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ACSE Membership and Liaisons

Directory of the Advisory Commission on Special Education (ACSE), including Commissioner, liaison and staff contact information.

Commission Member Names, E-mail Address, Term, and Appointing Body

Commissioners Term Appointment
Sara Jocham
California State Board of Education
Christina N. Mills
01/01/16 -12/31/23
California State Board of Education
Somer Harding
California State Board of Education
Christine Oyakawa
01/01/20-12/31/23 California State Board of Education

Gina Plate


Governor's Office

April Lopez


Governor's Office

Kimberly Salomonson
Governor's Office
Steve Winlock
Governor's Office
Havaughnia Hayes-White
State Assembly

Jeannine Topalian


State Assembly

Dawn Hamilton
State Assembly

Michele J. Andrus


State Senate

David Toston
State Senate

Student Commission Member Name

Miguel Infante

In accordance with the ACSE Bylaws, Article I, Section 4, Tenure, "Every Commissioner whose term has expired may continue to discharge the duties of his/her office until his/her successor has qualified."

Legislative Members:

State Senate Member
Richard Pan
916-651-4966 (fax)

State Assembly Member
Jim Frazier
916-319-2111 (fax)

Executive Secretary:
Kristin Wright
916-327-3706 (fax)

State Board Liaison:

State Board of Education Liaison
1430 N Street, Room 5111
Sacramento, CA 95814

Commission Staff Liaison:

Aaron Christensen
916-327-3706 (fax)

Questions: Special Education Division | | 916-445-4602 
Last Reviewed: Wednesday, May 27, 2020
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