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Governor names two new Covered California board members
Sacramento Business Journal

Gov. Jerry Brown has appointed a Latino health activist and long-time labor leader who’s worked at top levels of state government to the board at Covered California, the state health benefit exchange. Genoveva Islas and Marty Morgenstern replace Kim Belshe and Susan Kennedy, whose terms expired Dec. 31. Islas, 46, is from Tulare. She’s been program director at the Public Health Institute’s regional obesity prevention program since 2006 and was an area field representative for the California Diabetes Program at the California Department of Public Health from 2004 to 2005.