Will Bush Appointed Undersecretary of State and Consumer Services Agency
On April 3, 2006, Governor Schwarzenegger announced the
appointment of Franchise Tax Board Assistant Executive Officer Will Bush
to the position of Undersecretary of the State and Consumer Services Agency.
Bush held the position of Interim Executive Officer of the Franchise Tax
Board since 2005.
Bush joined FTB in 1975 as a tax auditor. Some of the positions he held during his 30-year career at FTB include Assistant Executive Officer and Chief Deputy from 2003 to 2005, Assistant Executive Officer for operations and enterprise technology from 2000 to 2003 and Assistant Executive Officer for operations from 1988 to 2000. Bush was instrumental in introducing many changes and innovations during his tenure at FTB, including Web-based customer services like electronic filing, major upgrades to departmental information systems, and automating procedures in return processing, accounts receivable, and cashiering.