Appointment Information

How to Apply for Membership in a Consumer Affairs Board

The first step to becoming a board, committee or advisory committee member is to submit an application to the office of the appropriate appointing official.

For details on vacancies and who appoints members to a particular board, review the Department of Consumer Affairs Board Member Roster. For more information on activities and membership for a particular board, visit the board's Web site. Links to board and bureau Web sites are available on the DCA Boards/Bureaus page.

Following is contact information for the three primary appointing offices:

Office of Governor Newsom
Attn: Appointments
State Capitol Building
Sacramento, CA 95814

Senate Rules Committee
State Capitol, Room 400
(916) 651-4151

Speaker of the Assembly
State Capitol
P.O. Box 942849
Sacramento, CA 94249-0046
(916) 319-2046

Resources and Requirements for Members of Boards of the Department of Consumer Affairs

State law requires board members within the Department of Consumer Affairs to complete orientation and training in several important areas, including ethics, conflict of interest laws and sexual harassment prevention.

Board members can review the following topics for further information on several key requirements, along with related resources provided by the Department of Consumer Affairs:

Each board may have unique procedures and requirements for its members. Board members can contact their executive officer and board staff for details and assistance.