The CCST Council leads the work of CCST. The Council
is comprised of up to 30 scientists, industry leaders,
and scholars of the highest distinction, serving as the
principal operational body of CCST and fulfilling its
charter to respond to the Governor, the Legislature, and
other entities on public policy issues related to science
The Council's activities include the
identification of issues requiring CCST's unique expertise, support of rigorous report generation,
representation at legislative hearings, and general visibility in Sacramento. Council members are
appointed for 3 year terms, and may serve up to two terms.
The current Chair of the CCST Council is Corey Goodman.
The Vice Chair is Judith Swain.