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Melanie Perron

Assistant Deputy Director of Legislative Affairs

Melanie Perron, Assistant Deputy Director of Legislative Affairs

Melanie Perron is the Assistant Deputy Director of Legislative Affairs, in the External Affairs office. She is the contact for navigating the department's interactions with the California State Legislature.

With the department since 2013, Ms. Perron brings a wealth of legislative experience including as the legislative manager at the California Department of Conservation from 2010 to 2013 where she worked on issues pertaining to oil and gas extraction, mining, and farmland protection; the legislative coordinator at the California Department of General Services from 2008 to 2010 where she worked on real estate issues including alternative public works delivery methods and then-Governor Schwarzenegger’s proposal to sell high-valued State properties; and a legislative assistant at the Office of Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger from 2007 to 2008. She also worked in the Office of Assemblymember Rick Keene from 2004 to 2006.

Ms. Perron is a graduate of the University of Nevada-Reno with a Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, and minor in Information Systems.

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