Bios

Ben Valdepeña

Ben Valdepeña is the Association’s 45th president since 1927.

Dave Low

Dave Low is CSEA's Executive Director and Director of Governmental Relations. He is the sixth executive director in CSEA’s history.

Rob Feckner

Former Association President Rob Feckner serves as President of the CalPERS Board of Administration.

Michael Bilbrey

Former Association President Michael Bilbrey serves as an at-large representative on the CalPERS Board of Administration.

Clyde Rivers

Former Association President Clyde Rivers represents CSEA on the AFL-CIO Executive Council and California Labor Federation Executive Board.

CSEA Board of Directors

The CSEA Board of Directors consists of five Constitutional Officers and 10 Area Directors, each of whom is democratically elected by CSEA members. All Board members are volunteers who work regular classified jobs.

More about classified employees

Classified employees do the essential work that keeps our schools and community colleges up and running. These extraordinary workers keep our campuses safe, clean and efficient. Most importantly, they strive to improve the lives of our students every day.