Higher Education

Primary jurisdictions are university, state university, and community college systems, postsecondary education, and student financial aid.

Governmental Organization

Primary jurisdictions include alcohol, Indian gaming, horseracing, gambling, tobacco, public records, open meetings laws, state holidays, outdoor advertising and emergency services/natural disasters (this can be shared with the Housing and Community Development Committee and Local Government Committee).


Primary jurisdictions are proposed amendments to the rules, and other matters relating to the business of the Legislature.


Chair, Select Committee on Natural Disaster Response, Recovery, and Rebuilding

Chair, Select Committee on Craft Brewing and Distilling

Select Committee on Biotechnology

Select Committee on Campus Climate

Select Committee on Coastal Protection

Select Committee on Improving Bay Area Transportation Systems

Select Committee on Wine