Governor Brown Announces Appointments
SACRAMENTO – Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr. Wednesday announced the appointment of Lt. Col. David Kauffman, 41, of Placerville, as inspector general at the California Military Department.
Kauffman has served with the California Army National Guard and U.S. Army Reserve for nearly 20 years, including tours of duty in Guantanamo Bay Cuba, Kosovo, and Afghanistan.
He has held multiple positions in the California Military Department from 2005 to 2012, including inspector general and judge advocate.
Kauffman was deputy district attorney at the El Dorado County District Attorney’s Office from 2000 to 2005 and staff counsel at Liberty Mutual Insurance Company from 1997 to 2000.
He was a legal clerk and hearing representative at the California Correctional Peace Officers Association from 1995 to 1997. He earned a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law. This position requires Senate notification and the compensation is $141,619.
Kauffman is registered decline-to-state.