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Governor Brown Appoints Pasadena Woman to Board of Regents

Front of the California State Capitol. – Courtesy photo / daveynin (CC BY 2.0)

Cecilia V. Estolano, 52, of Pasadena, has been appointed to the University Of California Board of Regents. Estolano has been co-founder and chief executive officer at Estolano LeSar Advisors since 2011. She was chief strategist for state and local initiatives at Green for All from 2009 to 2011, chief executive officer at the City of Los Angeles Community Redevelopment Agency from 2006 to 2009, and an adjunct professor at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Luskin School of Public Affairs from 2006 to 2009. In 2017 Estolano was of counsel at Gibson Dunn and Crutcher LLP from 2005 to 2006 and served as special assistant city attorney in the Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office from 2001 to 2005. She served as a senior policy advisor at the US Environmental Protection Agency from 1993 to 1995. Estolano earned a Juris Doctor degree from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law and a Master of Arts degree in urban planning from UCLA.

Cecilia V. Estolano has been appointed to the University Of California Board of Regents. – Courtesy photo / Pepperdine University School of Law

This position requires Senate confirmation and there is no compensation. Estolano is a Democrat.

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