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California Earthquake Authority (CEA) Governing Board

The California Earthquake Authority's (CEA) Governing Board provides independent oversight of CEA's operations. The Board meets four times a year, and is made up of three elected officials who vote on issues involving earthquake insurance in California.

Governing Board Members
​Governor (voting member) ​Gavin Newsom
​State Treasurer (voting member) ​Fiona Ma
​Insurance Commissioner (voting member) Ricardo Lara
Speaker of the Assembly (non-voting member) ​Anthony Rendon
​Chair of the Senate Rules Committee (non-voting member) Toni Atkins

Resilient Homes Initiative

At the April 12, 2019, Governing Board meeting, the Board voted to formally sponsor and support the enactment of California Senate Bill (SB) 254, introduced by state Senate Majority Leader Bob Hertzberg (D-Van Nuys) in January. Called the Resilient Homes Initiative, this bill would help more Californians prepare for, survive and recover from the next damaging earthquake by restructuring CEA to further strengthen its long-term financial sustainability, and greatly increase the number and types of seismic-retrofit grants CEA can offer.

The Board approved the following resolutions:

Learn more about the Resilient Homes Initiative from the April 12, 2019, meeting materials, or CEA’s recent press release.

Join us for a Governing Board Meeting

Interested in keeping up with the latest developments at the CEA? We invite you to attend any of our public meetings.

Upcoming Governing Board Meetings:


Visit the CAWildfireFund.com site for meetings of the California Catastrophe Response Council. The California Catastrophe Response Council is responsible for governance of the California Wildfire Fund.

IMPORTANT NOTE: This schedule reflects future public meetings that have been proposed and approved by the respective bodies named. Meeting dates, times and locations are subject to change. The final dates, times and locations will be announced on an official Public Notice issued by the CEA, 10 or more days before the meeting date. Public Notices are posted on this website.

View past Governing Board meeting materials

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