Maurine Padden
Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer


Maurine Padden is the chief operating officer for CBA. She previously served  as CBA’s chief administrative officer and also as its lead lobbyist in the most active state legislature in the country. Maurine continues to manage CBA’s legislative advocacy efforts. Immediately prior to joining CBA in 1989, Maurine was counsel for the State Teachers Retirement System (STRS), and also served as trial counsel for the Department of Industrial Relations.

Maurine received her law degree from University of the Pacific’s McGeorge School of Law and holds her bachelor’s degree in government and economics from California State University, Sacramento.