Governor appoints new member to community college board
Gov. Gavin Newsom has appointed Felicia Escobar Carrillo, 42, of Los Angeles, to the California Community Colleges Board of Governors.
Carrillo has been director of immigration for the Beacon Fund since 2017. She was a consultant for the implementation of the Los Angeles Justice Fund for the California Community Foundation from 2017-19, special assistant to the president for immigration policy at the White House from 2014-17, and senior policy director for the domestic policy council at the White House from 2012-14. Additionally, she was senior legislative assistant to U.S. Senator Ken Salazar from 2004-07 and associate director of the Democratic Steering and Outreach Committee from 2003-05.
Escobar Carrillo earned a juris doctorate from the University of California, Los Angeles School of Law and a master of public policy degree from the Harvard Kennedy School. The position requires state Senate confirmation and the compensation is $100 per diem.
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