The California Council on Science and Technology (CCST) is a 501(c)(3) organization governed by an
18-member board of directors. The CCST Board is responsible for all aspects of CCST's organization
Some of California's and the Nation's most distinguished public and private sector leaders serve
on the CCST Board of Directors. The sixteen directors are representatives of the major California
academic institutions that sustain CCST, prominent industry leaders, and the CCST Executive
Director. The Board establishes CCST policy and provides oversight to the Council. This unique
partnership between academia and industry strives to ensure California's science and technology
leadership position both nationally and globally.
The current Chair of the CCST Board of Directors is Charles F. Kennel.