Sam Delson, External and Legislative Affairs

Sam Delson was appointed as the office’s Deputy Director for External and Legislative Affairs in April, 2007. He is the office’s liaison with the Legislature, the news media and the public. He is also responsible for producing and distributing informational materials and directs the Proposition 65 Implementation Program.

Delson previously served as a principal consultant in the California State Legislature for Assemblymembers Darrell Steinberg and Alberto Torrico and was a fiscal and policy analyst for the Legislative Analyst’s Office. Before entering government service, he was a newspaper reporter and editor.

Delson earned a Master of Arts degree in communication at Stanford University and a Master in Public Administration degree at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government. His undergraduate degree is from Carleton College.