Legislative Committee

Committee Members

 
Chairperson
MARTHA PENRY

Area E
ADAM UPLINGER

Area D
PABLO PERAZA

Area H
SEAN KATZ

Area K
JANE BAUSA

Comm College Rep
LILIANA CASAS

C O E Rep
JENNIE CURTO

Coordinator
JAI SOOKPRASERT


Purpose Statement

CSEA’s most historic victories have been won in the halls of our State Capitol. The Legislative Committee works to ensure that we continue to be victorious in our legislative efforts. The committee assists in the development and oversees the implementation of CSEA’s legislative agenda, researching and making recommendations on legislative resolutions, monitoring and lobbying legislation approved by the CSEA Board of Directors, and educating and mobilizing members to help achieve our legislative goals.

 

 


 Legislative Committee Members

 

Martha Penry
'Legislative Chairperson'
Jai Sookprasert
'Coordinator'
Deborah Hearn
Area 'A'
 
J.R. Matulac
Area 'B'
Debbie Narvaes
Area 'C'
Pablo Peraza
Area 'D'
Adam Uplinger
Area 'E'
Richard Alvarez
Area 'F'
Reginald Robertson
Area 'G'
Sean Katz
Area 'H'
Matthew Harris
Area 'I'
Jane Bausa
Area 'K'
Liliana Casas
Community College Rep.
 
Jennie Curtos
'C O E Rep'
 
 

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