SACRAMENTO – Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) today announced he has appointed Chula Vista City Councilmember Steve Padilla to the California Coastal Commission and reappointed Commissioner Carole Groom.
Padilla, a Democrat, serves on the Chula Vista City Council. He was first elected in 1994 and served two terms. In 2002, he was elected Mayor, serving until 2006. He previously served as a member of the California Coastal Commission from 2005-2007. He replaces San Diego County Supervisor Greg Cox, whose term expired.