Norman Pattiz (AGAIN!)

He has been appointed by Governor Brown to another twelve year term ending in 2026.

updated bio here: http://regents.universityofcalifornia.edu/about/members-and-advisors/bios/norman-pattiz.html
Appointed September 21, 2001 to a term expiring March 1, 2004 (by Davis); appointed September 4, 2003 to a term expiring March 1, 2014 (by Davis); 

Committee Membership (2016-2017)

Compensation

Investments


Oversight of the DOE Laboratories (Chair)



Committee Membership (2015-2016)

Compensation
Health Services
Investments
Oversight of the DOE Laboratories (Chair)

Committee Membership (2013-2014)
Health Services (Vice Chair)
Investments
Oversight of the DOE Laboratories (Chair)

UC Regents Committee Memberships for (2011-12):
Compensation
Governance
Health Services (Vice Chair)
Oversight of the DOE Laboratories (Chair)

Education:
Profession: Founder and Chairman of the Board of Westwood One.
Norman Pattiz is the founder and Chairman of Westwood One, America's largest radio network and one of the world's leading media companies. Westwood One is the radio home of CBS News, NBC News, CNN, Metro Traffic, NFL, NCAA and the Olympic Games, plus numerous talk and entertainment programs. In 2000 and again in 2002, Pattiz was appointed by Presidents Clinton and Bush to serve on the Broadcasting Board of Governors of the United States of America. The BBG is responsible for all U.S. non-military international broadcasting, including the Voice of America, Radio Free Europe, Middle East Television and Radio and others. Pattiz was twice confirmed by the United States Senate for that position.

Norm Pattiz is heavily involved in local civic and philanthropic activities. He is a reserve deputy in the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department, a member of the Region 1 Homeland Security Advisory Council, the primary benefactor of the Academy of Music at Hamilton High School and a member of the Board of the Sheriff's Youth Foundation as well as a member of the Council of Foreign Relations and Pacific Council on International Relations.

Pattiz has been the recipient of numerous professional and civic awards including the Distinguished Education Service Award, The Freedom of Speech Award, numerous Broadcaster of the Year Awards and was most recently inducted into the National Radio Hall of Fame.

Mr. Pattiz was appointed by Governor Davis to fill the remainder of a 12-year term, which expires March 1, 2004. In September 2003, he was appointed by Governor Davis to fill the remainder of a 12-year term which expires March 1, 2014.

source: http://www.universityofcalifornia.edu/regents/regbios/pattiz.html
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Norman Pattiz
Regent, University of California
Chair of the laboratories committee

Dates of term:
Mr. Pattiz was appointed by Governor Davis to fill the remainder of a 12-year term, which expired March 1, 2004. In September 2003, he was appointed by Governor Davis to fill the remainder of a 12-year term which expires March 1, 2014.

Education:
Honorary doctorate from Southern Illinois University

Profession:
Founder and chairman of radio-giant Westwood One

Potential Conflict Alert
As head of the regents’ committee with oversight over the Department of Energy laboratories run by the UC, Pattiz has large investments in energy and scientific-related public companies including between $10,001 to $100,000 in Southwest Energy, the same amount in Exxon Mobil and same relative investment in a large energy fund.

The laboratories deal with much more than just energy and Pattiz has his hand in other large investments, such as biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medical related stocks.

Professional bio:
Pattiz started his radio syndication company in 1976 in a one-room office on the westside of Los Angeles. He is now the founder and chairman of Westwood One, America's largest radio network company and the nation's largest producer of news, sports, talk and entertainment programming. His company owns, manages or distributes NBC Radio Network, CBS Radio Network, the Metro Networks, CNN Radio.

President Clinton appointed Pattiz in 2000 to serve on the Broadcasting Board of Governors of the United States of America. He was reappointed to that post by President Bush in 2002, serving through 2006. The BBG oversees all U.S. non-military international broadcasting including Voice of America, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, Radio Free Asia, Worldnet Television, Radio and TV Marti and the Middle East Broadcasting Network. As chairman of the Middle East committee, Mr. Pattiz was responsible for conceiving and launching Radio Sawa and Alhurra Television.

Norman Pattiz was inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame in 2009.

Major investments:
In 2008, Pattiz had several major investment holdings of between $100,001 and $1 million: Ishares TR S&P, municipal bond fund, managed asset funds GPS Income Fund, GPS New Equity Fund LP, GPS High Yield Equity Fund; and corporate bonds in ESC Conseco.

He also held an unlisted amount in world stock fund Nuveen Tradewinds Global and
mutual fund IVA Worldwide Fund.

Pattiz also held position of between $10,001 and $100,000 in numerous public companies.

Estimated earnings (2008):
Pattiz received more than $100,000 in salary (the highest choice available) from his company. And as a trustee of the Norman Pattiz 1996 Charitable Trust he received a salary of between $10,001 and $100,000.

Political ties/campaign contributions:
Pattiz has been a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and Pacific Council on International Policy, director of the Office of Foreign Relations of the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department, and served on the Region 1, Homeland Security Advisory Council.

Philanthropy and community service:
Pattiz serves as a member of the Board of Councilors of the Annenberg School for Communication at USC, as well as the Communications Board of UCLA and the Dean's Advisory Board of the California State University, Fullerton.

He is also past president and executive board member of Broadcast Education Association and a trustee of the Museum of Television & Radio and the Hollywood Radio & Television Society. He is the primary benefactor of the Hamilton High Academy of Music and the Norman J. Pattiz Concert Hall.

CA Senate Rules Committee UC Regents Reappointment Confirmation Hearing August 2014