CCST is a registered 501(c)(3) not-for-profit
corporation governed by a Board of Directors.
Distinguished leaders from academia and industry,
representing members of our Sustaining Institutions
and Federal Laboratories, form the 18 members of the
The Board provides strategic vision and direction and
has fiduciary responsibility for CCST.
The current Chair of the CCST Board of Directors is Charles F. Kennel.
"CCST was designed to serve as an impartial resource
to address complex issues facing California, and as we
conclude our 28th year of service to the State, I feel
confident in saying that we are stronger in our mission
than ever before. Our Board, Council, Senior Fellows,
Science Fellows and Alumni, partners and staff,
supported by our generous donors, make a fantastic
team who continue to make California stronger with
- Charles F. Kennel