Public Comment Letters for Section 45V→


Dee Dee Myers is Senior Advisor to Governor Gavin Newsom and Director of the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development. She brings more than three decades of experience in strategic communications, public affairs, corporate governance and social responsibility in both the public and private sectors. Most recently, she served as Executive Vice President, Worldwide Corporate Communications and Public Affairs for Warner Bros. She was a member of the company’s executive committee and advised the CEO on a wide range of issues. Prior to joining Warner Bros., Ms. Myers served as Managing Director of the Glover Park Group. Ms. Myers served as White House Press Secretary during President Bill Clinton’s first term and was the first woman to hold the position. After leaving the White House, she worked as a political analyst, commentator and writer as well as a contributing editor to Vanity Fair. She is the author of The New York Times best-selling book “Why Women Should Rule the World” and served as a consultant on the Emmy Award-winning drama series “The West Wing.” Before joining the Clinton presidential campaign in 1991, Ms. Myers worked on a number of local, state and national campaigns. She served as press secretary for Dianne Feinstein in her 1990 bid for governor of California and worked on the presidential campaigns of Governor Michael S. Dukakis and Vice President Walter F. Mondale. She also worked on the staffs of Los Angeles Mayor Tom Bradley and California State Senator Art Torres. Myers also serves on Board of Directors of Wynn Resorts International, a publicly- traded Fortune 500 Company that develops and operates 5 Star integrated resorts in the United States and Macau. She also serves on the boards of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History and the Mayor’s Fund for Los Angeles. A graduate of Santa Clara University, she lives in Los Angeles with her husband, Todd S. Purdum and their children.

Chris Hannan was sworn in as President of the State Building and Construction Trades Council in July 2023 after being unanimously elected by the SBCTC Executive Board. Previously, Hannan served as Executive Secretary of the LA/OC Building Trades. Hannan, a 27-year union member, began his career as an apprentice at Sprinkler Fitters UA Local 709 and became a journeyman, apprenticeship instructor, and then President of the local. Hannan resides in Orange County with his wife and two children.

Rincon Chairman Bo Mazzetti grew up and lives on the Rincon Reservation. Following his father's example, Mazzetti was elected Tribal Chairman of the Rincon Band of Luiseño Indians in 2007. He previously served terms as Vice Chairman and Council Member. Mr. Mazzetti, with chairpersons in Northern and Central California, established the California Tribal Chairpersons' Association (CTCA), which was recognized by the State Assembly and Senate in 2019. Mr. Mazzetti also serves as President of the San Luis Rey Indian Water Authority, a consortium of five tribes that have been engaged in political and legal activities for 40 plus years to secure water resources lost through federal granting of tribal water rights to local cities. Formerly employed by the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Mr. Mazzetti served as the first Indian Community Affairs and Citizen Assistance Officer for San Diego County. He has also owned and operated Mazzetti and Company, a reservation based general building, engineering and well drilling company since 1979. Mr. Mazzetti attended Laverne College on a football scholarship and graduated from California Polytechnic University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Behavioral Science. Mr. Mazzetti also served in the United States Navy and is a Vietnam Veteran.

*Additional Board members to be announced in the near future.