California Health Facilities Financing Authority

Authority Members

Fiona Ma

Fiona Ma, CPA
State Treasurer



Background: Ms. Fiona Ma was elected California State Treasurer in November 2018. She previously served as Chair and Vice Chair of the California State Board of Equalization from 2015 to 2019, representing more than nine million taxpayers. There, she led historic reforms to increase efficiency and transparency at the agency. As a state legislator, she was the first and only Asian-American woman ever elected California Assembly Speaker pro Tempore, the second-highest ranking office in the Assembly. During her time as a legislator, she passed landmark legislation to ban toxic chemicals in children’s toys, protect small business-owners and expand opportunities for homeowners. She previously served as a San Francisco Supervisor.

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Betty Yee

Betty T. Yee
State Controller

Residence: Alameda, California
Background: Betty T. Yee was elected Controller in November 2014, following two terms on the California Board of Equalization (BOE). As the state’s chief fiscal officer, Yee chairs the Franchise Tax Board and serves as a member of the California Public Employees’ Retirement System and the California State Teachers’ Retirement System boards, and she continues to serve BOE as its fifth voting member. Yee also serves on the board of Ceres, a nonprofit working to mobilize large investors to advance global sustainability and take stronger action on climate change. Yee serves on dozens of boards and commissions with authority ranging from land management to crime victim compensation. As a member of the State Lands Commission (and chair in even-numbered years), she helps steward public trust lands, waterways, wharves, and resources—including oil, gas, and geothermal—through economic development, protection, and restoration consistent with environmental needs. Through financing authorities, Yee works to create incentives to increase affordable housing in California.

Controller Yee has over 30 years’ experience in public service, state and local finance, and tax policy. As Chief Deputy Director for Budget with the California Department of Finance, she led development of the Governor’s Budget. Prior to this, she served fiscal and policy committees in both houses of the California Legislature.  She cofounded the Asian Pacific Youth Leadership Project, which exposes California high school youth to public policy and public service. A native of San Francisco, Yee received her bachelor’s degree in sociology from the University of California, Berkeley, and holds a master’s degree in public administration.

 
Keely Martin Bosler

Keely Martin Bosler
Director of Finance


Residence: Sacramento, California.
Background: Keely Martin Bosler was appointed as Director of the California Department of Finance by Governor Jerry Brown in August 2018. She serves as the Governor’s chief fiscal policy advisor. Prior to becoming Director, she served as Cabinet Secretary in the Office of the Governor from 2016 to 2018. Director Bosler served as Chief Deputy Director for budget at the Department of Finance from 2013 to 2016. Director Bosler was Staff Director for the California State Senate Budget and Fiscal Review Committee from 2010 to 2013, where she was a consultant from 2004 to 2009. She served as Associate Director for fiscal services at the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation’s Budget Management Branch from 2009 to 2010, and as a Fiscal and Policy Analyst at the California Legislative Analyst’s Office from 2000 to 2004. Director Bosler earned a Master of Science degree in applied economics from Cornell University.

 
Judith Frank

Judith N. Frank
Governor Appointee

Term expires March 31, 2016.
Residence: Los Angeles, California.
Background: Masters degree in Finance from University of California at Los Angeles Anderson School of Management, Master of Science degree in City and Regional Planning from the University of Southern California, A.B. degree from the University of California at Berkeley and a California Real Estate Broker's License. Ms. Frank is the owner of Asset Strategies, a financial and real estate service firm, and has served as a consulting appointee to the State's Real Estate Enhancement Branch, and the Administrative Office of the Courts. In addition, Ms. Frank currently serves on the Los Angeles County Capital Asset Leasing Corporation, and three additional public boards. Ms. Frank previously served on the California Park and Recreation Commission from 1992 to 2000.

 
Jay Hansen

Jay Hansen
Governor Appointee

Term Expires: March 31, 2016
Residence: Sacramento, California.
Background: Mr. Hansen has been chief strategy officer of the California Medical Association since 2010. He was legislative and political director for the State Building and Construction Trades Council of California from 1999 to 2010 and was special assistant to Assembly Speakers Willie Brown, Cruz Bustamante, Antonio Villaraigosa, Bob Hertzberg and Democratic Leader Richard Katz from 1992 to 1999. Mr. Hansen serves as a member on the City of Sacramento Parks and Recreation Commission, the Occidental College Board of Governors and on the Advisory Council for the University of Southern California (USC) Sacramento Center.

 

Robert Cherry, M.D. (no photo or biography available)
Senate Rules Committee Appointee

Term Expires: March 31, 2020

 
Oscar Sablan, M.D.

Oscar Sablan, M.D.
Senate Rules Committee Appointee

Term Expires: March 31, 2016.
Residence: Firebaugh, California.
Background: Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Doctor of Medicine from University of Hawaii John A. Bums School of Medicine, Bachelor of Arts in Biology, Saint Louis University. Dr. Sablan is co-owner of the Sablan Medical Clinic in Firebaugh, which he owns and operates with his wife, Dr. Marcia Sablan. Dr. Sablan currently serves as a Commissioner on the First 5 of Fresno County Commission, is a Trustee on the Firebaugh-Las Deltas Unified School District Board of Trustees and is an active member of the California School Board Association. Dr. Sablan is from the island of Saipan, a commonwealth of the United States located approximately 150 miles north of Guam.

 
Jack Buckhorn

Jack Buckhorn
Assembly Speaker Appointee

Term Expires: March 31, 2018.
Residence: Hidden Valley Lake, California.
Background: Mr. Buckhorn earned an Associate of Science degree from Santa Rosa Junior College. He currently serves as the Business Manager and Financial Secretary for the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 551. From 1989 to 1998, he was Training Director for the Redwood Empire Electrical Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee. Mr. Buckhorn is currently the President of the California State Association of Electrical Workers; Secretary-Treasurer of the Sonoma, Mendocino and Lake Counties Building and Construction Trades Council; President of the North Bay Central Labor Council; a member of the Mendocino and Marin Counties Workforce Investment Boards; and a commissioner of the California Apprenticeship Council.

 

Sumi Sousa (no photo or biography available)
Assembly Speaker Appointee

Term Expires: March 31, 2019
Residence: San Francisco, CA