March 20, 2017: June Iljana was appointed as the Deputy Secretary for Communications at the California Department of Veterans Affairs by Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday, March 16, 2017. Iljana, 45, of Rancho Cordova, was most recently the department’s Information Officer since 2016. She was previously the Grant Coordinator at the California Emergency Medical Services Authority from 2015 to 2016, and she was the Authority’s Deputy Director of Emergency Medical Services Policy, Legislation and External Affairs from 2009 to 2013. Iljana will be paid $113,532 per year in her new post.