Barry Broad, Senate President Pro Tempore Appointee, Chairperson

Barry Broad is the Principal of Broad & Gusman, a law firm he established in 1994. His firm specializes in government relations and administrative law. From 1985 through 1994, he was Legislative Counsel for the California Teamsters Public Affairs Council. From 1982 through 1985 he was Staff Counsel to the Public Employment Relations Board. He received both his undergraduate and Juris Doctor Degree from the University of California, Davis.

Mr. Broad is a member of the Labor and Employment Section of the California State Bar, the American Civil Liberties Union, and the Consumer Federation of California. He also serves as President of the Jewish Federation of the Sacramento Region.

In 1999, he was appointed by Governor Gray Davis to be a member of the Industrial Welfare Commission. He served on the Commission until 2001.