Geneve Villacres

Geneve Villacres, Director

Geneve Villacres headshotGeneve Villacres is the Deputy Director of Communications at the Democratic Office of Communications and Outreach under the Speaker of the California Assembly. In this role she leads a team of media, data, and statewide outreach experts that help build communication strategies for Assembly Democrats. Previously, she served as Community Relations Manager at Pacific Gas and Electric Company, where she created a workforce development strategy focused on local and diverse hiring, and managed the company’s education charitable investment portfolio.  

Throughout her career, Geneve has worked to advance good education, energy, and workforce policies through her work in the public and private sector. She brings a wealth of experience coordinating work-based learning and internship opportunities in the public and private sector, along with experience in communications, public relations, and K-12 pipeline development.  

Geneve received her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from California State University, Long Beach in 2005. She has been involved in various community organizations, including serving as Vice President of the Sacramento Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and serving on the Sacramento Asian Chamber of Commerce and the Hispanas Organized for Political Equality (HOPE) Leadership Institute.

Management Team

Keetha Mills
President and Chief Executive Officer

Julian Roberts
Chief Financial Officer

Joseph Quintana
Chief Operating Officer

Melissa Conner
Chief Advancement Officer

Bill McElyea
Vice President of Human Resources and Operations

Bryan Miller
Vice President of Communications and Technology

Andrea Meyer
General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

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Manuel Baca
Chair of the Board

Kathy Williams
Vice Chair of the Board

George Acero

Arnoldo Avalos

Ferial Govashiri

Frank Gornick

Geneve Villacres

Jennifer Perry

Lance Izumi

Patrick Mulvaney

Yasmin Davidds

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