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Kent Kauss

Board Member

Kent Kauss is the ​Manager of State Government Relations for Sempra Energy.

Kauss oversees the Government Relations department and is responsible for developing strategies involving the California Legislature and administration.

Prior to working at Sempra, he was the Senior Director, State Government Relations, for Pacific Gas and Electric Company for 17 years.

Before joining PG&E, Kauss served as the Director of the Office of Governmental Affairs for the California Public Utilities Commission and budget and fiscal work for the California State Assembly.

Kauss resides in Sacramento, CA where he is active in youth sports including coaching and previously served on a youth sports board. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the California Veterans Benefit Fund.

Kauss holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.

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