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Todd Vlaanderen, Chief Counsel, Legal Division

Todd Vlaanderen was appointed as Chief Counsel for the Commission on January 13, 2014. Todd Vlaanderen served twelve years as legal counsel with the California Secretary of State including positions as Senior Staff Counsel and Supervising Attorney primarily in the program areas of business entities, commissioning and disciplining notaries public, registered domestic partners, Uniform Commercial Code and trademark filings. Mr. Vlaanderen has extensive experience in regulations, legislation, policy and management. Prior to state service Mr. Vlaanderen was a private attorney in the Sacramento area.

Mr. Vlaanderen received a Bachelor of Business Administration from Boise State University and his Juris Doctorate from UOP McGeorge School of Law and is a past President of the Sacramento County Bar Association and a past President of the Sacramento Law Foundation.