Current governor: Gavin Newsom
The Governor is elected by the people to a four-year term and if elected can serve a second four-year term. Only citizens of the United States that are residents of California and over the age of 18 can be elected as Governor of California. The Governor is the Commander and Chief of the militia of the state and is the sole official of communication between the state and the federal government and other states of the United States.
Organizational Chart of the State of California Executive Branch