Public Affairs

Two Appointments Made to CSU Board of Trustees

April 30, 2010

George Gowgani has been reappointed to the CSU Board of Trustees, where he has served as a member since 2004.  He has been a private education consultant since 1998.  Previously, Gowgani worked for Cal Poly San Luis Obispo as associate dean for the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences from 1996 to 1998, head of the Horticulture and Crop Science Department from 1987 to 1996, and professor of weed control and crop physiology from 1967 to 1987. 

In addition, C.C. Yin was also appointed to the board.  He has owned and operated McDonald's franchises in Solano and Yolo Counties since 1984.  Prior to that, Yin worked as a structural engineer at Fluor Corporation from 1971 to 1984, Bechtel Corporation from 1969 to 1971 and Austin Company from 1966 to 1969.  He is a founding member and chairman of the Asian Pacific Islander American Public Affairs Association.