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PPIC Economic Policy Center Advisory Council

The PPIC Economic Policy Center advisory council consists of business, labor, community, and academic leaders from around the state—and beyond. The center operates under the direction of PPIC’s president and board of directors.

Tani Cantil-Sakauye

President and CEO
Public Policy Institute of California
(Chief Justice of CA, retired)

Shubhangi Domokos

Chief of Staff
California Labor Federation

Ben Golombek

Executive Vice President and Chief of Staff for Policy
California Chamber of Commerce

Barrie Hathway

President and CEO

Mark Herbert

Chief Operating Officer
California Association for MicroEnterprise Opportunity

Matt Horton

Director of State Policy and Initiatives
Accelerator for America

Enrique Lopezlira

Director of the Low-wage Work Program
UC Berkeley Labor Center

Somjita Mitra

Chief Economist
California Department of Finance

Steven J. Olson

O'Melveny & Myers LLP

Nela Richardson

Chief Economist

Abby Snay

Deputy Secretary for Workforce Strategy
California Labor & Workforce Development Agency

Ashley Swearengin

President and CEO
Central Valley Community Foundation