Senate Republican Leader Bates Issues Statement on Passing of Governor's Chief of Staff

Friday, March 23, 2018

SACRAMENTO – Senate Republican Leader Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) issued the following statement after Governor Jerry Brown announced today that Nancy McFadden, who served as his executive secretary and chief of staff since 2011, passed away last night after a long battle with ovarian cancer:

“I am deeply saddened to learn of Nancy’s passing as I admired her intellect and keen knowledge of public policy. She faithfully served the governor and the people of California with integrity. I send my deepest condolences to Nancy’s family and friends as we mourn the loss of one of California’s most accomplished public servants.”