SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Kelly Seyarto (R-Murrieta) has been given his committee assignments for the 2021-22 legislative session by Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon.
Seyarto was appointed to eight committees, three of which he will serve as Vice Chair. These include Elections, Housing and Community Development, and the newly formed Assembly Committee on Emergency Management focused exclusively on disaster and emergency response and communication.
“I applaud the Speaker’s decision to create a committee specifically to address California’s emergencies and it is my privilege as a former firefighter to serve as its first Vice Chair,” said Assemblymember Seyarto. “We can now concentrate our efforts on developing a more focused response to issues such as fire prevention, medical service deployment, and emergency communication.”
Other committee assignments include Public Safety, Natural Resources, Labor and Employment, Public Employment and Retirement, and Revenue and Taxation.
“As an incoming freshman, I am honored that the Speaker has placed so much trust and confidence in my abilities as to appoint to me to multiple leadership roles and committees covering a diverse range of issues,” said Assemblymember Seyarto. “I look forward to working with my colleagues to better serve our great state and the communities of our 67th District.”
Seyarto comes to the Assembly with 35 years of experience as a firefighter. In 2015, he retired after achieving the rank of Battalion Chief. He also served on the Murrieta City Council, first from 1997 through 2006, and then from 2016 until 2020, both as a Councilmember and Mayor.