The Council is an independent 23 member assembly of corporate CEOs, academicians, scientists and
scholars of the highest distinction. The purpose of the Council is to provide independent and
objective findings on public policy issues involving science and technology that affect the State of
California. The Council brings together those who create knowledge with those who create wealth, in
cooperation with those who make policy, to utilize science and technology for the economic and
social well being of the citizens of the State of California.
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 Peter Cowhey.