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Speaker Rendon Announces Appointment to California Coastal Commission

For immediate release:

SACRAMENTO— Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) today announced he has appointed Paloma Aguirre to the California Coastal Commission.

"I am delighted to be able to appoint Imperial Beach Mayor Paloma Aguirre to the California Coastal Commission. Her work as an alternate to the Commission over the past few years has been stellar, so I'm happy that her service will continue as a full-time Commissioner," said Speaker Rendon. "Mayor Aguirre's commitment to environmental justice, educational experience in marine biodiversity, and professional experience in environmental preservation will be a benefit to all Californians, and the health of our coastline. I am confident she will be a champion for our state's coast."

Aguirre has served as an alternate commissioner to the Coastal Commission since October 2021. In addition to serving as Mayor of Imperial Beach, she is the Senior Program Officer for the Environment at the nonprofit International Community Foundation. She holds a Master's Degree in Marine Biodiversity and Conservation from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California, San Diego.

Compensation for this appointment is $100 per day, and $12.50 for prep, not to exceed 8 hours, plus actual and necessary expenses.

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