investment Board - Nicole Lorek

School Financing Authority - Dan Rios

Science Center, California - Rick Goldberg

Secretary of State - Alex Holtz

Seismic Safety - Nicole Lorek

Senior Legislature, California - Nicole Lorek

Service & Volunteerism, Governor's Office - Daniel Rios

Sierra Nevada Conservancy - Bryan Kimura

Social Services, Dept. of - Natalie Bocanegra

State Historical Building Safety Board -

State Hospitals, Dept. of - Ephraim Egan

State Job Training Coordinating Council - Alex Holtz

State Lands Commission - Bryan Kimura

State Teachers Retirement System - Rick Goldberg

Statewide Health Planning and Development - Nicole Lorek

Status Of Women, Commission on - Alex Holtz

Student Aid Commission - Rick Goldberg

Summer School For Arts - Alex Holtz

Systems Integration - Bryan Kimura

T

Tahoe Conservancy - Bryan Kimura

Tax Appeals - Rick Goldberg

Tax Credit Allocation - Natalie Bocanegra

Taxes and Fees Administration - Nicole Lorek

Teachers Credentialing Commission - Alex Holtz

Technology, Dept. of - Rick Goldberg

Toxic Substance Control - Nicole Lorek

Traffic Safety, Office of - Laurie Giberson

Transportation Agency - Laurie Giberson

Transportation, Dept. of - Laurie Giberson

Transportation Commission - Laurie Giberson

Treasurer's Office - Rick Goldberg

U

Urban Waterfront Areas - Bryan Kimura

V

Veterans Affairs - Rick Goldberg

Victims Compensation and Government Claims Board - Alex Holtz

Volunteers Commission, California - Rick Goldberg

W

Water Resources, Dept. of  - Viana Barbu

Water Resources Control Board - Viana Barbu

Wildlife Conservation Board - Natalie Bocanegra

Contact

Main Office

Department of General Services
Office of Legal Services

707 3rd Street, Suite 7-330, MS-102
West Sacramento, CA 95605
Phone:  (916) 376-5080