Dr. John Capitman, director for the Central Valley Health Policy Institute and Nickerson Professor of Public Health at Fresno State, received Senate confirmation of his appointment to the San Joaquin Valley Unified Air Pollution Control District Governing Board. He was appointed by Governor Jerry Brown last year to the seat designated for a health expert on the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District board. Capitman joined 14 other members of the board to help reduce air pollution in the San Joaquin Valley. Original press release.