San Jose, CA – February 19, 2019. Governor Gavin Newsom announced today that he has reappointed Carl Guardino to his fourth consecutive four-year term on the California Transportation Commission.
Carl Guardino, 57, of Monte Sereno, has served on the Commission since 2007. He has been president and chief executive officer of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group since 1997. Guardino was director of government affairs at Hewlett-Packard Company from 1995 to 1997, vice president of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group from 1991 to 1995, and district director of the Office of California State Assemblymember Rusty Areias from 1984 to 1990. This position requires Senate confirmation and the compensation is $100 per diem. Guardino is a Democrat.
About the Silicon Valley Leadership Group
The Leadership Group, founded in 1978 by David Packard of Hewlett-Packard, represents more than 350 of Silicon Valley’s most respected employers on issues, programs and campaigns that affect the economic health and quality of life in Silicon Valley, including education, energy, environment, health, housing, tax policies, tech and innovation and transportation. Leadership Group members collectively provide nearly one of every three private sector jobs in Silicon Valley and contribute more than $3 trillion to the worldwide economy.