September 7, 2021

SACRAMENTO – The Senate Rules Committee, chaired by Senate President pro Tempore Toni G. Atkins (D-San Diego), appointed Clarissa Falcon to the California Transportation Commission during its meeting today.

“With over 25 years of experience, Clarissa Falcon is a well-respected and collaborative community relations expert and problem solver,” Pro Tem Atkins said. “Clarissa will help ensure that as our state continues to grow, our transportation infrastructure and policies will serve and improve the quality of life for all Californians.”

Clarissa Falcon is the President and Principal Consultant for Falcon Strategies. She previously worked for the California State Senate as a district director and as a public policy analyst for the San Diego Regional Economic Development Corporation. She is a board member for the University of California, San Diego Chancellor’s Community Advisory Board, the San Diego Union Tribune Community Advisory Board, and the South County Economic Development Council.

Clarissa Falcon lives in Bonita and the term is for four years. Compensation is $100 per diem and necessary expenses.

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Toni G. Atkins is President pro Tempore of the California Senate. Having previously served as Speaker of the California Assembly, she began her tenure in the Senate in 2016. As Senator for District 39, she represents the cities of San Diego, Coronado, Del Mar and Solana Beach. Website of President pro Tempore Toni G. Atkins: www.senate.ca.gov/Atkins

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