Jim Waring, chairman and CEO of CleanTech San Diego, has been appointed to the California Transportation Commission, Gov. Jerry Brown announced Thursday.
Waring has been CEO of CleanTech since 2011 and chairman since 2007. He was deputy chief operating officer for land use and economic development for the city of San Diego from 2006 to 2007.
Previously, Waring was an attorney at Ross Dixon and Bell LLP from 1982 to 2006 and has been a partner at FI Financial LLC since 1988.
Waring has been a member of the dean’s advisory board at the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice at the University of San Diego since 2010 and a member of the San Diego Housing Commission since 2007. This position requires Senate confirmation and the compensation is $100 per diem.
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