SACRAMENTO–Matthew Bogoshian, 46, of Salinas, has been appointed deputy secretary for law enforcement and general counsel for the California Environmental Protection Agency. Since 1995, he has served as a deputy district attorney for the Monterey County District Attorney’s Office. From 1992 to 1994, Bogoshian was an associate with the law firm Briggs & Alexander. He previously served as an officer in the U.S. Navy JAG Corps from 1989 to 1992 and was a teacher at Crawford High School in San Diego from 1984 to 1985. Bogoshian is a founding member and former chair of the California Environmental Prosecution Protection Fund. He currently serves as leader of the Tri-County Environmental Task Force, encompassing Monterey, Santa Cruz and San Benito counties, which he also founded. Bogoshian is also a member of the California District Attorneys Association’s Training, Budget and Planning Committees.