For Immediate Release
January 20, 2006
Contact: Paul Seave
State Board of Education Announces the Appointment of
Deputy Executive Director Gary Borden
Sacramento - The State Board of Education announced today that Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has appointed Gary V. Borden as Deputy Executive Director.
"Gary Borden is a welcome addition to the State Board of Education staff as our deputy director,” said State Board President Glee Johnson. “His intelligence, his background in education policy development, and his understanding of the federal No Child Left Behind act will be invaluable in our work.”
Borden, 34, of Sacramento, has served as legal counsel and consultant for the Charter Schools Development Center since June 2003. Since that time he has also handled government relations for CharterVoice, a non-profit public charter school policy and advocacy organization.
From 2001-2003, Borden was an associate at the San Francisco-based law firm of Cooley Godward LLP. He previously served from 1995-1998 as a consultant for Accenture Consulting in Philadelphia, PA.
Borden received his juris doctor degree in 2001 from Georgetown University Law Center, and earned his bachelors degree in Pennsylvania State University in 1995.
The compensation for this position is $87,000.
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