LOS ANGELES -- Former California Treasurer Tom Hayes, a Republican who was defeated by Kathleen Brown in the 1990 treasurer's race, has joined Treasurer-elect Matt Fong's nine-member transition team.

Ron Rogers, a Sacramento, Calif.-based political consultant who handled the day-to-day operations of Fong's campaign, will be named deputy treasurer, the number two post in the Fong Administration. Rogers will also serve as chief of staff to Fong.

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