Under the state board of directors there is the office of “Director of Legislation” who chairs a committee of other committee members.
Current members are:
Randall Cheek, Director of Legislation
Jerry Bowles, Committee Member
Eric Thomson, Committee Member
Nancy Carr-Gordon, Committee Member
Gary Harm, Committee Member
David Soares, Committee Member
C. T. Weber, Committee Member
Abe Baily, Committee Member
Along with the committee we are assisted by Aaron Read and Pat Moran from the offices of Aaron Read and Associates’ our legislative lobbyists who monitor legislation that would affect public retirees in anyway.
The committee produces a list of bills to be tracked along with positions and make this list available on the State RPEA web site.
The legislation tracked is of both the State of California and Federal
Government as it proceeds through the adoption process. The Committee also tracks any ballot initiatives introduced that may affect our members.
From the Bylaws of RPEA
The Director of Legislation Shall:
Revised 10/20/12 at GA
From the RPEA – Policy File
D.6.0 Legislative Committee
Chapter 009, Surf City Santa Cruz Chapter Legislative Committee