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Wesley Chesbro's Biography
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Wesley 'Wes' Chesbro
Wife: Cindy; 2 Children: Alan, Collin
Attended, Humboldt State University, Arcata
Attended, Natural Resources, California State University, Humboldt
BA, Organizational Behavior, University of San Francisco
Assembly Member, California State Assembly, District 1, 2008-2014
Senator, California State Senate, 1998-2006
Supervisor, Board of Supervisors, Humboldt County, 1980-1990
Member, Arcata City Council, 1974-1980
Member, Board of Directors, California Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission
Member, Board of Directors, Humboldt Bay Housing and Development Corporation
Former Member, Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials Committee, California State Assembly
Member, Pacific Fisheries Legislative Task Force, present
Member, Western Legislative Forestry Task Force, present
Member, Local Agency Formation Commission, 1982-1990
Member, California Senate Solid Waste Task Force, 1988-1989
Member, Solar Cal, Local Government Commission, 1981-1982
Director, Arcata Community Recycling Center, 1971-1972
Religious, Civic, and other Memberships
Member, Board of Directors, Open Door Community Health Systems Centers
Member, Multiple Sclerosis Society
Co-Founder, Northcoast Environmental Center
Member, United Methodist Church
Member, California Integrated Waste Management Board, 1990-1998, 2007-2008
Founding Member, California Integrated Waste Management Board, 1990-1998
Vice Chair, Western States Recycling Coalition, 1995-1997
Member, Board of Directors, County Supervisors Association of California, 1988-1990
Member, Board of Directors, Redwood Natural History Association, 1986-1990
Member, Humboldt County Child Welfare Advisory Board, 1986-1990
Member, Humboldt Health Planning Council, 1985-1990
Member, Humboldt Transit Authority Board, 1982-1990
Member, Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Prevention, Humboldt County, 1983-1990
Member, Redwood Empire Division, League of California Cities, 1978
Member, Northcoast Environmental Center, 1971-1974
Co-Founder, Arcata Community Recycling Center, 1971
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