Commission Senior Management Staff

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Keith Yamanaka

Keith Yamanaka
Chief Deputy Director

Keith Yamanaka became Chief Deputy Director of the California Student Aid Commission in February 2006. He had been Special Counsel to the Commission from 2004.

Mr. Yamanaka previously served as Chief Advisor to California Corporations Commissioner Demetrios A. Boutris, also serving as Acting Chief Deputy of the California Department of Corporations, overseeing department policy, operations, and enforcement of State securities laws from 2001 until 2004.

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Catalina Mistler

Catalina Mistler
Deputy Director, Program Administration & Services Division

As Division Chief of Program Administration and Services, Catalina Mistler is responsible for the oversight of the administration and delivery components of the California Student Aid Commission’s numerous grant, loan assumption and scholarship programs, including the $1 billion annual Cal Grant program that provides low income California students financial assistance at colleges and career technical schools.