INFO ALERT: LA-area legislators appointed to leadership roles

Posted January 5th, 2023 | Status:

New year, same commitment to vital intel sharing. Here’s what you need to know from the Capitol to kick off a productive year. Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon has announced committee chairs and Democratic leadership appointments for the 2023-2024 legislation session. We’ve listed all the appointments below, organized alphabetically by committee name. What jumps out at us? Speaker Rendon has placed many LA-area members in key leadership roles. We’ve placed asterisks beside their names. Let’s make sure we utilize their power for impact that helps our region!

Familiarize yourself with the names below. You’ll get valuable face time with many of these legislators during BizFed’s Sacramento Days 2023 event. We’re going to the Capitol in person this year. Stay tuned for dates and details.


Speaker pro Tempore – Assemblymember Christopher Ward
Assistant Speaker pro Tempore
– Assemblymember Stephanie Nguyen
Majority Leader
– Assemblymember Eloise Gómez Reyes
Assistant Majority Leader
– Assemblymember Gregg Hart
Assistant Majority Leader on Policy & Research – Assemblymember Matt Haney
Majority WhipAssemblymember Lori Wilson
Assistant Majority WhipAssemblymembers Josh Lowenthal & Pilar Schiavo
Democratic Caucus Chair Assemblymember Mike Gipson

Accountability and Administrative Review
Assemblymember Cottie Petrie-Norris, Chair
Assemblymember Diane Dixon, Vice Chair

Aging & Long-Term Care
Assemblymember Jasmeet Bains, Chair
Assemblymember Tri Ta, Vice Chair

Agriculture
Assemblymember Robert Rivas, Chair
Assemblymember Devon Mathis, Vice Chair

Appropriations
Assemblymember Chris Holden, Chair*
Assemblymember Megan Dahle, Vice Chair

Arts, Entertainment, Sports, and Tourism
Assemblymember Sharon Quirk-Silva, Chair*
Assemblymember Greg Wallis, Vice Chair

Banking & Finance
Assemblymember Timothy Grayson, Chair
Assemblymember Phillip Chen, Vice Chair

Budget
Assemblymember Phil Ting, Chair
Assemblymember Vince Fong, Vice Chair

Budget Subcommittee No 1. on Health & Human Services
Assemblymember Joaquin Arambula, Chair

Budget Subcommittee No. 2 on Education Finance
Assemblymember Kevin McCarty, Chair

Budget Subcommittee No. 3 on Climate Crisis, Resources, Energy & Transportation
Assemblymember Steve Bennett, Chair

Budget Subcommittee No. 4 on State Administration
Assemblymember Wendy Carrillo, Chair*

Budget Subcommittee No. 5 on Public Safety
Assemblymember Mia Bonta, Chair

Budget Subcommittee No. 6 on Budget Process, Oversight & Program Evaluation
Assemblymember Phil Ting, Chair

Business & Professions
Assemblymember Marc Berman, Chair
Assemblymember Heath Flora, Vice Chair

Communications & Conveyance
Assemblymember Tasha Boerner Horvath, Chair
Assemblymember Jim Patterson, Vice Chair

Education
Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi, Chair*
Assemblymember Megan Dahle, Vice Chair

Elections
Assemblymember Isaac Bryan, Chair*
Assemblymember Tom Lackey, Vice Chair

Emergency Management
Assemblymember Freddie Rodriguez, Chair
Assemblymember Marie Waldron, Vice Chair

Environmental Safety & Toxic Materials
Assemblymember Alex Lee, Chair
Assemblymember Josh Hoover, Vice Chair

Governmental Organization
Assemblymember Miguel Santiago, Chair*
Assemblymember Tom Lackey, Vice Chair*

Health
Assemblymember Jim Wood, Chair
Assemblymember Marie Waldron, Vice Chair

Higher Education
Assemblymember Mike Fong, Chair*
Assemblymember Tri Ta, Vice Chair

Housing & Community Development
Assemblymember Buffy Wicks, Chair
Assemblymember Joe Patterson, Vice Chair

Human Services
Assemblymember Corey Jackson, Chair
Assemblymember Kate Sanchez, Vice Chair

Insurance
Assemblymember Lisa Calderon, Chair*
Assemblymember Bill Essayli, Vice Chair

Jobs, Economic Development, & the Economy
Assemblymember Carlos Villapudua, Chair
Assemblymember Josh Hoover, Vice Chair

Judiciary
Assemblymember Brian Maienschein. Chair
Assemblymember Bill Essayli, Vice Chair

Labor & Employment
Assemblymember Ash Kalra, Chair
Assemblymember Heath Flora, Vice Chair

Local Government
Assemblymember Cecilia Aguiar-Curry, Chair
Assemblymember Diane Dixon, Vice Chair

Military & Veterans Affairs
Assemblymember Esmeralda Soria, Chair
Assemblymember Laurie Davies, Vice Chair

Natural Resources
Assemblymember Luz Rivas, Chair*
Assemblymember Heath Flora, Vice Chair

Privacy & Consumer Protection
Assemblymember Jesse Gabriel, Chair
Assemblymember Joe Patterson, Vice Chair

Public Employment & Retirement
Assemblymember Tina McKinnor, Chair*
Assemblymember Tom Lackey, Vice Chair*

Public Safety
Assemblymember Reginald Jones-Sawyer, Chair*
Assemblymember Juan Alanis, Vice Chair

Revenue & Taxation
Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin, Chair*
Assemblymember Greg Wallis, Vice Chair

Rules
Assemblymember James Ramos, Chair
Assemblymember Marie Waldron, Vice Chair
Assemblymember Dawn Addis
Assemblymember Juan Carrillo*
Assemblymember Bill Essayli
Assemblymember Heath Flora
Assemblymember Evan Low
Assemblymember Liz Ortega
Assemblymember Blanca Pacheco*
Assemblymember Diane Papan
Assemblymember Gail Pellerin
Assemblymember Blanca Rubio*
Assemblymember Avelino Valencia
Assemblymember Sabrina Cervantes, Democratic Alternate
Assemblymember Rick Chavez Zbur, Democratic Alternate*
Assemblymember Diane Dixon, Republican Alternate

Transportation
Assemblymember Laura Friedman, Chair*
Assemblymember Vince Fong, Vice Chair

Utilities and Energy
Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia, Chair
Assemblymember Jim Patterson, Vice Chair

Water, Parks & Wildlife
Assemblymember Rebecca Bauer-Kahan, Chair
Assemblymember Devon Mathis, Vice Chair

Joint Legislative Audit Committee
|Assemblymember David Alvarez, Chair

Joint Legislative Committee on Climate Change Policies
Assemblymember Damon Connolly, Vice Chair

Legislative Ethics
Assemblymember Akilah Weber, Co-Chair
Assemblymember Phillip Chen, Co-Chair


Onward!

Tracy Hernandez
BizFed Founding CEO

 

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