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DMV Gets New Leadership Team

  

Several appointments today come as the department begins dealing with some big challenges.

The acting director of the state’s DMV, Jean Shiomoto has been permanently appointed to the position by Governor Jerry Brown. Five other deputy director positions were also filled.

The leadership team will be handling a department with a lot on its plate. The DMV is in the process of creating regulations for driverless cars. It’s also starting to develop driver licenses for undocumented immigrants in the state.

The combined salaries of all six appointees total more than $760 thousand a year.

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Katie Orr

State Government Reporter

Katie Orr covers everything from the Governor to state agencies. She received her Masters in Political Science from San Diego State University. In her spare time Katie enjoys wine tasting and shopping, though she tries not to combine the two.   Read Full Bio