Public Law

Public Law Journal: Fall 2015, Vol. 38, No. 4

Five Members Appointed to the Public Law Section Executive Committee

The Public Law Section Executive Committee is pleased to announce that five new members began their terms at the State Bar Annual Meeting in October. The new members are Alex Calero, Caroline Fowler, Tara L. Newman, Eugene Park, and Arthur Wylene.

Executive Committee members serve three-year terms, and oversee the Public Law Section’s on-going efforts to provide valuable conferences, webinars, and other resources and opportunities for Section members. Applications for terms beginning next Fall are due by January 29, 2016. If you are interested in applying, please visit for additional information and for applications.

Alex Calero is senior counsel in the California Department of Business Oversight. Mr. Calero has worked as a litigator for the Department (previously referred to as the Department of Corporations) since 2005. Mr. Calero also previously served as chair of the California Young Lawyers’ Association. Mr. Calero graduated from the University of San Diego School of Law. During law school, he interned at the Center for Public Interest Law and the California Attorney General’s Office. Prior to that, Calero served as a legislative aide in the California Assembly.

Caroline Fowler is the City Attorney of Santa Rosa, having been appointed by the City Council in 2008. Ms. Fowler previously served with distinction as a member on the Public Law Section Executive Committee. Ms. Fowlerhas alsoserved two terms on the League of California Cities Legal Advocacy Committee. Ms. Fowler previously served as the Assistant City Attorney for the City of Santa Rosa, and also worked for the law firm Maxwell, Allen & Cooper. Ms. Fowler graduated from California State University Dominguez Hills, and later graduated with honors from Southwestern University School of Law in Los Angeles.

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