Schwarzenegger Appoints Greg Aghazarian to Food & Agriculture Department Post

SACRAMENTO–Greg Aghazarian, 45, of Stockton, has been appointed by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger as deputy secretary for legislation and special assistant to the secretary for the Department of Food and Agriculture.

Since January, he has owned Aghazarian Strategies and, from 2009 to 2010, he served on the Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board. Aghazarian served three terms in the California State Assembly representing the 26th district from 2002 to 2008 and was Republican Caucus Chair in 2006.

He owned the Law Offices of Gregory G. Aghazarian from 1997 to 2002 and worked as an attorney for the Law Offices of David R. LeBeouf from 1993 to 1996. This position does not require Senate confirmation and compensation is $115,000. Aghazarian is a Republican.


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