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Name: Daucher, Lynn
Current Position: Previous director

Former Assemblywoman Lynn Daucher was Department of Aging director from 2007, when she was appointed by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, to 2011.

Daucher holds a bachelor's degree in education with a minor in mathematics from the University of Rochester in Rochester, New York. A Republican, Daucher was first elected to the school board for Brea Olinda Unified School District in 1980. In 1994, Daucher was elected to the Brea City Council, a position she held until her election to the Assembly. She also served as mayor for one year.

Daucher was elected to the Assembly in 2000, held office until 2006, and was chairwoman of the Assembly's Committee on Aging and Long Term Care. In 2006, Daucher ran for the California State Senate seat being vacated by Joseph Dunn, but lost to Orange County Supervisor and former Assemblyman Lou Correa by a narrow margin.


Daucher to Direct Department of Aging (Los Angeles Times)

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