The California State PTA Legislation Team and Kevin Gordon, one of the top West Coast fiscal experts in school funding, met on Tuesday, May 24 at 7 pm for a California budget discussion. Kevin highlighted some of the changes outlined in the Governor’s May Revise budget proposal and answered questions from our members.
BIO: Kevin Gordon, President and Partner, Capitol Advisors
Widely viewed among the top education advocates in California, Kevin is the President and a founding Partner of Capitol Advisors Group. Kevin was the longtime Executive Director of the California Association of School Business Officials (CASBO), and previously served as the Chief Lobbyist and Assistant Executive Director of the California School Boards Association (CSBA). He also served as Chief of Staff to Congressman Robert T. Matsui and as a legislative advocate for the California Building Industry Association (CBIA). He holds a master’s degree in public administration from the University of San Francisco. Prior to that, while completing his undergraduate degree in communication studies at the University of California, Davis, he was recruited by the IBM Corporation and served three years in its national marketing division for large systems.