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Joanne Kozberg

Principal, California Strategies, LLC
Trustee, UC Berkeley Foundation

Joanne Kozberg


Joanne Kozberg has held senior positions in California state government and the state's most prominent educational and arts institutions. She has been a Principal with California Strategies since 2003 in Los Angeles, working with the public and private sectors, including non-profit organizations, on organizational transformation, competitiveness, resource development, regulatory reform and governance.

During Governor Pete Wilson's term, she served as Secretary of State and Consumer Services, managing an agency with 14,000 employees, a $1.4-billion budget and 12 departments. She served Wilson during his terms as U.S. Senator as Senior Policy Consultant for entertainment and film, transportation, land-use and arts. 

Kozberg is Regent Emeritus of the University of California, Trustee Emeritus of the J. Paul Getty Trust and past Director of the California Community Foundation. She is a member of the Public Policy Institute of California Leadership Council and Trustee of the UC Berkeley Foundation, and sits on the advisory councils of the Goldman School at UC Berkeley and the Luskin School at UCLA. 

Kozberg earned a B.A. from UC Berkeley, an M.A. in public policy from Occidental College and is a graduate of the Coro Fellowship.

Last updated on 02/15/2018