About Bill Duplissea

Fifteen years experience in California politics, government and public policy offering a thorough, practical understanding of effective state and local governmental relations.

Former elected Member of the California State Legislature representing San Mateo County in the 20th Assembly District. Member of the Metropolitan Transportation Commission, serving the nine Bay Area Counties. Administrative Director of the Division of Workers' Compensation, Director of the Office of Manufacturing Retention, Public Member of the OSHA Appeals Board serving the Deukmejian and Wilson Administrations..

Elected by the Republican Caucus to the Leadership position of Caucus Secretary. Appointed by the Speaker of the California Assembly, Vice Chairman of the Assembly Committee on Transportation. Served on Assembly Committees:

  • Labor and Employment
  • Revenue and Taxation
  • Ways and Means ( now Appropriations)
  • Economic Development and New Technologies (now Jobs, Economic Development, and the Economy).

Extensive background in public speaking, grass roots organization, and public policy initiative. Statewide experience in fundraising and policy coalition building.

Twenty seven years of experience in owning and operating four small to medium size businesses in transportation equipment, finance, contract labor, and retail / wholesale dry cleaning.

Long term personal and professional relationship association with Governor Gray Davis -
and former Governors Pete Wilson and George Deukmejian.
Vice President California Truck Trailer Services Inc. 1980-present
President Bayview Trailer and Equipment Inc. 1980-1984
General Partner Carlos Cleaners and Launderers 1980-present.

SummaryExperienceEducationCivic & Political

Civic and Political
Society of California Pioneers
California Historical Society
NFL Alumni
California Republican State Central Committee
California Taxpayers Association
American Legislative Exchange Council

BA in History from the University of San Francisco in 1972.
AA from Menlo College in 1970