February 2, 2022 – Governor Newsom has appointed Ms. Nora Vargas to the California Air Resource Board (CARB). She replaces Nathan Fletcher whose resignation was announced by CARB Board Chair Randolph at their January Board Meeting. Ms. Vargas currently serves as Vice Chair of the San Diego Board of Supervisors. According to her Board of Supervisors bio, she also serves as Chair of the San Diego Association of Governments’ Transportation Committee and the Air Pollution Control District, where her priorities include “promoting environmental and climate justice to support communities that have been disproportionately impacted.”
Ms. Vargas must be confirmed by the California State Senate as a condition of her appointment. CNGVC welcomes Ms. Vargas to the position and looks forward to working with her in this new role.