California Gov. Jerry Brown last week announced multiple appointments in  the California Office of Technology Services and the Department of Technology.

Davood Ghods -- deputy director for enterprise information services at the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation since 2012 -- was appointed chief of the Office of Technology Services. Ghods was CIO at the California Department of Consumer Affairs from 2005 to 2006 and served in multiple positions at the Stephen P. Teale Data Center from 2002 to 2005 and from 1987 to 2001, including assistant director and chief of the Project Management Office, local area network support manager and performance analyst. He served in multiple positions at the California Department of Information and Technology from 2001 to 2002, including deputy director and division chief. This position requires Senate confirmation.

Ron Hughes was appointed chief deputy director of operations at the California Department of Technology, where he has served as chief of the Office of Technology Services since 2012. He was president of the California Data Center Design Group from 2002 to 2012 and served in multiple positions at the Stephen P. Teale Data Center from 1990 to 1999, including director of the Y2K event management center and project manager. This position does not require Senate confirmation.

Andrea Wallin-Rohmann was appointed chief deputy director of policy at the California Department of Technology. She has served in multiple positions at the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation since 1998, including deputy director of human resources, CIO, project director of the business information system, special assistant to the deputy director of the financial services division and administrative assistant.