Our Staff

Micah Weinberg
president and CEO

Kate Bosworth
event coordinator and executive assistant

Deb Kollars
policy and communications consultant

Susan Lovenburg
director, partnership for economic prosperity

Fred Silva
senior fiscal policy advisor


California Forward relies on the skills and talents of a broad group of consultants who are committed to transforming California’s government through bipartisan reforms. Among those who are currently part of our dynamic team:

Katherine J. Armstrong
project management consultant

Ed Coghlan, Coghlan Consulting
strategic communications consultant

Charles Gardiner

John Guenther
website services

Kathryn Jett
community corrections/program expert

James P. Mayer
senior fellow & president emeritus

Nadine Ono

Jania Palacios
media relations consultant

Van Ton-Quinlivan
senior fellow, california economic summit

Adam Tumminaro

Veronica Villalobos Cruz
workforce consultant

Diana Williams
housing policy consultant