Julie Zeisler is the Executive Director of the Jewish Public Affairs Committee of California (JPAC). JPAC is the largest statewide association of non-profit Jewish organizations in the nation. Julie has professionalized and expanded the work of JPAC and has worked to increase the Jewish community’s impact in Sacramento working closely with JPAC member organization liaisons and JPAC’s lobbyists. Her work with JPAC has forged relationships between non-profit organizations across the State and elected officials.
Prior to her work at JPAC, Julie spent five years working for former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa’s office of Homeland Security and Public Safety, and was responsible for managing over $60 million in federal and state grant programs benefiting the City of Los Angeles. Julie has a Masters of Public Policy from USC and an undergraduate degree from UC Santa Barbara.
Cliff Berg of Governmental Advocates serve as JPAC’s representatives in Sacramento. In this role, Mr. Berg works bipartisanly building deep relationships with legislative policy makers, the Administration and state agencies to advocate for JPAC’s policy priorities, including social services, traditional community concerns, and the broadly shared values that affect the citizens of our State.