Governor's Search for Permanent DMV Director Remains Active, State Says
Change is underway at the California Department of Motor Vehicles, spearheaded by a Strike Team announced in January and informed by an audit underway since October. The state also continues to push on recruiting a new permanent DMV director.
Gov. Gavin Newsom’s search for long-term leadership at the DMV remains active, with the governor’s office and the state both pointing out late Monday that California’s 40th governor continues his quest to reinvent a sprawling and highly impactful agency.
Newsom has sought new leadership at the DMV since the retirement of Director Jean Shiomoto in December. Shiomoto’s exit followed a litany of problems including issues...