Guillermo Rodriguez

Guillermo Rodriguez is the California State Director for The Trust for Public Land.  He
brings over 20 years of successful nonprofit, private sector and local government
experience to the organization. He is responsible for developing, managing and leading
the Trust’s land acquisition, park development and policy activities throughout the state. 
Before joining The Trust for Public Land, Guillermo worked for the City and County of
San Francisco starting his public service career with Mayor Gavin Newsom where he
was responsible for local hiring programs, workforce development and the CityBuild
program.  Guillermo continued with Mayor Ed Lee as the Policy & Communications
Director for the San Francisco Department of the Environment where he was
responsible for managing local, state and federal environmental policy and
Prior to his public service, Guillermo held senior level positions at Pacific Gas and
Electric Company and served as Executive Director of the Latino Issues Forum, a
nonprofit public policy and advocacy institute.
Guillermo remains active with several local and statewide nonprofits including Brightline
Defense Project, Chinese for Affirmative Action, Meals on Wheels San Francisco and
served on the California Postsecondary Education Commission, Mono Lake Committee,
founding director of the Greenlining Institute and Trustee with the California State Parks

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