Board of Trustees
William Hauck
William Hauck
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William Hauck

Chair (1998-2000), Board of Trustees
Vice Chair (1996-98), Board of Trustees
Member, Board of Trustees (1993-2017)
The California State University

Mr. Hauck joined Goddard Claussen/West as Senior Advisor in late 2011. Prior to joining GC/West, Hauck served as President and CEO of the California Business Roundtable and was responsible for all operations of the organization. The Roundtable is headquartered in Sacramento and is composed of the Chief Executive and Senior Operating Officers of major corporations doing business in the state. The organization's mission is to provide policy leadership at the state level regarding the maintenance of a sound economy and business climate in California. He served in this capacity from 1996 to 2011.

Prior to joining the Roundtable Hauck was Executive Vice-President and major shareholder of Information for Public Affairs Inc., a Sacramento based national information services company now owned by Lexis/Nexis. Hauck also has held a number of executive positions in state government including Deputy Chief of Staff to the Governor, Chief of Staff to two Assembly Speakers and Director of the Assembly Office of Research. Hauck also chaired the state's Constitution Revision Commission (appointed by Governor Pete Wilson) and as Co-Chair of the California Performance Review Commission (appointed by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger).

Mr. Hauck serves on the Board of Directors of Blue Shield of California. He is currently Chair of the Nomination and Corporate Government Committee and also serves on the Compensation Committee.

Additionally, Hauck is a member of the Board of Directors of the Blue Shield of California Foundation and chairs the Audit Committee.

Mr. Hauck received a B.A. in social science from San Josť State University (1963).