Viviana Paez has joined KUVS Univision 19, the Sacramento area's Spanish-language television station, as new co-anchor for its 6 and 11 p.m. newscasts.
Eric Lucas has been named chief executive officer for Schools Excess Liability Fund.
The Western Plant Health Association, a Sacramento-based nonprofit agricultural trade group, has hired Rachel Kubiak as director of environmental and regulatory affairs.
Comstock Mortgage has hired the following: Lawrence Nichols, loan consultant; Warren Myers, loan consultant; Kathleen Curry, loan originator assistant; and Ronica Bang, loan consultant.
Ulrike Lapkass has joined Community 1st Bank as a senior vice president/senior relationship manager for the bank.
Cornish & Carey Commercial Real Estate has named new shareholders: Joe Curtis, Rich Ellsworth, Louis Jones, Chris Lemmon, Michael Muljat and Mike Riley.
Woodland Healthcare has hired the following: Stephanie Lovett Mahan, physician assistant, family practice; David Reich, physician assistant, family practice; Heather Kelly, nurse practitioner, internal medicine; Natalie Spiller, nurse practitioner, family practice; Mark Tilley, physician assistant, family practice.
Sacramento architectural design firm Nacht & Lewis has named Sarah Sciandri as marketing manager, and Michael Smith has been promoted to vice president.
Angela Terry has joined Rural Community Assistance Corp. as public relations communications coordinator.
El Dorado Disposal has promoted the following: Debi Harlow, community relations manager; Jessie Baratta, office manager; and Melody Byers, commercial customer coordinator.
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