CCST Board of Directors

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 and activities.

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.

Updated 9/24/14

Board Members

Charles F. Kennel (Board Chair)
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
UC San Diego
Bruce Alberts
UC San Francisco
Jeffrey Armstrong
California Polytechnic State University SLO
Ann Arvin
Stanford University
Peter Cowhey (Council Vice Chair)
UC San Diego
Bruce B. Darling
National Academy of Sciences
National Research Council
Corey Goodman (Council Chair)
venBio Partners, LLC
Susan Hackwood (Executive Director)
Charles E. Harper
John C. Hemminger
UC Irvine
Paul C. Jennings
Karl Pister (Board Chair Emeritus)
UC Santa Cruz
Rollin C. Richmond
Humboldt State University
Van Ton-Quinlivan
California Community Colleges
Samuel Traina
UC Merced