Chair, Public Employees, Retirement, and Social Security

Committee Jurisdiction: Primary jurisdiction is oversight of Classified school employees, Judges Retirement Law, Public employee collective bargaining, and Public retirement administration and investment strategy.

Member, Committee on Health

Committee Jurisdiction: Primary jurisdictions are health care, health insurance, Medi-Cal and other public health care programs, mental health licensing of health and health-related professionals, and long-term health care facilities. 

Member, Committee on Jobs, Economic Development, and the Economy

Committee Jurisdiction: Primary jurisdictions are business advocacy within California and the United States; business advocacy of import/export trade; California-Mexico relations; California overseas trade offices; Governor's Office of Business and Economic Development; development and expansion of new technologies, except energy; development of international high tech markets; economic disaster relief; economic impact reports; effect of balance of trade issues on California; expansion of overseas markets; foreign investments by California; foreign investments in California; impacts of federal budget on high tech projects; impacts of federal budget on international trade; industrial innovation and research; international capital, including capital formation; international trade, research and import/export finance; interstate commerce; seaports and physical infrastructure; sister state agreements and friendship agreements with other nations; small business development and operations; state and local economic development; women and minority business enterprises (WBME).

Member, Committee on Communication and Conveyance


Chair, Local Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness 

Select Committee on Community and Law Enforcement Relations and Responsibilities
Select Committee on Craft Brewing and Distilling
Select Committee on Environmental Quality and the Green Economy in the Inland Empire
Select Committee on Natural Disaster Response, Recovery, and Rebuilding 
Select Committee on Regional Transportation Solutions