California State PTA’s California Budget Discussion took place on January 24, 2022 with special guest Kevin Gordon, one of the top West Coast fiscal experts in school funding. Kevin highlighted some of the proposals outlined in the Governor’s budget announced on January 10 and answered questions from our members.
Click below to watch the recorded meeting and hear the most up-to-date information about the Governors proposed budget for California.
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.