Terri Hardy, Special Assistant

Terri HardyTerri Hardy was appointed Special Assistant for Program Review in December 2013. She assist s the director with cost recovery and permitting improvements.

Terri comes to DTSC from the California Senate Office of Research where she worked as a policy consultant. Her duties at the Office of Research included providing oversight of the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation and its Board of Parole Hearings, investigating practices and making recommendations for improvements. Terri was also responsible for vetting Senate appointments to various boards and commissions.

Prior to that Terri worked as a journalist at The Sacramento Bee, where she was an investigative reporter specializing in government spending and accountability. She also worked at the Los Angeles Daily News and the Press Enterprise in Riverside. Terri has a Bachelor of Arts in government and journalism from California State University Sacramento. Terri brings a depth of experience in digging into the inner workings of government and finding improvements.