Governor Pete Wilson has appointed Robert H. Alvarado of Pinole to the Commission on Health and Safety and Workers' Compensation.
He fills one of two positions on the commissioner reserved for labor representatives and appointed by the Governor. Since 1986, he has served as the business representative for the Bay Counties Carpenters Union. He currently is chief administrative officer.
Alvarado also has served as a member of the Contractors' State License Board since 1993.
This appointment does not require confirmation by the state Senate.