About Bob Cline

Summary
Experienced lobbyist, legislative advocate and Association administrator offering a thorough, practical understanding of effective state and local government relations, since 1980.

Former elected Member of the California State Legislature representing Los Angeles and Ventura Counties for 10 years in the state Assembly, from 1970 to 1980. Former President Los Angeles Community College Board of Trustees, elected and served 1969-1971.

Master's Degree (MBA) in Business Administration, University of California, 1961 (Finance).

Assembly Rules Committee, elected by colleagues to serve.
Served on Assembly Committees:

  • Revenue and Taxation
  • Education
  • Finance and Insurance
  • Governmental Organization
  • Housing and Community Development
  • Public Employees, Retirement & Social Security
  • Water, Parks & Wildlife

Experienced and persuasive public speaker with the ability to lead, communicate and execute ideas into accomplishments. Award winning author, published by Pacific Research Institute, San Francisco.

Financial and Tax Consultant with own firm, 1964 through 1980

Experience
Long term personal and professional relationship association with Governor Gray Davis; former Governors Pete Wilson, George Deukmejian and Jerry Brown.

Robert C. Cline Company -- Financial and Tax Consultants, advising corporate and individual clients on tax matters, mergers and real estate.

Cline, Holzberg Company -- Partnership in accounting, tax and financial consulting.

SummaryExperienceEducation & MilitaryCivic & Political

Education and Military
M.B.A. (Finance), University of California
Graduate School of Business Administration
Berkeley, 1961; A.B., U.C. Berkeley, 1955.

United States Army, U.S. Army Air Defense Command
NIKE Guided Missile Battalion, 1956-1958.

Civic and Political
Successful campaign fund raiser for candidates and clients for political action.
Responsible for over $200,000 in PAC funds. Increased member contributions to ABC Cal-PAC from $8,200 to $92,000.

President, Lincoln Club of Sacramento Valley

Successful campaign manager, political strategist and organizer

Former Member, Los Angeles Mayor's City Economic Development Board.

1976 Republican National Convention, Reagan Delegation
1964 Republican National Convention, Honorary Assistant, Sgt. at Arms

Founding Member,Secretary-Treasurer, and current President of Butte Sink Waterfowl Association, a 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable corporation, specializing in water supplies and waterfowl habitat.