Richard Blum (AGAIN!)

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

Committee Membership (2016-2017)

Finance
Governance
Health Services
Oversight of the DOE Laboratories

updated UCOP bio: http://regents.universityofcalifornia.edu/about/members-and-advisors/bios/richard-blum.html


Appointed March 12, 2002 to a term expiring March 1, 2014 (by Davis);

Committee Membership (2015-2016)

Compensation
Compliance and Audit
Long Range Planning


Committee Membership (2013-2014)
Compensation
Finance
Health Services
Long Range Planning
Oversight of the DOE Labs

UC Regents Committee Memberships for (2011-12):
Finance
Governance
Oversight of the DOE Labs
Education: B.A., University of California, Berkeley; M.B.A, University of California, Berkeley; Profession: Chairman of Blum Capital Partners, L.P.; Co-Chairman of Newbridge Capital, LLC.

Richard C. Blum is Chairman of Blum Capital Partners, L.P. and Co-Chairman of Newbridge Capital, LLC. Mr. Blum earned his B.A. and M.B.A degrees from the University of California, Berkeley. He was the recipient of UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business Alumnus of the Year Award in 1994 and is a member of the Advisory Board of the School. Mr. Blum serves as a director on a number of boards, including Playtex Products, Glenborough Realty Trust and is Chairman of CB Richard Ellis. He also serves as Co-Chairman of the World Conference on Religion and Peace and is Founder and Chairman of the American Himalayan Foundation and is a board member of the World Wildlife Fund and the Wilderness Society. He is also a trustee and a member of the executive committee of The Carter Center, founded by former President Jimmy Carter. Mr. Blum was appointed as a Regent in 2002 by Governor Davis to a 12-year term.

source: http://www.universityofcalifornia.edu/regents/regbios/blum.html
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Investor’s Club: How the UC Regents Spin Public Funds into Private Profit
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Richard Blum: The Man Behind California’s “Developing Economy” by Will Parrish on Feb 3rd, 2010
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Regent Blum is a powerful financier, president of the investment firm Blum Capital, and husband of United States Senator Dianne Feinstein. Blum is a major stockholder in a number of companies, and Blum and Feinstein have come under scrutiny multiple times for potential conflicts of interest in which their public service duties have ultimately proved massively profitable for their businesses.
source: http://www.ucwatch.org/accountableUC.html
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CA Senate Rules Committee UC Regents Reappointment Confirmation Hearing August 2014