Douglas Bosco — Chairman

Douglas H. Bosco was appointed to the State Coastal Conservancy by Governor Gray Davis in November 2003, and has served as its Chairman since November 2004. Mr. Bosco served as a Member of the United States House of Representatives (1982-1990), representing California’s First District, which stretches from Sonoma County to the Oregon border. A lifelong advocate of fishery and natural resource conservation, Mr. Bosco authored the California Wilderness Act, the Smith River National Recreation Area Act, the Klamath-Trinity River Restoration Act, the Hoopa-Yurok Settlement Act and the Laguna de Santa Rosa National Wildlife Preserve Act. As a Member of the California Legislature (1978-82), Mr. Bosco authored a number of environmental measures, including the California Renewable Resources Investment Act. He is a past member of the California Industrial Welfare Commission, and sits on a number of charitable boards. He earned his B.A. and J.D. degrees from Willamette University in Salem, Oregon. He practices law with the San Francisco firm, Hanson Bridgett. Mr. Bosco resides in Santa Rosa with his wife, Gayle, and two children, John and Cassie.

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