Rachelle Chong was reappointed, pending confirmation by the state Senate, to the commission where she has served since 2006.
Chong is a Republican who has also been appointed by a Democratic president to a position at the national level. President Clinton appointed her as a commissioner of the Federal Communications Commission, where she served from 1994 to 1997.
Chong earned a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. She also earned a bachelor's degree in journalism and political science from the University of California, Berekeley.