Gary King, 57, of Folsom, has been appointed to the California Workforce Development Board. King has served as chief workforce officer at the Sacramento Municipal Utility District since 2009, where he has held several positions since 1998, including director of workforce, manager of human resources and supervisor of compensation and selection. He was employment coordinator at Sutter Health in 1998 and manager of employment for the City of Palo Alto from 1996 to 1997. King was director of information services for the Department of Human Resources at the City and County of San Francisco, where he was program services manager from 1993 to 1995 and assistant division manager from 1990 to 1993. He earned a Master of Arts degree in industrial and organizational psychology from the University of Maryland. This position does not require Senate confirmation and the compensation is $100 per diem. King is a Democrat.