CalChamber Policy Staff & Executive Team: Jeanne Cain

Jeanne Cain
Executive Vice President, Policy

Jeanne Cain oversees the development of public policy and strategy as executive vice president, policy, for the CalChamber.

She returned to CalChamber at the beginning of 2004 following a stint as regional vice president, Western Region, for the American Insurance Association (AIA). At AIA, Cain led all the association's western regional operations, overseeing all state government affairs in the 10-state region covering Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah and Washington.

Before joining AIA, Cain spent four years as vice president, government relations for CalChamber, directing the activities of CalChamber's legislative staff, serving as its chief policy advocate and specialist on health care issues, and representing CalChamber on a number of coalitions.

Jeanne Cain kicks off a workshop outlining the wide-ranging impacts of the truck/bus replacement rule being developed by the California Air Resources Board for implementation starting December 31, 2010.

She has more than 23 years of experience in the legislative and executive branches of government, having served as legislative secretary and deputy chief of staff for Governor Pete Wilson, deputy director for administration and fiscal integrity at the Major Risk Medical Insurance Board and a consultant to the Assembly Ways and Means Committee.

Cain earned a B.A. in social work and corrections from California State University, Sacramento.

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