International Affairs and Trade Development Interagency Committee

Governor Gavin Newsom issued executive order N-08-19 on February 28, 2019 establishing Lt. Governor Eleni Kounalakis as the Governor’s Representative for International Affairs and Trade Development and creating the International Affairs and Trade Development Interagency Committee.

Committee members include:

Chair Eleni Kounalakis, Lieutenant Governor, State of California

Vice Chair Lenny Mendonca, Chief Economic and Business Advisor to the Governor and Director, GO-Biz.

David Hochschild, Chair, California Energy Commission

Karen Ross, Secretary, California Department of Food and Agriculture

Wade Crowfoot, Secretary, California Natural Resources Agency

Mark Ghilarducci, Director, Governor’s Office of Emergency Services

Jared Blumenfeld, Secretary, California Environmental Protection Agency

David Kim, Secretary, California State Transportation Agency

Caroline Beteta, Chief Executive Officer, Visit California

Kate Gordon, Director, Governor's Office of Planning and Research

Mary Nichols, Chair, California Air Resources Board

Agendas and Minutes

August 27, 2019 Public Agenda Inter-agency Meeting

May 30, 2019 Committee Meeting Agenda

May 30, 2019 Committee Meeting DRAFT Minutes