Frazier to Chair Accountability and Administrative Review



During yesterdays  swearing-in for the State Assembly, new leadership assignments were announced by Assembly Speaker John A. Pérez with five Democratic freshman members of the Assembly in a caucus post. Assemblyman Jim Frazier received a committee chair that appears to be a perfect fit considering he ran his campaign on accountability and ethical government and will chair the Accountability and Administrative Review Committee.

Here is the short list of our local leaders committees.

  • Accountability and Administrative Review: Assemblyman Jim Frazier, D-Oakley*
  • Budget Subcommittee No. 2 on Education Finance: Assemblywoman Susan A. Bonilla, D-Concord
  • Education: Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan, D-Alamo

Complete list of Assembly leadership assignments:

Speaker pro Tempore: Assemblywoman Nora Campos, D-San Jose
Assistant Speaker pro Tempore: Assemblyman Kevin Mullin, D-South San Francisco*
Majority Floor Leader: Assemblywoman Toni Atkins, D-San Diego
Assistant Majority Floor Leader: Assemblyman Anthony Rendon, D-Lakewood*
Majority Whip: Assemblyman Chris R. Holden, D-Pasadena*
Democratic Whip: Jimmy Gomez, D-Los Angeles*
Democratic Whip: V. Manuel Pérez, D-Coachella
Democratic Caucus Chair: Philip Y. Ting, D-San Francisco*
Rules Committee Chair: Nancy Skinner, D-Berkeley
Accountability and Administrative Review: Assemblyman Jim Frazier, D-Oakley*
Aging and Long-Term Care: Assemblywoman Mariko Yamada, D-Davis
Agriculture: Assemblywoman Susan Talamantes Eggman, D-Stockton*
Appropriations: Assemblyman Mike Gatto, D-Los Angeles
Arts, Entertainment, Sports, Tourism and Internet Media: Assemblyman Ian Calderon, D-Whittier*
Banking and Finance: Assemblyman Roger Dickinson, D-Sacramento
Budget: Assemblyman Bob Blumenfield, D-Los Angeles
Budget Subcommittee No. 1 on Health and Human Services: Assemblywoman Holly J. Mitchell, D-Los Angeles
Budget Subcommittee No. 2 on Education Finance: Assemblywoman Susan A. Bonilla, D-Concord
Budget Subcommittee No. 3 on Resources and Transportation: Assemblyman Richard Bloom, D-Santa Monica*
Budget Subcommittee No. 4 on State Administration: Assemblyman Tom Daly, D-Anaheim*
Budget Subcommittee No. 5 on Public Safety: Assemblyman Reggie Jones-Sawyer, Sr., D-Los Angeles*
Budget Subcommittee No. 6 on Budget Process, Oversight and Program Evaluation: Assemblyman Bob Blumenfield, D-Los Angeles
Business, Professions and Consumer Protection: Assemblyman Richard Gordon, D-Menlo Park
Education: Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan, D-Alamo
Elections and Redistricting Assemblyman Paul Fong, D-Cupertino
Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials: Assemblyman Luis Alejo, D-Watsonville
Governmental Organization: Assemblyman Isadore Hall, D-Compton
Health: Assemblyman Richard Pan, D-Sacramento
Higher Education: Assemblyman Das Williams, D-Santa Barbara
Housing and Community Development: Assemblywoman Norma Torres, D-Pomona
Human Services: Assemblyman Mark Stone, D-Scotts Valley*
Insurance: Assemblyman Henry Perea, D-Fresno
Jobs, Economic Development, and the Economy: Assemblyman Jose Medina, D-Riverside*
Judiciary: Assemblyman Bob Wieckowski, D-Fremont
Labor and Employment: Assemblyman Roger Hernández, D-West Covina
Local Government: Assemblyman Katcho Achadjian, R-San Luis Obispo
Natural Resources: Assemblyman Wesley Chesbro, D-Eureka
Public Employees, Retirement and Social Security: Assemblyman Rob Bonta, D-Alameda*
Public Safety: Assemblyman Tom Ammiano, D-San Francisco
Revenue and Taxation: Assemblyman Raul Bocanegra, D-Pacoima*
Transportation: Assemblywoman Bonnie Lowenthal, D-Long Beach
Utilities and Commerce: Assemblyman Steven Bradford, D-Gardena
Veterans Affairs: Assemblyman Al Muratsuchi, D-Torrance*
Water, Parks and Wildlife: Assemblyman Ben Hueso, D-San Diego
Joint Legislative Audit: Assemblyman Adam Gray, D-Merced*
Assembly Legislative Ethic: Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia,* D-Bell Gardens, and Assemblyman Alan Mansoor, R-Costa Mesa
Select Committee on Agriculture and the Environment: Assemblyman Marc Levine, D-San Rafael*
Select Committee on Community Colleges: Assemblyman Steve Fox, D-Lancaster*
Select Committee on Job Creation for the New Economy, Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva, D-Fullerton*
Select Committee on Regional Approaches to Addressing the State’s Water Crisis: Assemblyman Rudy Salas, D-Bakersfield*
Select Committee on Regional Transportation Solutions: Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva, D-Fullerton*
Select Committee Workforce and Vocational Development in California: Assemblyman Rudy Salas, D-Bakersfield*


  1. That seems like a bunch of committees that are not needed. why not just combine some and call it a day?

  2. Anyone know anything about Ben Hueso of San Diego. He is the Chair of water and being in San Diego, he may not be an ally on Delta issues.

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