Bureau Leadership

Lynne Jensen Andres – Chief

Lynne Jensen Andres was appointed Chief of the Bureau of Security and Investigative Services on April 16, 2019 by Governor Gavin Newsom. Chief Andres has a breadth of experience working in Federal and State government. Prior to her appointment, Chief Andres served as a consultant for the California Speaker’s Office of Research and Floor Analysis and was the legislative director for multiple California State Assemblymembers and Senators from 2005 to 2017. She was a federal policy advisor for Governor Jennifer Granholm of Michigan from 2003 to 2004, and legislative director in the United States Congress from 1997 to 2003. Chief Andres holds a Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from the Concord Law School, and a Bachelor of Arts in History from University of Hawaii at Manoa.