FAIRFIELD — John Schneider of Benicia will serve on the State Board of Pilot Commissioners for the bays of San Francisco, San Pablo and Suisun.
Gov. Jerry Brown announced the appointment Tuesday. The position requires Senate confirmation and there is no compensation. Schneider is registered decline-to-state, according to a Brown press release.
Schneider, 51, has held various positions for Tesoro Corp. since 2006, including single-point mooring operations manager and Northern California marine superintendent. He was a port captain at Golden Eagle Refinery from 2006 to 2008. He was a ship’s officer at both the Alaska Tanker Company from 1999 to 2006 and the Overseas Shipholding Group from 1989 to 1999, the press release said.
Also appointed were David Connolly, 48, of Alameda, Joseph Long, 37, of San Rafael, and Steven Roberts, 58, of San Ramon.
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