CSAC Executive Structure
CSAC is governed by a 15-member executive committee including the President, First Vice President, Second Vice President and Immediate Past President who are selected by the membership annually and a 62-member board of directors.
The Board delegates day-to-day policy and oversight functions to the Executive Committee, which includes the four annually elected officers and other members selected by each caucus from the Board of Directors.
CSAC Officers for 2014:
President, John Gioia, Contra Costa County
First Vice President, Vito Chiesa, Stanislaus County
Second Vice President, Richard Forster, Amador County
Immediate President, David Finigan, Del Norte County
CSAC Board of Directors — 62 members including: One county supervisor from each of the 58 counties, plus CSAC’s presidents and vice presidents.
CSAC Executive Committee — 15 members including: CSAC’s Officers, six urban county supervisors, three suburban county supervisors and two rural county supervisors.
The CSAC legislative platform is formulated by five policy committees consisting of county supervisors. Policy committees represent the following areas: Agriculture & Natural Resources; Administration of Justice; Government Finance & Operations; Health & Human Services, and Housing, Land Use & Transportation.
CSAC also works closely with other statewide associations of county officials. These groups, separate from CSAC, maintain their own governing bodies and structures.