COO & Interim CFO
Martin Hoshino is the chief operating officer and interim chief financial officer at the Public Policy Institute of California. He supports the president and CEO in overseeing and coordinating the work, staff, and functions of PPIC. He works closely with the president and the executive team on organizational planning and implementation of key strategies, policies, and objectives. Previously, he served as the administrative director for the Judicial Council of California, the policy and budget making body of the judicial branch. In this capacity, he worked with the chief justice on a wide range of issues related to equal access to justice, such as pre-trial detention reform, expanding self-help services, modernizing the delivery of court services, and decreasing the inequities and use of criminal fines/fees/sanctions. Before joining the judiciary, he served under three different California governors in a variety of roles to develop, guide, and implement statewide policies to reform California’s criminal justice system and its prison and parole programs. He has also served on boards and commissions of numerous organizations, including the Conference of State Court Administrators, National Center for State Courts, and the National Task Force on Bail Reform, Fines, Fees and Assessments. He holds a BA from Lewis and Clark College and an MA from the University of California, Davis.